Directed Broadway play, "The School for Scandal" by Richard B. Sheridan
, for which he was nominated for a Tony award, 1963.
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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[on Claude Rains] He was a great influence on me. I don't know what happened to him. I think he failed and went to America.
John's paternal grandparents, Adam Jerzy Konstanty Gielgud and Leontyna Aniela Aszperger, were Polish (Adam also had distant Lithuanian ancestry, with the family surname having originally been "Gelgaudas"). Leontyna's mother, Aniela (Wasinskiej) Aszperger, was a prominent Polish stage actress. John's maternal grandparents, Arthur James Lewis and Kate Terry, were English, and Kate was also a ...
Rich baritone voice