Sir Alec Guinness, (2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. After an early career on the stage he was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He is also known...Wikipedia
Age: 86 (age at death)
Born: 2nd April, 1914, Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 5th August, 2000, Midhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Movies
Alec Guinness has been romantically linked to:View Past Relationships
Who can be romantically linked to Alec Guinness...and how closely?
[Asked if Star Wars (1977) had made him a fortune]: Yes, blessed be "Star Wars". But two-thirds of that went to the Inland Revenue and a sizable sum on VAT. No complaints. Let me leave it by saying I can live for the rest of my life in the reasonably modest way I am now used to, that I have no debts and I can afford to refuse work that doesn`t appeal to me.
[while considering doing Star Wars (1977)]: Science fiction - which gives me pause - but it is to be directed by George Lucas, who did American Graffiti (1973), which makes me think I should. Big part. Fairytale rubbish, but could be interesting.
She Can't Speak. She Can't Scream. She Can't Beg For Mercy.
Billy Hughes, a mute makeup artist working on a slasher film being shot in Moscow, is locked in the studio after hours...
Despite popular belief he NEVER uttered the line 'May the force be with you' in ANY of the Star Wars films (the closest he came was 'the force will be with you').
He is buried in Petersfield Cemetery, Hampshire.
Herbert Lom, the versatile Czech-born actor who could play Napoleon Bonaparte or a witch hunter with equal aplomb but who was perhaps best known as Peter Sellers’s frustrated boss in the Pink Panther franchise, died on Thursday at his home in London. He was 95.
His son Alec confirmed his death, The Associated Press reported.
Mr. Lom gained more attention as a reliable character actor than as a suave leading man, although he was both. His deep-set, mesmerizing eyes made him the perfect villain in a series of minor films in the early 1940s, and he went on to... Read More
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