Appeared (as "Hlestakov") in "The Government Inspector", Old Vic Theatre Company, New Theatre
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Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | 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.
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