Date of Birth:
25 March 1897
John Laurie played in 7 movies in the Crime, Mystery, Thriller, War, Drama, Music, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Comedy genres.
John Laurie got succeed with average imdb rating 6.9.
Bantam-weight Scotsman John Laurie abandoned a career in architecture when he first stepped on stage in 1921. Laurie spent most of the next five decades playing surly, snappish types: the taciturn farmer who betrays fugitive Robert Donat in Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935), the repugnant Blind Pew in Disney's Treasure Island (1950) et. al.
A friend and favorite of Laurence Olivier, Laurie showed up in all three of Olivier's major Shakespearean films. He played Captain Jamie in He... Read more