Date of Birth:
22 May 1907
Laurence Olivier played in 21 and created 3 movies in the Adventure, History, Romance, War, Music, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Action, Biography, Sci-Fi, Horror, Music, Fantasy, Family genres.
Laurence Olivier got succeed with average imdb rating 9.7.
1985: When presenting at the Oscars, he forgot to name the Best Picture nominees. He simply opened the envelope and proclaimed, "Amadeus (1984)".
Even with his noble titles, he refused to carry on a conversation with anyone who wouldn't address him as "Larry."
10/97: Ranked #46 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
Knighted in 1947, made life peer in 1970, awarded the Order of Merit in 1981.
Father, with Jill Esmond, of son Tarquin Olivier.
Was seriously considered for what became Marlon Brando's role in The Godfather (1972).
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