Alec Guinness

Born:  April 2, 1914, Marylebone, England


1934:  Evensong

1946:  Great Expectations

1948:  Oliver Twist

1949:  Kind Hearts and Coronets, A Run For Your Money

1950:  Last Holiday, The Mudlark

1951:  The Lavender Hill Mob (Oscar Nomination: Best Actor), The Man In The White Suit

1952:  The Card

1953:  The Captain’s Paradise, Malta Story

1954:  Father Brown

1955:  To Paris With Love, The Prisoner, The Ladykillers

1956:  The Swan

1957:  The Bridge on the River Kwai  (Oscar Winner: Best Actor), Barnacle Bill

1958:  The Horse’s Mouth  (Oscar Nomination: Best Screenplay)

1959:  The Scapegoat, Our Man In Havana

1960:  Tunes of Glory

1961:  A Majority of One

1962:  Lawrence of Arabia, H.M.S. Defiant

1964:  The Fall of the Roman Empire

1965:  Situation Hopeless…But Not Serious, Doctor Zhivago

1966:  Hotel Paradiso, The Quiller Memorandum

1967:  The Comedians

1970:  Cromwell, Scrooge

1972:  Brother Sun Sister Moon

1973:  Hitler: The Last Ten Days

1976:  Murder By Death

1977:  Star Wars  (Oscar Nomination: Best Supporting Actor)

1980:  The Empire Strikes Back, Raise The Titanic

1983:  Lovesick, Return of the Jedi

1984:  A Passage To India

1987:  Little Dorrit  (Oscar Nomination: Best Supporting Actor)

1988:  A Handful of Dust

1991:  Kafka

1995:  Mute Witness


Died:  August 5, 2000, Midhurst, England.