Appeared (as "Osric" and "third player") in "Hamlet", New Theatre, London, England.
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Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Essentially I'm a small part actor who's been lucky enough to play leading roles for most of his life.
While filming The Swan
(1956) in Hollywood, he met James Dean
, just days before the young actor's death. Sir Alec later recalled predicting that Dean would die in a car crash: when Dean showed Guinness his newly-bought Porsche, Guinness advised him to "Get rid of that car, or you'll be dead in a week!". Guinness unfortunately proved right.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures