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English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)

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Throughout the evening you will look in vain for the Venice Gielgud conjured up so marvellously.
She sent a copy to actor John Gielgud, who she had seen in plays while in London visiting her sister.
(11) Like Greenham's account of leatherwork, Gielgud's description of stage speech hinges upon the practitioner's capacity to learn and sustain a rhythm.
It smashed box office records at the Gielgud, by taking just under PS400,000 in a single week.
Gielgud later earned her affection when she was making her way in the business, encouraging her and generally saying nice things.
Mirren takes the Gielgud role of Hobson, now his disapproving but caring nanny rather than the butler.
"Gielgud will be turning over in his grave at what they have done," the Telegraph quoted one local, as saying.
It came into the possession of Kate Terry Gielgud who gave it to her son John when he played Hamlet at the Lyceum.
Everyone from actors to set designers, Sir John Gielgud to Willem Dafoe, are included in the hardback.
IT'S a shame great actors Sir Ralph Richardson and Sir John Gielgud are no longer with us.
John Gielgud Michael Feast Sybil Thorndike, Vera Dromgoole Celia Imrie Gregory Sam Heughan PC Terry Fordham Leon Ockenden Chiltern Moncrieffe, David Maxwell Fyfe John Warnaby With: Hugh Ross, Steve Hansell, Simon Dutton, Michael Brown, David Burt.
Ironically a 1955 production starring Sir John Gielgud, Britain's greatest 20th century Shakespearean actor, was a failure.
TONY and Cherie Blair have splashed out pounds 4million on a stately home once owned by Sir John Gielgud.
The director reflected in his 1986 Autobiography on the incompatibility of the leading male actors, Ian Barmen and John Gielgud, and regretted that his insistence on presenting a sophisticated, eminently civilized Othello had misfired.
Before turning, however, to Milton, I will scrutinize two recordings by Sir John Gielgud, sixteen years apart, of the last line of Shakespeare's Sonnet 129: (1) To shun the heaven that leads men to this hell.