Appeared in William Congreve
's "Love for Love," in a National Theatre Production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Derek Jacobi
, Geraldine McEwan, John Stride, Edward Hardwicke, Graham Crowden, Edward Petherbridge, Joyce Redman
, Petronella Barker and Benjamin Whitrow in the cast. Peter Wood
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Baron Olivier | Lawrence Olivier | Lieut. Laurence Olivier | Lord Olivier | Sir Laurence Olivier | Sir Lawrence Olivier
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I'm England, that's all.
1970: He became the first actor made a peer of the realm (the only others subsequently being Bernard Miles
in 1979 and Richard Attenborough
in 1993) when Harold Wilson
's second Labour government secured him a life peerage to represent the interests of the theater in the House of Lords. He was elevated to the peerage as Baron Olivier of Brighton in 1970.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and royalty figures