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
- 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
- 24th June at 10pm on Yesterday
- 1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.
- David Copperfield (1970)
- Wednesday at 7.50am on Talking Pictures
- TV movie of Dickens’ story of a young man’s journey to maturity.
- The Jazz Singer (1980)
- Saturday at 4pm on True Movies
- Saturday at 5pm on True Movies Plus 1
- Oddly timed reprise of The Jazz Singer, with doting mother replaced by patient wife.