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Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in ...

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Apr 2, 1914 In Marylebone, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Prisoner
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015-12-18

Won 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 19 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Poster of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Poster of Lawrence of Arabia
Poster of The Bridge on the River Kwai
Movie Kind Hearts and Coronets Unknown 2018
Movie Doctor Zhivago Unknown 2018
Movie Great Expectations Unknown 2018
Movie A Passage to India Unknown 2018
Movie Brother Sun, Sister Moon Unknown 2018
Movie The Bridge on the River Kwai Unknown 2018
Movie The Ladykillers Unknown 2018
Movie The Captain's Paradise Unknown 2018
Movie To See Such Fun Unknown 2018
Movie The Detective Unknown 2018
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unknown 2015-12-18
Series The Drunken Peasants Unknown 2014-01-03
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2013
Series America's Book of Secrets Unknown 2012-01-15
Series Welcome to the Basement Unknown 2012-01-13
Series Prophets of Science Fiction Unknown 2011-11-09
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2008-01-02
Series Nostalgia Critic Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Unknown 2006-06-13
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy Unknown 2004-09-20
Movie The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' Himself 2003-09-23
Movie R2-D2: Beneath the Dome Unknown 2001-11-25
Movie The 73rd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2001-03-25
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie Mute Witness Unknown 1995
Movie Kafka The Chief Clerk 1991-11-15
Series Performance Unknown 1991-02-22
Movie Edwin Sir Fennimore Truscott 1991-02-26
Series Screen One Unknown 1989-09-10
Movie The 61st Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1989-03-29
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Little Dorrit Unknown 1987
Movie The Golden Gong None 1985-07-04
Movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi 1983-05-25
Series Late Night with David Letterman Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Little Lord Fauntleroy Unknown 1980
Movie Raise the Titanic John Bigalow 1980-08-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Ben 1980-06-20
Series Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy George Smiley 1980-09-29
Movie The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1980-04-14
Series The South Bank Show Unknown 1978-01-14
Series The Morecambe & Wise Show Unknown 1978
Movie The Star Wars Holiday Special Unknown 1978-11-17
Movie The Making of 'Star Wars' Himself 1977-09-16
Movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi 1977-05-25
Movie Murder by Death Bensonmum 1976-06-23
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Movie Hitler: The Last Ten Days Adolf Hitler 1973-05-09
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series Film 2017 Unknown 1971-11-16
Movie Cromwell Unknown 1970
Movie Scrooge Unknown 1970-12-19
Series ITV Sunday Night Theatre Unknown 1969-01-11
Series Omnibus Unknown 1967-10-13
Movie Hotel Paradiso Benedict Boniface 1966-03-01
Movie The Quiller Memorandum Pol 1966-12-15
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Movie The Fall of the Roman Empire Unknown 1964
Movie Lawrence of Arabia Prince Feisal 1962-12-11
Movie Damn the Defiant! Captain Crawford 1962-04-15
Movie A Majority of One Unknown 1961
Movie Tunes of Glory Unknown 1960
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Movie Our Man in Havana Unknown 1959
Movie The Geisha Boy Unknown 1958-12-01
Movie The Horse's Mouth Gulley Jimson 1958-11-11
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Movie The Prisoner Unknown 1955
Movie To Paris with Love Col. Sir Edgar Fraser 1955-06-03
Series MGM Parade Unknown 1955-09-14
Movie Oliver Twist Fagin 1951-07-30
Movie The Lavender Hill Mob Unknown 1951
Movie A Run for Your Money Whimple 1950-04-08
Movie Last Holiday Unknown 1950
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20