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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I think that no actor should take Hollywood too seriously; but at the same time it would be wrong to underestimate its professionalism. Really, Hollywood is a caricature of itself, and in particular this is true of the front-office types at the studios. Their enthusiasm towards you is measured precisely to match the success of your last film.
He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1958 Queen's Honours List for his services to drama.
Often played friendly World War II officers