Alec Guinness actor, Movies with Alec Guinness - 86 years

Alec Guinness

Personal info

Deceased 05 August 2000
died at the 86 years
Birthday 02 April 1914
Place of birth : Marylebone, London, England, UK
ID Imdb: nm0000027
Also known as :

Alec Guinness de Cuffe

Sir Alec Guinness

Alive :   No

Birthday Alec Guinness: 1914.04.02

Age Alec Guinness 86 years

Alec Guinness occupation actor

Known for this movies

Movie - Star Wars   Movie - The Bridge on the River Kwai   Movie - Kind Hearts and Coronets   Movie - The Horse's Mouth  

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (2 April 1914 – 5 August 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. His is 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.


Alec Guinness

Known for this movies

Filmography Alec Guinness

Movies with Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness in movies (83)

Movie - Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive voice)

  Release date : 18.12.2019 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker   142 min

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction,

The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once again as the journ...

Main Actors :

Carrie Fisher General Leia Organa


Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Daisy Ridley Rey


Movie - Star Wars (1977)

Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi

  Release date : 25.05.1977 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Star Wars   121 min

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces...

Main Actors :

Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker


Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia Organa


Movie - Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive sound) (uncredited)

  Release date : 15.12.2015 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Star Wars: The Force Awakens   136 min

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Fantasy,

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his all...

Main Actors :

Harrison Ford Han Solo


Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Carrie Fisher General Leia Organa


Tv - The South Bank Show (1978)


  Release date : 14.01.1978 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The South Bank Show   60 min

The South Bank Show is a television arts magazine show that was produc...

Main Actors :

Melvyn Bragg


Graham Norton


Movie - Return of the Jedi (1983)

Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi

  Release date : 25.05.1983 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Return of the Jedi   135 min

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,

Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the ...

Main Actors :

Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker


Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia


Movie - Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Prince Feisal

  Release date : 11.12.1962 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Lawrence of Arabia   227 min

War, History, Adventure, Drama,

The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab t...

Main Actors :

Peter O'Toole T.E. Lawrence


Omar Sharif Sherif Ali
Alec Guinness Prince Feisal


Movie - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Obi-Wan Kenobi

  Release date : 20.05.1980 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Empire Strikes Back   124 min

Adventure, Action, Science Fiction,

The epic saga continues as Luke Skywalker, in hopes of defeating the e...

Main Actors :

Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker


Harrison Ford Han Solo
Carrie Fisher Princess Leia


Tv - The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)


  Release date : 20.06.1948 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Ed Sullivan Show   60 min

The Ed Sullivan Show is an American TV variety show that originally ra...

Main Actors :

Ed Sullivan Self - Host


Ralph Paul Self - Announcer (voice)


Tv - The Steve Allen Show (1956)


  Release date : 24.06.1956 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Steve Allen Show   60 min

The Steve Allen Show is an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen...

Main Actors :

Steve Allen Host



Movie - Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

The D'Ascoyne Family: The Duke / The Banker / The Parson / The General / The Admiral / Young Ascoyne / Young Henry / Lady Agatha

  Release date : 21.06.1949 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Kind Hearts and Coronets   104 min

Comedy, Drama,

When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was...

Main Actors :

Dennis Price Louis


Valerie Hobson Edith
Joan Greenwood Sibella


Movie - Raise the Titanic (1980)

John Bigalow

  Release date : 01.08.1980 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Raise the Titanic   115 min

Adventure,

To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is cond...

Main Actors :

Jason Robards Admiral James Sandecker


Richard Jordan Dirk Pitt
David Selby Dr. Gene Seagram


Movie - The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Marcus Aurelius

  Release date : 24.03.1964 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Fall of the Roman Empire   188 min

Drama, History, War,

Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film cha...

Main Actors :

Sophia Loren Lucilla


Stephen Boyd Livius
Christopher Plummer Commodus


Movie - The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Col. Nicholson

  Release date : 11.10.1957 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Bridge on the River Kwai   161 min

Drama, History, War,

The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to...

Main Actors :

William Holden Cmdr. Shears


Alec Guinness Col. Nicholson
Jack Hawkins Maj. Warden


Movie - The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi (archive footage) (uncredited)

  Release date : 01.12.1978 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Star Wars Holiday Special   97 min

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction, TV Movie,

Luke Skywalker and Han Solo battle evil Imperial forces to help Chewba...

Main Actors :

Harrison Ford Han Solo


Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker
Anthony Daniels C-3PO


Tv - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

George Smiley

  Release date : 10.09.1979 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy   50 min

Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggar-man, thief...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness George Smiley


Michael Jayston Peter Guillam
Terence Rigby Roy Bland


Movie - The Story of Star Wars (2004)

Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive footage)

  Release date : 18.08.2004 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Story of Star Wars   60 min

Documentary,

The Skywalker family is at the heart of the Star Wars saga. Now hear t...

Main Actors :

Anthony Daniels C-3PO


Kenny Baker R2-D2
Hayden Christensen Anakin Skywalker (archive foot


Movie - Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Gen. Yevgraf Zhivago

  Release date : 22.12.1965 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Doctor Zhivago   200 min

Drama, Romance, War,

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to anot...

Main Actors :

Omar Sharif Dr. Yuri Zhivago


Julie Christie Lara Antipova
Geraldine Chaplin Tonya Gromeko


Movie - Oliver Twist (1948)

Fagin

  Release date : 28.06.1948 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Oliver Twist   116 min

Adventure, Drama, Family,

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster,...

Main Actors :

John Howard Davies Oliver Twist


Robert Newton Bill Sikes
Alec Guinness Fagin


Movie - Great Expectations (1946)

Herbert Pocket

  Release date : 26.12.1946 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Great Expectations   118 min

Romance, Drama,

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Ja...

Main Actors :

John Mills Pip


Tony Wager Young Pip
Valerie Hobson Estella


Movie - Murder by Death (1976)

Bensonmum

  Release date : 23.06.1976 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Murder by Death   94 min

Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller,

Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Bensonmum


David Niven Dick Charleston
Maggie Smith Dora Charleston


Tv - Startime (1959)


  Release date : 06.10.1959 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Startime   60 min

Startime is an anthology show of drama, comedy, and variety, and was o...

Main Actors :

James Stewart Azel Dorsey


Rosalind Russell
Ingrid Bergman


Tv - Smiley's People (1982)

George Smiley

  Release date : 20.09.1982 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Smiley's People   50 min

Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley fin...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness George Smiley


Eileen Atkins Madame Ostrakova
Bill Paterson Lauder Strickland


Movie - A Passage to India (1984)

Professor Godbole

  Release date : 14.12.1984 Movies in english language  
  Original title : A Passage to India   163 min

Drama, Adventure, History,

Set during the period of growing influence of the Indian independence ...

Main Actors :

Judy Davis Adela Quested


Victor Banerjee Dr. Aziz H. Ahmed
Peggy Ashcroft Mrs. Moore


Movie - The Ladykillers (1955)

Professor Marcus

  Release date : 08.12.1955 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Ladykillers   91 min

Comedy, Crime,

Five oddball criminals planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Professor Marcus


Cecil Parker Claude, alias 'Major Courtney'
Herbert Lom Louis, alias 'Mr. Harvey'


Movie - The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Sidney Stratton

  Release date : 07.08.1951 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Man in the White Suit   85 min

Comedy, Drama,

The unassuming, nebbishy inventor Sidney Stratton creates a miraculous...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Sidney Stratton


Joan Greenwood Daphne Birnley
Cecil Parker Alan Birnley


Movie - Scrooge (1970)

Jacob Marley's Ghost

  Release date : 05.11.1970 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Scrooge   113 min

Fantasy, Drama, Family,

The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form...

Main Actors :

Albert Finney Ebenezer Scrooge


Edith Evans Ghost of Christmas Past
Kenneth More Ghost of Christmas Present


Movie - Kafka (1991)

The Chief Clerk

  Release date : 1991-11-15 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Kafka   98 min

Comedy, Drama, Mystery,

Kafka, an insurance worker gets embroiled in an underground group afte...

Main Actors :

Jeremy Irons Kafka


Theresa Russell Gabriela
Joel Grey Burgel


Movie - The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)

Henry 'Dutch' Holland

  Release date : 1951-06-28 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Lavender Hill Mob   78 min

Comedy, Crime,

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an ...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Henry 'Dutch' Holland


Stanley Holloway Albert Pendlebury
Sid James Lackery


Movie - Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)

Earl of Dorincourt

  Release date : 25.11.1980 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Little Lord Fauntleroy   103 min

TV Movie, Family, Drama,

Young Cedric Errol and his widowed mother live in genteel poverty in 1...

Main Actors :

Ricky Schroder Cedric Errol


Alec Guinness Earl of Dorincourt
Connie Booth Mrs. Errol


Movie - Mute Witness (1995)

The Reaper

  Release date : 28.09.1995 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Mute Witness   95 min

Thriller,

Billy is mute, but it hasn't kept her from becoming a successful makeu...

Main Actors :

Marina Zudina Billy Hughes


Fay Ripley Karen Hughes
Evan Richards Andy Clarke


Movie - A Handful of Dust (1988)

Mr. Todd

  Release date : 24.06.1988 Movies in english language  
  Original title : A Handful of Dust   118 min

Romance, Drama,

English aristocrat Tony Last welcomes tragedy into his life when he in...

Main Actors :

James Wilby Tony Last


Kristin Scott Thomas Brenda Last
Richard Beale Ben


Movie - Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)

Papst Innozenz III.

  Release date : 03.03.1972 Movies in italian language  
  Original title : Fratello sole, sorella luna   135 min

War, Drama, History,

This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi...

Main Actors :

Graham Faulkner Franz von Assisi


Judi Bowker Klara von Assisi
Leigh Lawson Bernardo


Movie - Our Man in Havana (1960)

Jim Wormold

  Release date : 27.01.1960 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Our Man in Havana   111 min

Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller,

Expatriate Englishman Jim Wormold lives in pre-revolutionary Havana wi...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Jim Wormold


Burl Ives Dr. Hasselbacher
Maureen O'Hara Beatrice Severn


Movie - Cromwell (1970)

King Charles I

  Release date : 16.09.1970 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Cromwell   139 min

Drama, History,

Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans t...

Main Actors :

Richard Harris Oliver Cromwell


Alec Guinness King Charles I
Robert Morley The Earl of Manchester


Movie - The Making of Star Wars (1977)

Himself

  Release date : 16.09.1977 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Making of Star Wars   49 min

Documentary, TV Movie,

Learn the incredible behind-the-scenes story of how the original Star ...

Main Actors :

William Conrad Narrator (voice)


Anthony Daniels C-3PO
Carrie Fisher Herself


Movie - Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel (2015)

Himself

  Release date : 15.12.2015 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel   23 min

Documentary,

Though lightsabers have been a force in the Star Wars galaxy since Geo...

Main Actors :

Mark Hamill Himself


J.J. Abrams Himself
John Boyega Himself


Movie - When Star Wars Ruled the World (2004)

Obi-Wan Kenobi (archive footage)

  Release date : 18.09.2004 Movies in english language  
  Original title : When Star Wars Ruled the World   60 min

Documentary, TV Movie,

That time when Star Wars Ruled the World, the cast discuss what made i...

Main Actors :

Kenny Baker Himself


Jeremy Bulloch Himself
Ben Burtt Himself


Movie - Tunes of Glory (1960)

Maj. Jock Sinclair, D.S.O., M.M.

  Release date : 1960-09-17 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Tunes of Glory   106 min

Drama,

Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters rep...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Maj. Jock Sinclair, D.S.O., M.


John Mills Lt. Col. Basil Barrow (Battali
Dennis Price Maj. Charles 'Charlie' Scott,


Movie - The Quiller Memorandum (1966)

Pol

  Release date : 10.11.1966 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Quiller Memorandum   104 min

Thriller, Drama, Crime,

After two British Secret Intelligence Service agents are murdered at t...

Main Actors :

George Segal Quiller


Alec Guinness Pol
Max von Sydow Oktober


Movie - H.M.S. Defiant (1962)

Captain Crawford

  Release date : 15.04.1962 Movies in english language  
  Original title : H.M.S. Defiant   101 min

Adventure, History,

Defiant's crew is part of a fleet-wide movement to present a petition ...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Captain Crawford


Dirk Bogarde Lieut. Scott-Padget
Anthony Quayle Vizard


Star Wars: Deleted Magic

Movie - Star Wars: Deleted Magic

Self (archive footage)

  Release date : 2005-03-01
  Original title : Star Wars: Deleted Magic

This is a very interesting Star Wars documentary about the making of t...


Movie - The Scapegoat (1959)

John Barratt / Jacques De Gue

  Release date : 06.08.1959 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Scapegoat   91 min

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller,

An Englishman in France unwittingly is placed into the identity, and s...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness John Barratt / Jacques De Gue


Bette Davis Countess
Nicole Maurey Bela


Movie - Last Holiday (1950)

George Bird

  Release date : 15.05.1950 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Last Holiday   88 min

Comedy, Drama,

George Bird is a salesman of agricultural machinery who finds out that...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness George Bird


Beatrice Campbell Sheila Rockingham
Kay Walsh Mrs. Poole


Movie - The Horse's Mouth (1958)

Gulley Jimson

  Release date : 11.11.1958 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Horse's Mouth   95 min

Comedy,

Gulley Jimson is a boorish aging artist recently released from prison....

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Gulley Jimson


Kay Walsh Dee Coker
Renée Houston Sara Monday


Movie - The Captain's Paradise (1953)

Captain Henry St. James

  Release date : 28.09.1953 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Captain's Paradise   94 min

Romance, Comedy, Drama,

Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organiz...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Captain Henry St. James


Yvonne De Carlo Nita St. James
Celia Johnson Maud St. James


Movie - Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)

Adolf Hitler

  Release date : 19.04.1973 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Hitler: The Last Ten Days   106 min

Drama, War, History,

Hitler: The Last Ten Days takes us into the depths of der Furher’s B...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Adolf Hitler


Simon Ward Hauptmann Hoffmann
Adolfo Celi General Hans Krebs


Movie - Barnacle Bill (1957)

Captain William Horatio Ambrose

  Release date : 17.12.1957 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Barnacle Bill   87 min

Comedy,

A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposit...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Captain William Horatio Ambros


Irene Browne Mrs. Barrington
Maurice Denham Crowley


Movie - The Swan (1956)

Prince Albert

  Release date : 26.04.1956 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Swan   104 min

Comedy, Drama, Romance,

Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unles...

Main Actors :

Grace Kelly Princess Alexandra


Alec Guinness Prince Albert
Louis Jourdan Dr. Nicholas Agi


Movie - The Comedians (1967)

Major H. O. Jones

  Release date : 31.10.1967 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Comedians   152 min

Drama,

American and British tourists get caught up in political unrest in Hai...

Main Actors :

Richard Burton Brown


Elizabeth Taylor Martha Pineda
Alec Guinness Major H. O. Jones


Movie - Malta Story (1953)

Flight Lt. Peter Ross

  Release date : 01.06.1953 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Malta Story   97 min

Drama, War, History,

In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was criti...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Flight Lt. Peter Ross


Jack Hawkins Air CO Frank
Muriel Pavlow Maria Gonzar


Movie - Little Dorrit (1987)

William Dorrit

  Release date : 11.12.1987 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Little Dorrit   357 min

Drama,

A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of...

Main Actors :

Derek Jacobi Arthur Clennam


Joan Greenwood Mrs. Clennam
Max Wall Flintwinch


Movie - The Card (1952)

Edward Henry 'Denry' Machin

  Release date : 25.02.1952 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Card   85 min

Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance,

A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself th...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Edward Henry 'Denry' Machin


Glynis Johns Ruth Earp
Valerie Hobson Countess of Chell


Movie - Father Brown (1954)

Father Brown

  Release date : 08.06.1954 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Father Brown   91 min

Comedy, Crime, Mystery,

Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of d...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Father Brown


Joan Greenwood Lady Warren
Peter Finch Gustave Flambeau


Movie - SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Obi Wan Kenobi

  Release date : 22.09.1980 Movies in english language  
  Original title : SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back   48 min

Documentary, TV Movie,

Hosted by Mark Hamill, this revealing documentary offers behind-the-sc...

Main Actors :

Mark Hamill Host / Luke Skywalker


Carrie Fisher Princess Leia
Anthony Daniels C3-PO


Movie - A Majority of One (1961)

Koichi Asano

  Release date : 27.12.1961 Movies in english language  
  Original title : A Majority of One   156 min

Comedy, Family, Drama,

A gentle love story about a Japanese businessman and widower, and a Br...

Main Actors :

Rosalind Russell Mrs. Bertha Jacoby


Alec Guinness Koichi Asano
Ray Danton Jerome Black


Movie - Twelfth Night (1969)

Malvolio

  Release date : 1969-01-06 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Twelfth Night   103 min

Drama, Comedy, Romance,

Sir Alec Guinness, Sir Ralph Richardson and Joan Plowright star in thi...

Main Actors :

Ralph Richardson Sir Toby Belch


Alec Guinness Malvolio
Joan Plowright Viola


Movie - A Run for Your Money (1949)

Whimple

  Release date : 23.11.1949 Movies in english language  
  Original title : A Run for Your Money   85 min

Comedy,

Two Welsh coal-mining brothers win a trip to London to claim a monetar...

Main Actors :

Donald Houston David "Dai Number 9" Jones


Meredith Edwards Thomas 'Twm' Jones
Moira Lister Jo


Movie - Hotel Paradiso (1966)

Benedict Boniface

  Release date : 1966-03-01 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Hotel Paradiso   98 min

Comedy,

Monsieur Feydeau has writer's block, and he needs a new play. But he t...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Benedict Boniface


Gina Lollobrigida Marcelle Cotte
Robert Morley Henri Cotte


Movie - The Prisoner (1955)

The Cardinal

  Release date : 19.04.1955 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Prisoner   95 min

Drama,

A cardinal is arrested for treason against the state. He is a popular ...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness The Cardinal


Jack Hawkins The Interrogator
Wilfrid Lawson The Jailer


Movie - Lovesick (1983)

Sigmund Freud

  Release date : 18.02.1983 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Lovesick   96 min

Romance, Comedy, Fantasy,

Forget about accountants who want to fly, professors whose brains are ...

Main Actors :

Dudley Moore Saul Benjamin


Elizabeth McGovern Chloe Allen
Alec Guinness Sigmund Freud


Movie - To Paris with Love (1955)

Sir Edgar Fraser

  Release date : 1955-01-01 Movies in italian language  
  Original title : To Paris with Love   78 min

Drama, Romance, Comedy,

A father and son go to Paris to help each other find love....

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Sir Edgar Fraser


Vernon Gray John Fraser
Odile Versois Lizette Marconne


Movie - Situation Hopeless -- But Not Serious (1965)

Wilhelm Frick

  Release date : 13.10.1965 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Situation Hopeless -- But Not Serious   97 min

War, Comedy,

A lonely German clerk captures two American flyers and keeps them as p...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Wilhelm Frick


Mike Connors Sgt. Lucky Finder
Robert Redford Captain Hank Wilson


Monsignor Quixote

Movie - Monsignor Quixote

Father Quixote

  Release date : 1987-02-13
  Original title : Monsignor Quixote

Sir Alec Guiness stars with Leo McKern in the story of a friendship be...


The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'

Movie - The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'

himself

  Release date : 2003-09-22
  Original title : The Making of 'Lawrence of Arabia'


The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'

Movie - The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'

Himself (archive footage)

  Release date : 2000-01-01
  Original title : The Making of 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'


Movie - The Mudlark (1950)

Benjamin Disraeli

  Release date : 28.11.1950 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Mudlark   94 min

Drama,

It's 1875 and a young street urchin wants to see Queen Victoria......

Main Actors :

Irene Dunne Queen Victoria


Alec Guinness Benjamin Disraeli
Andrew Ray Wheeler, the mudlark


Movie - The Comedians in Africa (1967)

Self (uncredited)

  Release date : 31.08.1967 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Comedians in Africa   11 min

Documentary,

Behind the scenes short documentary about the cast and crew during the...

Main Actors :

Elizabeth Taylor Self (uncredited)


Richard Burton Self (uncredited)
Alec Guinness Self (uncredited)


Movie - The Gift of Friendship (1974)

Jocelyn Broome

  Release date : 24.09.1974 Movies in english language  
  Original title : The Gift of Friendship   60 min

Elderly novelist asks disliked guest to be literary editor....

Main Actors :

Sarah Badel Madge Wakely


Michael Gough Bill Wakely
Alec Guinness Jocelyn Broome


Movie - Caesar and Cleopatra (1976)

Caesar

  Release date : 01.02.1976 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Caesar and Cleopatra   75 min

Drama,

Adaptation of the play by Bernard Shaw....

Main Actors :

Geneviève Bujold Cleopatra


Alec Guinness Caesar


Evensong

Movie - Evensong

W.W.I. soldier in concert audience (uncredited)

  Release date : 1934-09-03
  Original title : Evensong

Drama, Music, Romance, War,

Loosely based on the story of the singer Nellie Melba......


Edwin

Movie - Edwin

Sir Fennimore Truscott

  Release date : 1984-01-01
  Original title : Edwin

Drama,

Touching comedy about a high court judge, now retired to his English c...


Movie - A Foreign Field (1993)

Amos

  Release date : 10.09.1993 Movies in english language  
  Original title : A Foreign Field   95 min

Comedy, Romance, War,

Amos and Cyril are a pair of British veterans from WWII, going back to...

Main Actors :

Alec Guinness Amos


Leo McKern Cyril
Edward Herrmann Ralph


The Stratford Adventure

Movie - The Stratford Adventure

Himself

  Release date : 1954-08-02
  Original title : The Stratford Adventure

This short film depicts how a small Canadian city, bearing the name of...


David Lean: A Life in Film

Movie - David Lean: A Life in Film

Himself

  Release date : 1985-01-01
  Original title : David Lean: A Life in Film

A documentary video that profiles the life of David Lean, the director...


Eskimo Day

Movie - Eskimo Day

James

  Release date : 1996-04-04
  Original title : Eskimo Day

Drama, Comedy,

Comedy drama about the trials and tribulations of three sets of parent...


Movie - Tales from Hollywood (1992)


  Release date : 1992-10-18 Movies in english language  
  Original title : Tales from Hollywood   113 min

TV Movie, Drama,

A slightly ironical description of the colony of German artists in Los...

Main Actors :

Jeremy Irons


Alec Guinness
Carsten Norgaard


Grace Kelly: Destiny of a Princess

Movie - Grace Kelly: Destiny of a Princess

Self - Actor (archive footage)

  Release date : 2006-09-16
  Original title : Grace face à son destin

History,

In 1956, actress and Hollywood star Grace Kelly (1929-82), then at the...


Alec Guinness in the production team (2)
  • 1987 · Movie Grace Kelly: The American Princess - Thanks
  • 1958 · Movie The Horse's Mouth - Writer

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    Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (2 April 1914 – 5 August 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. His is 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.

    Français · fr

    Sir Alec Guinness, né le 2 avril 1914 à Paddington à Londres et mort le 5 août 2000 à Midhurst, dans le Sussex, d'un cancer du foie, est un acteur britannique.

    Deutsch · de

    Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (* 2. April 1914 als Alec Guinness de Cuffe in Marylebone, London; † 5. August 2000 in Midhurst, West Sussex) war ein britischer Schauspieler. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Filmschauspielern des 20. Jahrhunderts und wurde wegen seiner außerordentlichen Wandlungsfähigkeit auch „Mann der tausend Gesichter“ genannt. Seinen Durchbruch erlebte Guinness durch die Schwarzen Komödien Adel verpflichtet (1949), Der Mann im weißen Anzug (1951) und Ladykillers (1955) aus den Ealing Studios. Zum internationalen Star wurde er durch sein Mitwirken in großen Filmepen wie Die Brücke am Kwai (1957), Lawrence von Arabien (1962) und Doktor Schiwago (1965). In Star Wars (1977) spielte er die Rolle des alten Obi-Wan Kenobi. Vielen deutschen Zuschauern ist er durch seine Darstellung des Earl of Dorincourt im alljährlich zu Weihnachten wiederholten Fernsehfilm Der kleine Lord (1980) gegenwärtig. Bis 1996 wirkte der Oscar-prämierte Darsteller in über 50 Filmen mit. Quelle: Wikipedia

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    Alec Guinness (2 de abril de 1914 - 5 de agosto de 2000) fue un actor británico de cine, teatro y televisión.