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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)
Starred (as "Dylan Thomas") in "Dylan", Plymouth Theatre, New York City
13 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
19 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
17 Magazine Cover Photos |
Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
| Agnes Cuff
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[on The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957)]: The original script was ridiculous, with elephant charges and girls screaming round in the jungle. When David Lean
arrived, with a new screenwriter, it became a very different thing. I saw Nicholson as an effective part, without ever really believing in the character. However, it paid off; it was a huge success and I got an Oscar for it, though I don't ...
He preferred working on stage to appearing in films. He also preferred appearing in newer plays rather than the classics, so that his performance would not be compared to how previous actors had played the role.
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures