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  • The Elephant Man

At Home
  • Prospero's Books

  • Chimes at Midnight

  • The Wicked Lady

  • The Human Factor

  • The Good Companions

  • Eagle in a Cage

  • Getting It Right

  • Lost Horizon

  • A Man for All Seasons

  • Assignment to Kill

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John Gielgud Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Apr 14, 1904
  • Died: May 21, 2000
  • Birth Name: Arthur John Gielgud
  • Biography: One of the theatre's greatest legends, Sir John Gielgud spent almost 80 of the 96 years of his life appearing in countless plays that saw him portray every major Shakespearean role. The last surviving member of a generation of classical actors that... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Chariots of Fire Master of Trinity 2012
Elizabeth The Pope 1998
Quest For Camelot Merlin 1998
Hamlet Priam 1996
The Portrait of a Lady Mr.Touchett 1996
Shine Prof. Cecil Parks 1996
Looking for Richard Interviewee / Interviewee 1996
The Leopard Son Narrator / Narrator 1996
Dragonheart King Arthur / King Arthur 1996
First Knight Oswald / Oswald 1995
The Power of One Headmaster St. John 1992
Shining Through Sunflower 1992
Prospero's Books Prospero 1991
Getting It Right Sir Gordon Munday 1989
Arthur 2: On the Rocks Hobson 1988
Appointment with Death Col. Carbury 1988
The Whistle Blower Sir Adrian Chapple 1987
Plenty Sir Leonard Darwin 1986
Gandhi Lord Irwin 1982
The Elephant Man Carr Gomm 1981
Providence Clive 1977
Murder on the Orient Express Beddoes 1974
Lost Horizon Chang / Chang 1973
Oh! What a Lovely War Count Berchtold 1969
The Shoes of the Fisherman The Elder Pope 1968
Chimes at Midnight Henry IV of England 1967
The Loved One Sir Francis Hinsley 1965
Becket Louis VII 1964
Around the World in 80 Days Foster, the Butler 1956
Richard III George, Duke of Clarence 1956
Julius Caesar Cassius 1953
Hamlet The Ghost / The Ghost 1948
Secret Agent Richard Ashenden 1936
Assignment to Kill Curt Valayan
Swan Song Svetlovidov / Svetlovidov
Scandalous Uncle Willie
Murder by Decree Lord Salisbury, Prime Minister
Murder on the Orient Express Beddoes / Beddoes
11 Harrowhouse Meecham
Saint Joan Earl of Warwick
The Tichborne Claimant Cockburn
Caligula Nerva
Barbablu Barbablu
Leave All Fair John Middleton Murry
The Shooting Party Cornelius Cardew
A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man Preacher
Richard II John of Gaunt
Joseph Andrews Doctor / Doctor
Lion of the Desert Sharif El Gariani
Priest of Love Herbert G. Muskett
Invitation to the Wedding Reverend Clyde Ormiston
Eagle in a Cage Lord Sissal / Lord Sissal
To Die in Madrid
The Formula Dr. Esau
Airman's Letter to his Mother Narrator / Narrator
The Wicked Lady Hogarth
Arthur Mr. Hobson
Sphinx Abdu Hamdi
The Charge of the Light Brigade Lord Raglan
The Good Companions Inigo Jolifant
The Human Factor Brigadier Tomlinson
Haunted Dr. Doyle
A Man for All Seasons Thomas Cardinal Wolesey, Archbishop of York
Julius Caesar Julius Caesar
The Barretts of Wimpole Street Edward Moulton-Barrett
The Clue of the New Pin Rex Trasmere / Rex Trasmere

Worked With

Nigel Havers Chariots of Fire 2012
Nicholas Farrell Chariots of Fire 2012
Ian Holm Chariots of Fire 2012
Daniel Gerroll Chariots of Fire 2012
Cate Blanchett Elizabeth 1998
Geoffrey Rush Elizabeth 1998
Christopher Eccleston Elizabeth 1998
Joseph Fiennes Elizabeth 1998
Fanny Ardant Elizabeth 1998
Jessalyn Gilsig Quest For Camelot 1998
Andrea Corr Quest For Camelot 1998
Cary Elwes Quest For Camelot 1998
Gary Oldman Quest For Camelot 1998
Eric Idle Quest For Camelot 1998
Kenneth Branagh Hamlet 1996
Julie Christie Hamlet 1996
Brian Blessed Hamlet 1996
Derek Jacobi Hamlet 1996
Kate Winslet Hamlet 1996
Richard Briers Hamlet 1996
Billy Crystal Hamlet 1996
Nicole Kidman The Portrait of a Lady 1996
John Malkovich The Portrait of a Lady 1996
Barbara Hershey The Portrait of a Lady 1996
Mary-Louise Parker The Portrait of a Lady 1996
Martin Donovan The Portrait of a Lady 1996
Shelley Winters The Portrait of a Lady 1996
Armin Mueller-Stahl Shine 1996
Noah Taylor Shine 1996
Lynn Redgrave Shine 1996
Al Pacino Looking for Richard 1996
Harris Yulin Looking for Richard 1996
Alec Baldwin Looking for Richard 1996
Kevin Spacey Looking for Richard 1996
Estelle Parsons Looking for Richard 1996
Dennis Quaid Dragonheart 1996
Sean Connery Dragonheart 1996
David Thewlis Dragonheart 1996
Pete Postlethwaite Dragonheart 1996
Dina Meyer Dragonheart 1996
Jason Isaacs Dragonheart 1996
Richard Gere First Knight 1995
Julia Ormond First Knight 1995
Liam Cunningham First Knight 1995
Christopher Villiers First Knight 1995
Stephen Dorff The Power of One 1992
Morgan Freeman The Power of One 1992
Michael Douglas Shining Through 1992
Melanie Griffith Shining Through 1992
Liam Neeson Shining Through 1992
Joely Richardson Shining Through 1992
Michel Blanc Prospero's Books 1991
Isabelle Pasco Prospero's Books 1991
Kenneth Cranham Prospero's Books 1991
Helena Bonham Carter Getting It Right 1989
Peter Cook Getting It Right 1989
Jane Horrocks Getting It Right 1989
Dudley Moore Arthur 2: On the Rocks 1988
Liza Minnelli Arthur 2: On the Rocks 1988
Kathy Bates Arthur 2: On the Rocks 1988
Cynthia Sikes Arthur 2: On the Rocks 1988
Peter Ustinov Appointment with Death 1988
Lauren Bacall Appointment with Death 1988
Carrie Fisher Appointment with Death 1988
Piper Laurie Appointment with Death 1988
Michael Caine The Whistle Blower 1987
Meryl Streep Plenty 1986
Charles Dance Plenty 1986
Tracey Ullman Plenty 1986
Sting Plenty 1986
Ian McKellen Plenty 1986
Ben Kingsley Gandhi 1982
Candice Bergen Gandhi 1982
Edward Fox Gandhi 1982
John Mills Gandhi 1982
Anthony Hopkins The Elephant Man 1981
John Hurt The Elephant Man 1981
Anne Bancroft The Elephant Man 1981
Dirk Bogarde Providence 1977
Ellen Burstyn Providence 1977
Elaine Stritch Providence 1977
Albert Finney Murder on the Orient Express 1974
Ingrid Bergman Murder on the Orient Express 1974
Vanessa Redgrave Murder on the Orient Express 1974
Jacqueline Bisset Murder on the Orient Express 1974
Liv Ullmann Lost Horizon 1973
Sally Kellerman Lost Horizon 1973
George Kennedy Lost Horizon 1973
Michael York Lost Horizon 1973
Olivia Hussey Lost Horizon 1973
Anthony Quinn The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968
Laurence Olivier The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968
Orson Welles Chimes at Midnight 1967
Jeanne Moreau Chimes at Midnight 1967
Robert Morse The Loved One 1965
Jonathan Winters The Loved One 1965
Rod Steiger The Loved One 1965
James Coburn The Loved One 1965
Dana Andrews The Loved One 1965
Peter O'Toole Becket 1964
David Niven Around the World in 80 Days 1956
Shirley MacLaine Around the World in 80 Days 1956
Charles Boyer Around the World in 80 Days 1956
Claire Bloom Richard III 1956
Marlon Brando Julius Caesar 1953
Jean Simmons Hamlet 1948