He acted in Terence Rattigan's play, "Ross," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Harry Andrews and Mark Dignam in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.
Alec Guiness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[To a group of reporters upon winning his Academy Award in 1958]: No doorstop shenanigans for me, boys. I have a nice mantel where I'm going to display it.
Upon notification that he was to achieve a lifetime achievement Oscar, he was not keen but expressed thanks. He informed the Academy that there was no way he would even consider flying to California to pick up this award. Academy President Fay Kanin, asked Dustin Hoffman who was doing promotional work from Kramer vs. Kramer in London, to meet with Guinness and persuade him to attend. As both men ...