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 Arthur Miller's play, "Incident at Vichy," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Anthony Quayle and Nigel Davenport in the cast.
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?
I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor.
He had played the Fool to Laurence Olivier
's first King Lear under the direction of Tyrone Guthrie
in 1946 when he was 31 and Olivier was 39. Olivier was generally considered less-than-successful in the part due to his youth and relative lack of maturity in classical parts (though his contemporaneous "Henry V" was a smash and hinted at his future greatness as an interpreter of William Shakespeare
Known for playing multiple complex characters and changing his appearance to suit.
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