"Laurence Harvey" was a Lithuanian-born actor. In a career that spanned a quarter of a century, Harvey appeared in stage, film and television productions primarily in the United Kingdom and the United States. His 1959 performance in Room at the Top (1959 film)/Room at the Top brought him global fame and an Academy Award nomination. That success was followed by the role of the ill-fated Texan commander William Barret Travis in The Alamo (1960 film)/The Alamo, produced by John Wayne, and as the brainwashed Raymond Shaw in The Manchurian Candidate (1962 film)/The Manchurian Candidate. Many of his films earned nominations and awards for either the films or his co-stars.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Laurence Harvey on Wikipedia.