Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (April 2, 1914 – August 5, 2000) was an English actor. He was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He later won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. He is most well known for playing Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy. He also played Prince Feisal in Lawrence of Arabia and George Smiley in the TV adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Marylebone, London, England, UK
    Birthday
    4/2/1914
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai
7.8
Lawrence of Arabia
Lawrence of Arabia
8
Doctor Zhivago
Doctor Zhivago
7.5
The Empire Strikes Back
The Empire Strikes Back
8.4
Return of the Jedi
Return of the Jedi
7.9
Kafka
Kafka
6.4
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
Brother Sun, Sister Moon
7
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
7.5
The Ladykillers
The Ladykillers
7.3
Murder by Death
Murder by Death
7.2
Cromwell
Cromwell
6.6
Raise the Titanic
Raise the Titanic
5.3
Our Man in Havana
Our Man in Havana
6.7
The Man in the White Suit
The Man in the White Suit
6.8
The Lavender Hill Mob
The Lavender Hill Mob
7.2
Scrooge
Scrooge
6.9
Great Expectations
Great Expectations
7.3
H.M.S. Defiant
H.M.S. Defiant
6.5
Tunes of Glory
Tunes of Glory
7.2
The Horse's Mouth
The Horse's Mouth
6.8
The Captain's Paradise
The Captain's Paradise
5.5
The Swan
The Swan
6.9
The Card
The Card
6.9
Barnacle Bill
Barnacle Bill
6.3
A Passage to India
A Passage to India
6.8
A Run for Your Money
A Run for Your Money
5.9
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Little Lord Fauntleroy
7.3
The Quiller Memorandum
The Quiller Memorandum
5.8
A Handful of Dust
A Handful of Dust
6.1
Last Holiday
Last Holiday
7.3
The Fall of the Roman Empire
The Fall of the Roman Empire
6.5
Little Dorrit
Little Dorrit
6.4
Mute Witness
Mute Witness
6.4
Lovesick
Lovesick
5.5
The Prisoner
The Prisoner
7.2
The Comedians
The Comedians
6.1
To Paris with Love
To Paris with Love
5
Father Brown
Father Brown
6.1
The Mudlark
The Mudlark
6.9
The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'
The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'
6
The Scapegoat
The Scapegoat
6.8
Hotel Paradiso
Hotel Paradiso
5.3
Situation Hopeless -- But Not Serious
Situation Hopeless -- But Not Serious
7
A Majority of One
A Majority of One
5.7
Monsignor Quixote
Monsignor Quixote
8.5
The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'
The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'
7
Tales from Hollywood
Tales from Hollywood
1
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
6.4
The Gift of Friendship
The Gift of Friendship
0
Caesar and Cleopatra
Caesar and Cleopatra
6
Evensong
Evensong
0
Kind Hearts and Coronets
Kind Hearts and Coronets
7.7
When Star Wars Ruled the World
When Star Wars Ruled the World
8.7
The Star Wars Holiday Special
The Star Wars Holiday Special
3.3
Star Wars
Star Wars
8.2
Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel
Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel
6.2
Malta Story
Malta Story
5.8
SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back
SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back
8.6
The Stratford Adventure
The Stratford Adventure
6
Eskimo Day
Eskimo Day
8
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
Hitler: The Last Ten Days
6.1
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
7.3
The Story of Star Wars
The Story of Star Wars
7
A Foreign Field
A Foreign Field
0
The Comedians in Africa
The Comedians in Africa
5.3
David Lean: A Life in Film
6
Edwin
Edwin
8
The Making of Star Wars
The Making of Star Wars
7
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
6.3
Grace Kelly: Destiny of a Princess
Grace Kelly: Destiny of a Princess
7.2
The Ealing Comedies
The Ealing Comedies
0
The Art of Film: The Many Roles of Alec Guinness
0
The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant
The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant
0
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return
Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return
6.8
Pasternak
Pasternak
5
Hitler: The Comedy Years
Hitler: The Comedy Years
5
Audrey Hepburn: Remembered
Audrey Hepburn: Remembered
7
Grace Kelly: The American Princess
Grace Kelly: The American Princess
6.5
Rowlandson's England
0
Starring Sigmund Freud
0
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