Joan Plowright


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29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

Dame Joan Ann Plowright, the Baroness Olivier, is one of the most distinguished actors of her generation. She may be best remembered as the third wife and widow of Laurence Olivier, generally considered the greatest anglophone actor of the 20th Century, but she had a distinguished career of her own on stage and screen spanning six decades.Born in Brigg, Lincolnshire on October 28, 1929, she received her training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and made her professional stage debut at Croydon in 1948. Her London debut came in 1954, and two years later, she joined George Devine's English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre, which would change her life just as the drama at the Royal Court revolutionized the English theater.The Royal Court's 1956 production of John Osborne's _Look Back In Anger' was a watershed in English theatrical history, ushering in the 'Angry Young Man" era in British cultural life. In 1957, Plowright first co-starred with her future husband Olivier in the Royal Court's production of Osborne's The Entertainer (1960) when she took over the role of Archie Rice's daughter Jean Rice when the play transferred to a commercial venue in the West End. She recreated the role in Tony Richardson's 1960 film of the play.To escape the notoriety from Olivier's divorce from Vivien Leigh, Plowright and Olivier went to New York, where they appeared on Broadway, he in Becket (1964) and she in A Taste of Honey (1961). For her performance as Josephine, which Rita Tushingham played in the movie version, she won a 1961 Tony Award as Best Actress in a Play. (She had first appeared on Broadway in a twin bill of Eugène Ionesco's "The Chairs" and "The Lesson" in January 1958, a month before she appeared with Olivier in "The Entertainer".) When his divorce from Leigh came through, they were married in March 1961 in New York with Richard Burton as Larry's best man.From 1963 onward, she was a member of the National Theatre, which was headed by Olivier. Plowright created a distinguished stage career and was acclaimed when she began appearing more frequently in movies and television starting in the the 1980s. She was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire, the female equivalent of a knighthood, in the 2004 Queen's New Year Honours.Plowright divorced her first husband, the actor Roger Gage, to marry Olivier in 1961 and they had three children, Richard Kerr Olivier, Tamsin Olivier and Julie Kate Olivier. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

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Streaming Availability

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Releases by Year

Joan Plowright on average has worked on 2 movies per year from 1970 to 2018. See the full graphs of the number of Joan Plowright movies released per year from 1994 till 2018.

Top Genres

Joan Plowright works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Comedy Genre flixes. 42% of Joan Plowright movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Joan Plowright worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Joan Plowright has worked on is 6.5.

6.5 / 10

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All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.

7.6/10108 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.

7.3/1084 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Four English women, after World War I, who are unhappy with their lives, and their time away on vacation in a beautiful Italian villa.

7.3/1095 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

I Am David (2003)

A twelve-year-old boy escapes from a Bulgarian Communist concentration camp and sets out on a journey to reach Denmark.

7.1/1090 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Widows' Peak (1994)

In 1934, an English widow moves to Widows' Peak, Ireland. She befriends other widows and the son of one. Hostility escalates between her and an Irish spinster.

6.7/10101 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Meg (Caroline Goodall), Pippa (Tara Morice), and Hilary (Caroline Gillmer) are sisters who grew up in Sorrento, Australia. Meg, who has lived in England for ten years, has just written a ...

6.5/10112 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Callas Forever (2002)

The last days of legendary opera singer Maria Callas.

6.4/10108 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Joey Boca (Kevin Kline) owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie (Tracey Ullman). He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

6.4/1097 min

Available in 9 platform(s).