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Olivier, Laurence Kerr, Baron Olivier (1907-1989), actor and director

Michael Billington

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/38623

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Early career | Rescued by Gielgud | Success in cinema | The Old Vic | Mid-life crisis | A classical recovery | New directions | The National Theatre | Later years

Reference Entry.  9119 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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