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 George Bernard Shaw
's "Saint Joan," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England, with Celia Johnson, Bernard Miles, Patricia Burke, John Clements, Harry Andrews
, Kenneth Connor
, Mark Dignam
, Peter Copley, George Rose and Penelope Munday in the cast. John Burrell
was director. Gordon Jacob was musical ...
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Alec Guiness | Mr. Alec Guinness | Sir Alec Guinness | Mystery Guest Star
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Getting to the theater on the early side, usually about seven o'clock, changing into a dressing-gown, applying make-up, having a chat for a few minutes with other actors and then, quite unconsciously, beginning to assume another personality which would stay with me (but mostly tucked inside) until curtain down, was all I required of life. I thought it bliss.
He had starred as Eric Birling alongside Sir Ralph Richardson
in the first-ever showing of "An Inspector Calls" at the New Theatre in London on October 1, 1946.
Known for playing multiple complex characters and changing his appearance to suit.