Alec Guinness

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English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)

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1979 The seven-part adaptation of John le Carr's novel starred Alec Guiness as George Smiley.
Carrie Fisher, Sir Alec Guiness and little known Harrison Ford starred in the sci-fi epic.
After "El Cid," THE MIRIAM COLLECTION will release a steady stream of past and current classics including three more Samuel Bronston produced films such as "Fall of the Roman Empire" starring Alec Guiness and Sophia Loren, "55 Days at Peking" starring Charlton Heston and Ava Gardner, and "Circus World" starring John Wayne and Claudia Cardinale.
THE cloak worn by Sir Alec Guiness as Obi Wan Kenobi in Star Wars in 1977 sold for pounds 54,000 at a Bonham's sale in London yesterday.
Other celebrities include Lena Horne, Mirriam Makeba, Alec Guiness, Harold Pinter, Rudolf Nuryev and Mick Jagger.
He said: "We had no idea who Adrian Warburton was and all of a sudden we have this man with a DFC, a DSO, a book written about him and who was portrayed by Alec Guiness in a movie
The book contains quotes by famous people such as John Gielgud, Alec Guiness, Richard Burton, Kenneth Branagh and Laurence Olivier, and tells of their antics on and off the stage.
After mid-century a smaller flow of writers, actors and thinkers followed--Muriel Spark, Alec Guiness, H.
They have, as Alec Guiness said in Kind Hearts and Coronets, "all the exuberance of Chaucer without, happily, any of the concomitant crudities".
TIGER: Alec Guiness stars as George Smiley in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy