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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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