He acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest," at the Golders Green Hippodrome Theatre in Golders Green, London, England with John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Peggy Ashcroft, Margaret Rutherford, George Howe, and John Perry in the cast.
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2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[replying to criticism of his portrayal of Gen. Sir Edmund Allenby in Lawrence of Arabia
(1962)] I agree that the character has been slanted slightly, but Lady Allenby must remember that this is a film about Lawrence - not the Field Marshall.
Underwent cobalt treatment for a secondary condition of the larynx in 1959 after making The League of Gentlemen
(1960). Afterwards he took voice coaching and reduced the number of cigarettes he smoked each day from about sixty to five. However, while filming Guns at Batasi
(1964) five years later his voice began to fail. It was not until Christmas 1965 that he was diagnosed with throat cancer, by...
Often played friendly World War II officers