Dame Joan Plowright (England) - With her marriage in 1961 to Laurence Olivier and later with his honors and peerage, she is technically Lady Olivier and Baroness Olivier. Titles she never uses. A lifetime of marvelous performances on stage and screen.
British actress Joan Plowright turns 85 today - she was born 10-28 in 1929. She was the wife of fellow actor Lawrence Olivier. Her work has spanned over 6 decades.
Joan Ann Plowright, Baroness Olivier of Brighton, DBE (born 28 October 1929), commonly known as Dame Joan Plowright, is an English actress whose career has spanned over six decades. She has won two Golden Globe Awards and a Tony Award and has been nominated for an Academy Award, an Emmy and two BAFTA Awards. She is also one of only four actresses to have won two Golden Globes in the same year.
Actress DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT missed out on a leading role in the Oscar-nominated movie THE QUEEN, because of her failing eyesight. Plowright, the widow of screen legend SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER, was due to play the...