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Birth Name: Alec Guinness de Cuffe

Born: 2 April 1914 Died: 5 August 2000

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 10"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Merula Salaman


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Description: Sir Alec Guinness KBE (April 2, 1914 - August 5, 2000) was a British actor, perhaps the best known British film actor. Born in London on April 2, 1914, he first worked in advertising, before making his debut at the Old Vic in 1936. During World War II, he served in the Royal Navy. He is mainly associated with the Ealing Comedies, and particularly for playing 12 parts in Kind Hearts and Coronets. Other films from this period included The Ladykillers and The Man in the White Suit. Guinness was also a talented dramatic and character actor. His film appearances ranged from Lawrence of Arabia to The Bridge on the River Kwai ... (more)
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"Obi-Wan Kenobi & Gandalf Each serves as the archetypical mentor character. One who belongs to an order of supernatural beings tasked with helping their world combat the forces of evil. (The Jedi/The Istari) One of his greatest rivals turning out to be an old friend who had fallen to the allure of the power of darkness. (Darth Vader/Saruman) In spite of his great wisdom and power he'd come to be seen by those who see him without sufficient understanding as a crazy old man and disturber of th"


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"Best Supporting Actor! Winner: Alec Guinness, Star Wars! Nominees: Harrison Ford - Star Wars Jason Robards - Julia Maximilian Schell - Julia Francois Truffaut - Close Encounters of the Third Kind"



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