Laurence Olivier

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Laurence Olivier) Biography Olivier (Laurence Olivier) Laurence Olivier) (1907-1989), Laurence Olivier (Laurence Olivier) (1907-1989), English actor and director. III, In the history of the theater became a brilliant performance and original interpretation of Shakespeare’s images – Richard III, Hamlet, Othello. In addition to the roles of Shakespeare’s repertoire, the most successful work of the actor – Oedipus in Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex and entertainer comedian Archie Rice D.Osborna. Achievement and take the game, Olivier was a combination of looseness and emotion of American theater school with a perfect possession of the body and voice that distinguishes the English theatrical tradition. III. With truly limitless imagination, the actor to find creative solutions, such as scenes of death: dangerous jump on Hamlet Claudius dying convulsions of Richard III. Equally Olivier safely disposed of voice, for example at the end of King’s speech on the day of St. V). Crispin (Henry V). Born May 22, 1907 Dorking (England). In 1924-1925 he took acting classes at the Oxford School of diction and dramatic art. For thirty years he was a leading performer of Shakespeare roles in the theater “Old Vic”. V”, “III”, World fame brought Olivier films “Henry V”, “Hamlet”(“Oscar”, 1948) and”Richard III”, in which he was both the director and the lead actors. Chimes at Midnight”, 1966; IV”, “V”Add Fame and participate in one of the best adaptations of Shakespeare – O.Uellsa film”Midnight Bells”(“Chimes at Midnight”, 1966; also known as”Falstaff”; on the material plays “Henry IV”, “Henry V”and”Merry Wives of Windsor “). Venus Observed”), “Dance of Death”) Long Journey into Night”). Equally successfully Olivier acted in the plays “under the supervision of Venus”(“Venus Observed”),”Dance of Death”(“Dance of Death”) and”Long Day’s Journey into Night”(“Long Journey into Night”). Wuthering Heights”),”Rebecca”), “Spartacus”), “Sleuth”), “Marathon Man”) The Boys from Brazil”). Among the films in which he played – “Wuthering Heights”(“Wuthering Heights”),”Rebecca”(“Rebecca”),”Spartacus”(“Spartacus”),”Sleuth”(“Sleuth”),”Marathon”(“Marathon Man”) and”The Boys from Brazil”(“The Boys from Brazil”). In 1940 Olivier was married to actress Vivien Leigh. They often played in some performances and starred in the film”That Hamilton Woman”. A second marriage, Olivier was married to actress Joan Plowright. In 1947 he was elevated to the dignity of knighthood. In 1962 he became director of the National Theatre. In 1970, Olivier was the first actor received a life peerage, becoming Baron Olivier Brighton. Confessions of an Actor”). In 1982 came the publication of his autobiography, “Confessions of an actor” (“Confessions of an Actor”). Laurence Olivier died at his home in Steyning (West Sussex), 11 July 1989. Literature: Sokolskaya A. Olivier. — In the book. Actors foreign film, no. 2. M. 1965; Cottrell D. Laurence Olivier. M. 1985; I. Bergman Laterna Magica (Memories). M. 1989; K. Ognev stars of world cinema. M. 1992; Savosin D. Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier in bondage to their own passions. — Screen, 1994, number 10;
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