Laurence Olivier as Richard III

Laurence Olivier won an Oscar nomination as the troubled, albeit cunning hunchback, Richard III, in the 1955 film named after the character and based on Shakespeare's play. Richard was a manipulative Duke who concocted a calculated, bloody plan to unseat his brother, King Edward IV (Cedric Hardwicke), and gain control over the dominion. Laurence is superb in the layered role, evoking both empathy and enmity.

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  1. Deborah • December 17, 2016 @ 4:06 PM

    The problem with the series is that they don’t show Henry the way he looked.

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