Who Won the 1949
Academy Awards Best Actor

Laurence Olivier

("Hamlet")

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KC events Oct. 19-25: NASCAR, 'Dirty Dancing' onstage, 'Picasso' at the Nelson

Kansas City Star
The North American tour of the hit musical will bring the romantic story of Baby and Johnny to Lawrence for one night only. Popularized by the 1987 movie version starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze and remade for TV earlier this year, “Dirty ...

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From Olivier's dance of death to Picasso's Quixote: the National Theatre's poster power

The Guardian
Having seen the bulk of the National's shows over five and a half decades, I found Poynor's selection evoked many memories. Looking at the poster for a 1967 version of Strindberg's The Dance of Death, the photo of Laurence Olivier doing a boyars' dance ...

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Roy Dotrice, Nimble British Actor Familiar on Both Sides of Atlantic, Dies at 94

New York Times
“Paul Robeson played first base, Sam Wanamaker second and Laurence Olivier third,” he said. “Peter O'Toole was shortstop, Albert Finney was catcher, I pitched and Charles Laughton was umpire. We wore black tights and white Hamlet blouses. The women ...



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Are you among the 260000 following @marilynmonroe? New 'Essential Marilyn' book suggests why

Chicago Tribune
Film producer Jay Kanter has a short essay in the book, little more than an anecdote about Monroe meeting Laurence Olivier: “There she sat, looking in the big mirror, like a scared little girl almost afraid to meet the great actor. I explained to her ...

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