Alec Guinness

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

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We had regular visitors from America interested in the history of the house and even Sir Alec Guinness, who my grandfather became friends with when they served together during WW2, stayed at the house.
night: Sir Alec Guinness '71 (Thursday, Film4, 9pm) JACK O'CONNELL plays a British soldier, trapped in the cauldron of violence of 1971 Belfast, in Yann Demange's thriller.
He explained: "I suppose, after my last one, after Episode III, I become Alec Guinness, and then Alec Guinness is cut down by Lord Vader, and goes into [The Force].
HE found fame as a Jedi master, a British spy, an Arab prince and a colonel in a Japanese prisoner of war camp, but Sir Alec Guinness always insisted: "I can walk through a crowd and nobody would notice at all.
6Tinker, 6 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, BBC (1979) - ALEC GUINNESS stars as espionage expert George Smiley, forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6.
Capaldi, known to millions as the terrifying government spin doctor Malcolm Tucker, in the TV series, The Thick of It, plays the equally wicked criminal mastermind Professor Marcus, the role played by the legendary Alec Guinness in the 1955 original.
Gary Oldman tackles the role originally played by Alec Guinness.
Many moons ago, I bought a 33 1/3 rpm record of Alec Guinness reciting Christian prose and poetry.
A remake of the modest 1950 English film that starred Alec Guinness, ``Holiday'' spares no expense to present as plush a dream vacation as Hollywood can imagine.
Along time ago (1975), in a galaxy far, far away (Hollywood), Alec Guinness lunched with, as he later recounted, "a small, neat-faced young man with a black beard, .
I WAS pleased to see Sir Michael Balcon and Sir Alec Guinness honoured in Birmingham with their films shown at a local cinema.
Le Carre offered a simpler, and much funnier, explanation in a recent lecture--namely that Alec Guinness kidnapped Smiley, by playing him so brilliantly in the BBC television productions that le Carre could no longer hear his favorite character's voice, only Guinness', and had to abandon him.