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He is an actor who many consider
to be the greatest in the English-speaking world during
the twentieth century. Though Sir Laurence Olivier was
based mostly in England, he made a significant number
of Hollywood films. He was nominated for Academy Awards
as either an actor, producer or director twelve times,
winning twice, while also being honored with two special
Oscars. More. . .
"Acting is illusion, as much
illusion as magic is, and not so much a matter of being
real." -- Sir Laurence
"If I wasn't an actor, I think I'd have gone mad.
You have to have extra voltage, some extra temperament
to reach certain heights. Art is a little bit larger
than life- it's an exhalation of life and I think I
you probably need a little touch of madness." --
Sir Laurence Olivier
"Work is life for me, it is the only point of life-and
with it there is almost religious belief that service
is everything." -- Sir
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