Laurence Olivier

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  • Birth Name: Laurence Kerr Olivier
  • Birth Place: Dorking, Surrey, England
  • Died: July 11, 1989
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer
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Pride and Prejudice TCM

Adaptation of Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel about romance and mores in pre-Victorian English society revolves around five middle-class sisters being courted by a variety of suitors. Of special note is the fractious relationship between spirited Elizabet (more…)

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Term of Trial TCM

Well-acted account of a teacher (Laurence Olivier), his wife (Simone Signoret) and the effects of a student's accusations. Sarah Miles, Hugh Griffith, Terence Stamp, Roland Culver, Frank Pettingell, Thora Hird, Norman Bird. Peter Glenville directed.

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  • Birth Name: Laurence Kerr Olivier
  • Birth Place: Dorking, Surrey, England
  • Died: July 11, 1989
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer