Laurence Olivier

Born:  May 22, 1907, Dorking, England.


1930: The Temporary Widow

1931:  Friends and Lovers, The Yellow Passport, Potiphar’s Wife

1932:  Westward Passage

1933:  Perfect Understanding, No Funny Business

1935:  Moscow Nights

1936:  As You Like It, The Conquest of the Air

1937:  Fire Over England

1938:  The Divorce of Lady X

1939:  Q Planes, Wuthering Heights  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1940:  21 Days, Rebecca  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), Pride and Prejudice

1941:  That Hamilton Woman, 49th Parallel

1943:  The Demi-Paradise

1944:  This Happy Breed, Henry V  (Oscar Winner: Special Achievement Oscar; Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1948:  Hamlet  (Oscar Winner: Best Actor; Oscar Nomination: Best Director)

1951:  The Magic Box

1952:  Carrie

1953:  The Beggar’s Opera

1955:  Richard III  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1957:  The Prince and the Showgirl

1959:  The Devil’s Disciple

1960:  The Entertainer  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), Spartacus

1962:  Term Of Trial

1963:  Uncle Vanya

1965:  Bunny Lake Is Missing, Othello  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1966:  Khartoum

1968:  Romeo and Juliet, The Shoes of the Fisherman

1969:  Oh! What A Lovely War, The Dance of Death, Battle of Britain

1970:  Three Sisters

1971:  Nicholas and Alexandra

1972:  Lady Caroline Lamb, Sleuth (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1974:  The Rehearsal

1976:  Marathon Man  (Oscar Nomination: Best Supporting Actor), The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

1977:  A Bridge Too Far

1978:  The Betsy, The Boys From Brazil  (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor)

1979:  A Little Romance, Dracula

1980:  The Jazz Singer

1981:  Inchon, Clash of the Titans

1983:  The Jigsaw Man

1984:  The Bounty

1985:  Wild Geese II

1989:  War Requiem


Died:  July 11, 1989, Steyning, England.