Even with his noble titles, he refused to carry on a conversation with anyone who wouldn't address him as "Larry."Knighted in 1947, made life peer in 1970, awarded the Order of Merit in 1981. He and Roberto Benigni are the only two actors to have directed themselves in Oscar-winning performances.
Director: John Schlesinger. "Is it safe?"
Director: John Badham. Also starred Kate Nelligan, Trevor Eve & Jan Francis
Director: William Wyler. Also starred Flora Robson, Donald Crisp & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Plot: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city...
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Also starred Lilli Palmer, Uta Hagen & Steve Guttenberg. Plot: A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich.
Robert Mitchum got the part
Peter O'Toole got the part
Marlon Brando got the part
Director: Roger Donaldson. Also starred Edward Fox, Daniel Day-Lewis & Bernard Hill. Plot: The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh (Hopkins), whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship.
Director: Robert Milton. Also starred Irving Pichel, Juliette Compton & Emmett King. Plot: A struggling writer divorces his wife to pursue his career without interference, but they meet in Europe years later after she has remarried.
"Gladiators don't make friends. If we're ever matched in the arena together, I have to kill you."
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Also starred Edna May Oliver, Maureen O'Sullivan & Ann Rutherford
English stage and screen actor (1907-1989)
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Margaret Rutherford, Felix Aylmer & George Thorpe
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Athene Seyler, Robert Cochran & Morton Selten
Director: Daniel Petrie. Also starred Tommy Lee Jones, Jane Alexander & Lesley-Anne Down. Plot: The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.
Also starring Nigel Bruce
Director: Peter Glenville. Also starred Terence Stamp, Hugh Griffith & Roland Culver. Plot: Graham Weir (Laurence Olivier) is an alcoholic schoolteacher whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career. He is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife.
IMDB rating 8.4/10. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Won 2 Oscars including Best Picture.
Director: Otto Preminger. Also starred Martita Hunt, Anna Massey & Clive Revill
IMDB:8.2/10. Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Won 4 Oscars.
Director: Tony Richardson. Also starred Joan Plowright, Alan Bates & Daniel Massey
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Also starred John Matthews, Eve Channing & Teddy Martin. Plot: A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.