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Alec Guinness –

Alec Guiness in The Fall of the Roman Empire.

About Sir Alec Guinness (1914 – 2000)

alec-guinness-photoTHE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (War/Drama)

Sir Alec Guinness received his Oscar for playing Colonel Nicholson who is obsessed with building the bridge to prove that his men are superior to the Japanese.

Alec Guinness was a distinguished British stage actor who started acting in films when he was in his late forties.

Alec Guinness was knighted, in 1958, by Queen Elizabeth in appreciation of his talents.

In 1979, Alec Guinness received an Honorary Award for advancing the art of screen acting through a host of memorable and distinguished performances.

Alec Guinness was also nominated for:

The Lavender Hill Mob (1952 - Actor)
Star Wars (1977 - Supporting Actor)
Little Dorrit (1988 - Supporting Actor)

Alec Guinness's notable movie credits include...

Evensong (1934)
Great Expectations (1946)
Oliver Twist (1948)
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
A Run for Your Money (1949)
Last Holiday (1950)
The Mudlark (1950)
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
The Man in the White Suit (1951)
The Card (1952)
The Square Mile (1953)
The Captain's Paradise (1953)
Malta Story (1953)
Father Brown (1954)
The Stratford Adventure (1954)
Rowlandson's England (1955)
To Paris with Love (1955)
The Prisoner (1955)
The Ladykillers (1955)
The Swan (1956)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Barnacle Bill (1957)
The Horse's Mouth (1958)
The Scapegoat (1959)
Our Man in Havana (1959)
Tunes of Glory (1960)
A Majority of One (1961)
H.M.S. Defiant (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Pasternak (1965)
Situation Hopeless... But Not Serious (1965)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Hotel Paradiso (1966)
The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
The Comedians in Africa (1967)
The Comedians (1967)
Cromwell (1970)
Scrooge (1970)
Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
Murder by Death (1976)
Star Wars (1977)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Raise the Titanic (1980)
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)
Smiley's People (1982)
Lovesick (1983)
Return of the Jedi (1983)
A Passage to India (1984)
Monsignor Quixote (1985)
Little Dorrit (1987)
A Handful of Dust (1988)
Kafka (1991)
A Foreign Field (1993)
Mute Witness (1994)
Eskimo Day (1996)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Alec Guiness in Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)...
top picture with Anthony Daniels and Mark Hamill.

Alec Guinness and Mark Hamill in
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980).




In Our Man in Havana (1959)... bottom picture with Ernie Kovacs.




In The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964).





In The Prisoner (1967).





In The Captain's Paradise (1953)... bottom picture with Yvonne De Carlo.

In The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)... top picture
with Sessue Hayakawa... bottom picture with James Donald.

In The Ladykillers (1955)... top picture with
Herbert Lom... bottom picture with Katie Johnson.

In Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979).

Alec Guiness with Peter Sellers and Richard
Narita in Murder by Death (1976).