He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud (played Romeo), Peggy Ashcroft, Laurence Olivier (played Chorus and Mercutio), Edith Evans, Harry Andrews, Glen Byam Shaw, Alan Napier, Sam Beazley (played Paris), George Devine, and George Howe in the cast. John ...
Alec Guiness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
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[Asked if Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) had made him a fortune]: Yes, blessed be Star Wars. But two-thirds of that went to the Inland Revenue and a sizable sum on VAT. No complaints. Let me leave it by saying I can live for the rest of my life in the reasonably modest way I am now used to, that I have no debts and I can afford to refuse work that doesn't appeal to me.
Despite popular belief, he never uttered the line "May the force be with you" in any of the Star Wars films (the closest he came was "the force will be with you").