John Gielgud

John Gielgud

British actor and theatre director
Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades.Wikipedia
BornApril 14, 1904
HometownSouth Kensington, United Kingdom
Height5'11" (1.81m)
ParentsKate Terry-Lewis , Henry Lex Franciszek Adam Gielgud

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Why 1974 found the world in the grip of madness

  • How was it for you, 1974? Scrolling back through half a century, I land on my second year at university. I was busily losing the last of my innocence, “sexuality” was the new buzzword and we all earnestly regarded Doris Lessing’s novel The Golden Notebook as gospel. Our politics were noisy and sentimentally Leftist, but well-intentioned. Hair was generally shaggy and I think that by today’s standards we were a bit dirty and smelly, the whiff of Players No 6 (“numbies”) being pervasive. The coffe


1997Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureShine (film)Nominated
1997British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActor in a Supporting RoleShine (film)Nominated
1990Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeWar and RemembranceNominated
1989Golden GlobeBest Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeWar and RemembranceWinner
1989Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead ActorWar and RemembranceNominated