Leading Men: Laurence Olivier


May 22, 1907  ~ July 11, 1989                    Laurence Olivier

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 According to author A. Scott Berg in his book, Kate Remembered, Katharine Hepburn was offered the role of Aunt March in the 1994 version of Little Women. In his book he recalls how a producer whom he had never met called him one day and asked him to use his influence with Kate to convince her to do the role. “Please tell them,” Hepburn told him, “I would never even think of competing with Edna May Oliver." 

Born Today, November 9, in 1883 Character Actress Edna May Oliver…

“Miss Bennett, a report has reached me of a most alarming nature…” - Edna May Oliver as Lady Catherine de Bourgh in Pride and Prejudice

48 films including Drums Along the Mohawk, Pride and Prejudice, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, Little Women…