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Currently, John Laurie is 123 years, 7 months and 1 days old. John Laurie will celebrate 124rd birthday on a Thursday 25th of March 2021. Below we countdown to John Laurie upcoming birthday.
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John Laurie’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
John Laurie was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Remembered best for his role as Private James Frazer in the 1960s and 1970s situation comedy Dad's Army, this Scottish-born actor also had a career in the theatre, performing in numerous Shakespearean plays in London and Stratford-upon-Avon.
Early in his life, he worked as an architect. After serving in World War I, however, he attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and pursued a second career as an actor.
He performed with his contemporary and friend, the famous Laurence Olivier, in several 1940s and 1950s film adaptations of Shakespeare plays.
Following the 1926 death of his first wife, Florence Saunders, he married Oonah Todd-Naylor. He and Todd-Naylor became parents to one daughter.
He acted opposite Peggy Ashcroft in the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps.