He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the New Theatre in London, England with Walter Fitzgerald, Lydia Sherwood, Ingrid Burke, Alan Webb, Michael Gough, Peter Wyngarde, Robert Shaw, Ken Tynan (played first player), and Juliet Byam-Shaw in the cast. He and Frank Hauser were directors.
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Alec Guiness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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We live in an age of apologies. Apologies, false or true, are expected from the descendants of empire builders, slave owners, persecutors of heretics and from men who, in our eyes, just got it all wrong. So with the age of 85 coming up shortly, I want to make an apology. It appears I must apologize for being male, white and European.
At a young age, Guinness received acting lessons from Martita Hunt
, who dismissed him after two lessons, telling him he would never be an actor although lessons were resumed at a later date.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures