He acted in Lee Blessing's play, "A Walk in the Woods," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Edward Herrmann in the cast. Ronald Eyre was director.
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Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[One day, director Ronald Neame
found Guinness sulking in his dressing room, refusing to come to the set. According to Neame, Guinness felt he had not been stroked enough and explained] Actors are emotionally 14-year olds. We need to be chastised like children, and we need to be hugged and told we're doing fine work. We are the children who never grow up.
Received an honorary D.Litt degree from Oxford University in 1977 and an honorary D.Litt degree from Cambridge University in 1991.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures