Laurence Olivier Biography (1907-1989)



Full name, Laurence Kerr Olivier; born May 22, 1907, in Dorking, England; died July 11, 1989, in Steyning, England; son of Gerard Kerr (a clergyman) and Agnes Louise (Crookenden) Olivier; married Jill Esmond (an actress), 1930 (divorced, 1940); married Vivien Leigh (an actress), August 30, 1940 (divorced, 1960); married Joan Plowright (an actress), March 17, 1961; children: Simon Tarquin (first marriage); Richard Kerr, Tamsin Agnes Margaret, and Julie Kate (third marriage).

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English
Gender
Male
Birth Details
May 22, 1907
Dorking, England
Death Details
July 11, 1989
Steyning, England

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