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
- Discovering Film ()
- Thursday at 5pm on Sky Arts HD
- Friday at 4am on Sky Arts
- Sky TV series featuring in-depth profiles of individual film stars.
- Spartacus (1960)
- Friday at 7.20am on Sky Cinema Greats HD
- 2nd December at 8.45am on Sky Cinema Greats
- The slaves of ancient Rome revolt and are quashed.
- Wuthering Heights (1939)
- Sunday at 10.35am on 5Select
- Sunday at 11.40am on 5Select
- The daughter of an unhappy middle-class Yorkshire family falls passionately in love with a gypsy who has been brought up with her.
- The World at War ()
- Monday at 10pm on Yesterday
- 1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.