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Sir Laurence Olivier


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Sir Laurence Olivier
   for his role in   
Hamlet (1948)
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.






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