1907–1989 | British actor, producer, director
Distinguished British stage actor whose film appearances were reasonably frequent
Received an honorary Academy Award in 1979 ‘for the full body of his work, for the unique achievements of his entire career and his lifetime of contribution to the art of film.’
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Watch Laurence Olivier on British television
- Spartacus (1960)
- Saturday at 11.10am on Sky Cinema Select HD
- 28th March at 1pm on Sky Cinema Select HD
- The slaves of ancient Rome revolt and are quashed.
- 49th Parallel (1941)
- Monday at 11am on Film4 HD
- In Canada, five stranded U-boat men try to escape into the US.
- The World at War ()
- Monday at 10pm on Yesterday
- 1st April at 10pm on Yesterday
- 1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.
- The Jigsaw Man (1983)
- 27th March at 3.05pm on 5Spike
- 27th March at 4.05pm on 5Spike Plus 1
- 27th March at 4.10pm on 5Spike
- A British traitor in Moscow is given a new face and sent back home, where he becomes a double agent.