Alec Guinness


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

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He said: "Alec Guinness played eight different parts in Kind Hearts And Coronets, including women, so that in itself was extraordinary.
Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker and Michael Gough are among | Alec Guinness as Sidney the impressive supporting cast.
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.
Ewan even managed to hurt his own case when he looked at the likelihood of a return and how it would go against the continuity of the saga given Sir Alec Guinness played an older version of Kenobi in the original trilogy.
London, May 4 ( ANI ): Sir Alec Guinness has confessed that he loathed the film classic 'Star Wars' and criticized the film as "fairytale rubbish" with "lamentable dialogue" and a cast he'd never heard of.
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.
The early 20th-century author wrote the script for a 1950 film with Alec Guinness, now completely remade complete with snowboarding and base jumping.
Yet there is something eerily inhuman about Alec Guinness's obsessive experimenter, just as Katie Johnson's frail little landlady in The Ladykillers, with her parrots and her endless cups of tea, is, in her way, a more terrifying figure than the assortment of thugs she leads, apparently unwittingly, to their doom.
ALEC GUINNESS THE AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY PIERS PAUL READ
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, ...
Santa Claus (Artisan Home Entertainment, $14.98) or the wonderful and underrated Leslie Bricusse musical Scrooge (Paramount Home Video, $14.99), starting Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, and Edith Evans.