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  • Doctor Zhivago

  • Lawrence of Arabia

  • The Ladykillers

  • The Captain's Paradise

  • The Man in the White Suit

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At Home
  • The Mudlark

  • To Paris with Love

  • The Swan

  • A Majority of One

  • Last Holiday

  • Our Man in Havana

  • The Malta Story

  • Hitler: The Last Ten Days

  • The Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The Quiller Memorandum

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Alec Guinness Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Apr 2, 1914
  • Died: Aug 5, 2000
  • Birth Name: Alec Guinness de Cuffe
  • Biography: A member of a generation of British actors that included Sir Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson, Sir Alec Guinness possessed an astonishing versatility that was amply displayed over the course of his 66-year career. Dubbed "the outstanding poet... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Kafka The Chief Clerk 1991
Little Dorrit William Dorrit 1988
A Handful of Dust Mr. Todd 1988
A Passage to India Godbole 1985
The Empire Strikes Back Ben "Obi-Wan" Kenobi 1980
Murder by Death Jamessir Bensonmum, the Butler 1976
The Prisoner The Cardinal 1968
Doctor Zhivago Yevgraf 1965
The Fall of the Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius 1964
Lawrence of Arabia Prince Feisal 1962
Tunes of Glory Lt. Col. Jock Sinclair 1960
Our Man in Havana Jim Wormald 1960
The Horse's Mouth Gully Jimson / Screenwriter 1958
The Bridge on the River Kwai Col. Nicholson 1957
The Ladykillers Professor Marcus 1956
The Captain's Paradise Capt. Henry St. James 1953
The Man in the White Suit Sidney Stratton 1952
The Lavender Hill Mob Henry Holland 1951
The Mudlark Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 1950
Kind Hearts and Coronets Admiral d'Ascoyne / Ascoyne d'Ascoyne / Canon d'Ascoyne / Duke of Chalfont / Gen. d'Ascoyne / Henry d'Ascoyne / Lady Agatha d'Ascoyne / Lord d'Ascoyne 1950
Great Expectations Herbert Pocket 1946
Mute Witness The Reaper
Lovesick Sigmund Freud
Situation Hopeless but Not Serious Herr Frick
The Detective Father Brown
Hitler: The Last Ten Days Adolf Hitler
To Paris with Love Col. Sir Edgar Fraser
Future Schlock Man in the White Suit
Return of the Jedi Ben "Obi-Wan" Kenobi
Brother Sun, Sister Moon Pope Innocent III
Raise the Titanic John Bigalow
Cromwell Charles I
The Comedians Maj. Jones
The Quiller Memorandum Pol
A Majority of One Koichi Asano
Evensong
The Swan Prince Albert
The Malta Story Capt. Ross
A Run for Your Money Whimple
Hotel Paradiso Benedict Boniface
Damn the Defiant! Capt. Crawford
Star Wars Ben "Obi-Wan" Kenobi
Oliver Twist Fagin
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy George Smiley
A Foreign Field Amos
Scrooge Marley's Ghost
All at Sea William Horatio Ambrose
The Promoter E.H. Machin
Last Holiday George Bird

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