Laurence Olivier

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (/ˈlɒrəns ˈlɪvi./; 22 Mey 1907 – 11 Julie 1989) wis an Inglis actor, director, an producer. Olivier is generally considered tae hae been ane o the greatest actors o the 20t century.[1]

The Lord Olivier

Laurence Olivier - 1961 - Boston.jpg
circa 1961
Born22 Mey 1907(1907-05-22)
Dorking, Surrey, Ingland, UK
Died11 Julie 1989(1989-07-11) (aged 82)
Ashurst, Wast Sussex, Ingland, UK
ThriftActor, director, producer, screenwriter
Years active1926–1988
Hauf-marrae(s)Jill Esmond (1930–40; divorced)
Vivien Leigh (1940–60; divorced)
Joan Plowright (1961–89; his daith)
Childer2 sons, 2 daughters
RelativesSydney Olivier (uncle, deceased)
Noël Olivier (cousin, deceased)


  1. Brunskill, Ian (ed.) (2007) Great Lives: A Century in Obituaries, Times Books, p. 435.