Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness

British actor (1914–2000)
Sir Alec Guinness CH CBE was an English actor. After an early career on the stage, Guinness was featured in several of the Ealing comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets, in which he played nine different characters, The Lavender Hill Mob, for which he received his first Academy Award nomination, and The Ladykillers .Wikipedia
BornApril 2, 1914
HometownMaida Vale, United Kingdom
Net worth$100 million
Height5'10" (1.78m)
SpouseMerula Salaman (m 1938 - 2000)
ChildrenMatthew Guinness
ParentsAgnes Cuff , Andrew Geddes
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Labour MPs sing karaoke for Sir Keir Starmer at Liverpool conference

  • LABOUR sang from the same hymn sheet at a karaoke party at their Liverpool conference last night. Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting sang Robbie Williams’ Angels with new words: “Keir won’t forsake me / I’m loving Starmer instead”. Deputy Angela Rayner did Don’t Stop Believing while Lisa Nandy led Living on a Prayer.

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The Ladykillers (65th Anniversary 4K Restoration): Clip - Rooms To Rent

'The Ladykillers' follows the hilarious capers of a group of small-time crooks, taking on more they can handle in the form of their sweet, but slightly dotty, elderly landlady Mrs Wilberforce.MyMovies, clip, 2020, Comedy, Suspense, Alexander Mackendrick, Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureLittle Dorrit Part One: Nobody's FaultNominated
1988Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureLittle Dorrit Part Two: Little Dorrit's StoryNominated
1983Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or SpecialSmiley's PeopleNominated
1978Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureStar Wars: Episode IV -- A New HopeNominated
1978Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleStar Wars: Episode IV -- A New HopeNominated