Alec Guinness (Performer) | Playbill

Alec Guinness


Mr. Guinness, who was 86, started his career in the same time and place that produced other major British actors: Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, John Gielgud, Anthony Quayle and Ralph Richardson. Mr. Guinness was part of Gielgud' s Queens Theatre company in London in the late 1930s , along with Peggy Ashcroft and Redgrave. Gielgud died earlier this year.

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  • Also Known As: Alec Guiness, Alec Guiness de Cuffe, Sir Alec Guinness
  • Born: Apr 02, 1914 in London, England
  • Death: Aug 05, 2000 in West Sussex, England

Roles (3)

Dylan Playbill - Jan 1964 Dylan
Opened January 18, 1964
  • as Dylan Thomas (Original)
The Cocktail Party Playbill - Feb 1950 The Cocktail Party
Opened January 21, 1950
  • as An Unidentified Guest (Original)
Flare Path Playbill - Dec 1942 Flare Path
Opened December 23, 1942
  • as Flight Lieutenant GrahamTeddy (Original)


Tony Award
1964 Best Actor in a Play Winner

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