Laurence Harvey

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Laurence Harvey

Lithuanian-born actor who achieved fame in British and American films, being best known for his lead performance in Room at the Top add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1928.

Countries: United Kingdom (41%), United States (37%), France (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Domino Harvey, Frank Sinatra, The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film)

Linked to: Associated British Picture Corporation, Harvey Nichols, Harrods, ITV




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Laurence Harvey was born in 1928 add something


Joan Perry - She was married three times; first to Harry Cohn from 1941 until his death in 1958, followed by Harry Karl, and Laurence Harvey


Shelley Winters - Throughout the 1950s, Winters continued in films, including "Meet Danny Wilson" as Frank Sinatra's leading lady, most notably in Charles Laughton's 1955 "Night of the Hunter", with Robert Mitchum and Lillian Gish, and the less successful "I Am A Camera" starring opposite Julie Harris and Laurence Harvey


Thea Gregory - She appeared in nine British films between 1954 and 1957, such as "The Weak and the Wicked" with John Gregson and Laurence Harvey


Henry Cecil Leon - While at Paramount Pictures, Alfred Hitchcock worked on adapting "No Bail for the Judge" for the screen several times between 1954 and 1960, and hoped to co-star Audrey Hepburn, Laurence Harvey, and John Williams, but the film was never produced


He appeared on American TV and on Broadway, making his Broadway debut in 1955 in the play "Island of Goats", a flop which closed after one week, though his performance won him a 1956 Theatre World award add something


Harvey appeared twice more on Broadway, in 1957 with Julie Harris, Pamela Brown and Colleen Dewhurst in William Wycherley's "The Country Wife", and as Shakespeare's Henry V in 1959, as part of the Old Vic company, which featured a young Judi Dench as Katherine, the Daughter of the King of France add something


Wolf Mankowitz - In 1958 he wrote the book for the West End musical "Expresso Bongo" which was made into a film starring Cliff Richard and Laurence Harvey the following year


In 1960 he starred in "BUtterfield 8" and John Wayne's epic "The Alamo", released within a month of each other add something


Paulene Stone - A top English fashion model of the 1960s, she gave birth to actor Laurence Harvey's only child, Domino Harvey


BUtterfield 8 - "'BUtterfield 8"' is a 1960 drama film directed by Daniel Mann, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey


Cold War - More importantly, he appeared as the brainwashed Raymond Shaw in 1962 in the Cold War thriller "The Manchurian Candidate" add something


Frank Sinatra - In 1962, he starred with Janet Leigh and Laurence Harvey in the political thriller, The Manchurian Candidate, playing Bennett Marco.


Brothers Grimm - In 1962, the lives of both brothers was the subject of the film "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm" featuring an all star cast, including Laurence Harvey and Karlheinz Böhm in the title roles


The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film) - "'The Manchurian Candidate"' is a 1962 American Cold War suspense thriller directed by John Frankenheimer that stars Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh and co-stars Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva and James Gregory


Harvey played King Arthur in the 1964 London production of the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical "Camelot", at Drury Lane add something


The 1964 remake of W. Somerset Maugham's "Of Human Bondage" was a failure, as was "The Outrage" , director Martin Ritt's remake of Akira Kurosawa's classic "Rashomon", despite the presence of Paul Newman add something


Nicky Henson - He appeared as Mordred in the original 1964 London version of Camelot opposite Laurence Harvey as King Arthur


Darling (1965 film) - "'Darling"' is a 1965 British drama film written by Frederic Raphael, directed by John Schlesinger, and starring Julie Christie with Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey


In 1968, in settlement of a dispute with Woodfall Films over the rights to "The Charge of the Light Brigade" , Woodfall cast him in their version as a Russian prince add something


Derek Marlowe - In 1968 he wrote the screenplay of his own novel "A Dandy in Aspic", directed by Anthony Mann and starring Laurence Harvey as the double agent ordered to assassinate his own alter ego


Harvey met Stone on the set of "A Dandy in Aspic", and while still married to Cohn he became a father for the first time when Stone gave birth to a daughter, Domino, in 1969 add something


One performance from this period was in a 1971 U.S. horror film television episode, titled "The Caterpillar" on Rod Serling's "Night Gallery" add something


Eventually, Harvey divorced Cohn and married Stone in 1972 add something


Domino Harvey - Laurence Harvey was married to Joan Cohn until 1972; he married Stone shortly after divorcing Cohn

Laurence Harvey died in 1973 add something


Domino Harvey - After Laurence Harvey died of cancer in 1973, Stone raised her daughter in Belgravia, an up-market area of London


The Deep (unfinished film) - In 1973, lead Laurence Harvey died, effectively ending any hope for Welles of finishing the picture


In his autobiography "Close Up" , British actor John Fraser claimed that Harvey was gay and that his long-term lover was his manager James Woolf, who had cast Harvey in several of the films he produced in the 1950s add something


His daughter, Domino, who later became a bounty hunter, was only 4 when he died, and only 35 when she died in 2005 add something


Fentanyl - On June 27, 2005, Laurence Harvey's daughter Domino Harvey was found unconscious in her bathtub, and the Los Angeles County Coroner's office determined that she had overdosed on fentanyl