Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness was an actor.

Alec Guinness was born Alec Guinness de Cuffe on April 2nd. His zodiac sign was Aries.

He died on Saturday, August 5th, 2000 at the age of eighty-six (86) in Midhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

As an actor, Alec Guinness has acted in movies such as "Hitler: The Last Ten Days", released in 1973 in which he portrays Adolf Hitler, "Barnacle Bill" (1957) (character: Captain William Horatio Ambrose), "The Ladykillers" (1955) playing Professor Marcus, "To Paris with Love" (1955) portraying Col. Sir Edgar Fraser, "The Prisoner" (1955) playing The Cardinal, and "Tunes of Glory" (1960) in which he portrays Maj. Jock Sinclair, D.S.O., M.M..

Filmography

1994

Mute Witness
Directed by: A. Waller, starring M. Zudina, F. Ripley, E. Richards, O. Yankovsky...

1993

A Foreign Field
Directed by: C. Sturridge, starring A. Guinness, L. McKern, E. Herrmann, J. Randolph...

1991

Kafka
Directed by: S. Soderbergh, starring J. Irons, T. Russell, J. Grey, I. Holm...

1988

A Handful of Dust
Directed by: C. Sturridge, starring J. Wilby, K. Scott Thomas, R. Graves, A. Huston...

Little Dorrit
Directed by: C. Edzard, starring D. Jacobi, J. Greenwood, M. Wall, P. Hayes...

1983

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Directed by: R. Marquand, starring M. Hamill, H. Ford, C. Fisher, B. Dee Williams...

1980

Little Lord Fauntleroy
Directed by: J. Gold, starring R. Schroder, A. Guinness, E. Porter, C. Blakely...

Raise the Titanic
Directed by: J. Jameson, starring J. Robards, R. Jordan, D. Selby, A. Archer...

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Directed by: I. Kershner, starring M. Hamill, H. Ford, C. Fisher, B. Dee Williams...

1977

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Directed by: G. Lucas, starring M. Hamill, H. Ford, C. Fisher, P. Cushing...

 

Alec Guinness as "Col. Nicholson" in "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957)

Released on December 18 of 1957 in the USA, "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (also known as "Ponte sul fiume Kwai, Il", "Brücke am Kwai, Die") is an Adventure/Drama/War film directed by David Lean, and written by Michael Wilson (screenplay), Carl Foreman (screenplay), and Pierre Boulle (novel "Le pont de la rivière Kwai") . William Holden (Cmdr. Shears) and Jack Hawkins (Maj. Warden) are starring, alongside Alec Guinness (Col. Nicholson), Sessue Hayakawa (Col. Saito), James Donald (Maj. Clipton) and Geoffrey Horne (Lt. Joyce).


Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Alec Guinness as Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars - Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) in Star Wars - Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)

Miscellaneous

Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)Alec Guinness as Prince Feisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Alec Guinness as Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi in Star Wars -  Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)Alec Guinness as Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi in Star Wars - Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi) and David Prowse (Darth Vader) in Star Wars -  Episode IV (1977)Alec Guinness (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi) and David Prowse (Darth Vader) in Star Wars - Episode IV (1977)

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Memorable Alec Guinness as Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (1977), a film by George Lucas
no reply yet - Released on May 25 of 1977 in the USA, «Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope» (also known as "Adventures of Luke Starkiller as Taken...

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