28 wins & 19 nominations.
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Kind Hearts and Coronets
The D'Ascoyne Family: The Duke / The Banker / The Parson / The General / The Admiral / Young Ascoyne / Young Henry / Lady Agatha
The Chief Clerk
Sir Fennimore Truscott
Soldier in Concert Audience (Extra) (uncredited)
He acted in Jean-Paul Sartre's play, "Vicious Circle (Huis Clos)," at the Arts Theatre Club in London, England with Donald Pleasance, and Beatrix Lehmann in the cast. Peter Brook was director. Rolf Gerard was designer.
13 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
18 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
17 Magazine Cover Photos |
Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
[Asked if Star Wars: A New Hope
(1977) had made him a fortune]: Yes, blessed be Star Wars. But two-thirds of that went to the Inland Revenue and a sizable sum on VAT. No complaints. Let me leave it by saying I can live for the rest of my life in the reasonably modest way I am now used to, that I have no debts and I can afford to refuse work that doesn't appeal to me.
Guinness had a 2.25% interest in the revenue from Star Wars (1977), which would be the highest grossing movie at the time (and second only to Gone with the Wind (1939) when adjusted for inflation). Guinness had agreed to a 2% interest to make the film, but he reported that just before release during a telephone conversation George Lucas
had offered an additional 0.5% because of how supportive and...
Known for playing multiple complex characters and changing his appearance to suit.