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Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness headshot


Date of Birth:2 April 1914, Marylebone, London, England, UK

Date of Death:5 August 2000, Midhurst, Sussex, England, UK (liver cancer)

Height:5' 10" (1.78 m)

Trademarks:Known for playing multiple complex characters and changing his appearance to suit. Often played noble and fiercely proud leaders and authority figures Often worked with David Lean and Ronald Neame Deep smooth voice


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Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Directed By: J.J. Abrams Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher...
Released in UK cinemas Thursday 17th December 2015 Age Rating: TBC Runtime: 135 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Lawrence of Arabia

Directed By: David Lean Starring: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 22nd September 2017 Age Rating: PG Runtime: 191 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Directed By: Robert Hamer Starring: Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood...
Released in UK cinemas Friday 7th June 2019 Age Rating: PG Runtime: 106 mins Language: English Next Showing: Unknown
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