Appeared (as "Sampson" and "apothecary") in "Romeo and Juliet", New Theatre
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Alec Guiness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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An actor is an interpreter of other men's words, often a soul which wishes to reveal itself to the world but dare not, a craftsman, a bag of tricks, a vanity bag, a cool observer of mankind, a child and at his best a kind of unfrocked priest who, for an hour or two, can call on heaven and hell to mesmerize a group of innocents.
Went bald on top, and according to his "Time" magazine cover story of 21 April 1958, he was embarrassed by it but chose not to wear a hairpiece in private life. He told the "Time" writer that he had shaved the top of his head as a young man in his first professional acting engagement, playing a coolie. It never grew back properly after that, he lamented.