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Laurence Harvey (Zvi Mosheh Skikne)

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Biography

Joniskis, Lithuania
Laurence Harvey was a British movie star who helped usher in the 1960s with his indelible portrait of a ruthless social climber, and became one of the decade's cultural icons for his appearances in socially themed motion pictures.

Harvey was born Zvi Mosheh Skikne on October 1, 1928 in Joniskis, Lithuania, to Ella (Zotnickaita) and Ber Skikne. His family was Jewish. The youngest of three brothers, he emigrated with his family, to South Africa in 1934, and settled in Johannesburg. The teenager joined the South African army during World War II, and was assigned to the entertainment unit. Read more...

Actor

Character: PO Hooper

Landfall 1949

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Character: Miles 'Rave' Ravenscourt

The Good Die Young 1954

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Character: Dove Linkhorn

Walk on the Wild Side 1962

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Character: Wilhelm Grimm / The Cobbler

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm 1962

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Character: Himself

The Love Goddesses 1965

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Character: Dr. Francis Trevelyan

The Spy with a Cold Nose 1966

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Character: Farley

WUSA 1970

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Art Direction

The 45th Annual Academy Awards 1973

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Character: Emmett Clayton

Columbo 1971

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Character: John Buchanan, Jr

Summer and Smoke 1961

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Character: Miles Brand

Darling 1965

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Character: Philip Carey

Of Human Bondage 1964

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Character: Paul Lathrope

Two Loves 1961

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Character: Steven Macy

Night Gallery 1969

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Character: Weston Liggett

BUtterfield 8 1960

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Character: Himself

Laugh-In 1967

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Character: Himself

Password All-Stars 1961

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Character: Himself

The Danny Kaye Show 1963

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Character: Himself

F for Fake 1973

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Character: Jordie Bennett

I Believe in You 1952

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