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Alec Guiness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977)] Can't say I'm enjoying the film. New rubbish dialogue reaches me every other day on wadges of pink paper - and none of it makes my character clear or even bearable. I just think, thankfully, of the lovely bread, which will help me to keep going until next April.
One of his last jobs was providing the voice (his first and only voice-over) for a cartoon character on a British television ad campaign by the Inland Revenue advising the public about the new tax return forms which were to be introduced. He said in his diary of the recording (made on March 30, 1995) "I did it feebly.".
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures