- Laurence (Kerr) [kur; British kahr, kair] /kɜr; British kɑr, kɛər/, Baron Olivier of Brighton, 1907–89, English actor and director.
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He found the former commissary of police at table, in the company of Olivier and Suzanne.
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- Laurence (Kerr), Baron Olivier of Brighton. 1907–89, English stage, film, and television actor and director: director of the National Theatre Company (1961–73): films include the Shakespeare adaptations Henry V (1944), Hamlet (1948), and Richard III (1956)