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)
Appeared (as "Boyet") in "Love's Labour's Lost", Old Vic Theatre Company, Old Vic Theatre London
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)
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[on winning the Best Actor award for The Bridge on the River Kwai
(1957)] No doorstop shenanigans for me. I'll put the Oscar on my mantel, which I realize makes very dull copy, except that I'll put a mirror on the mantel so that I'll get a view of Oscar's back too.
was not the only actor in the Star Wars prequels to study his performances. The voice for the character Watto was modeled after Guinness's performance as Fagin in Oliver Twist
Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures