Laurence Olivier Biography, Facts & Life Story

Laurence Olivier American Actor, Director

Quick Facts

Known ForHamlet

Nickname:Larry Kim

Full Name:DescriptionLaurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier

Profession:Actor, Director


Date of Birth:May 22, 1907

Date of Death:July 11, 1989

Place of Death:Steyning, United Kingdom

Birthplace:Dorking, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:73 kg (160 lbs)


Hair Color:Dark Brown

Eye Color:Gray, Blue

Laurence Olivier Education

School: Drama School in London

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Laurence Olivier Career

Profession: Actor, Director

Known For: Hamlet

Debut TV Series/Movie: Perfect Understanding (1933)

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $20 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Gerard Olivier

Mother: Agnes Louise Crookenden

Brother(s): Gerard Dacres Olivier

Sister(s): Sybille Olivier

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Joan Plowright

Son(s): Richard Olivier, Tarquin Olivier

Daughter(s): Julie Kate Olivier, Tamsin Olivier

Ex Girlfriends:

Joan Plowright (1961 – 1989)
Vivien Leigh (1940 – 1960)
Jill Esmond (1930 – 1940)
Sarah Miles (1960)
Danny Kaye (1949 – 1950)
Terence Morgan
Peter Finch
Siegfried Sassoon
Margot Fonteyn
Duke of Kent
Ivor Novello

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