Quotes by Alec Guinness

About Alec Guinness:

Sir Alec Guinness is also known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Yevgraf in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India (1984). He is also known for his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy, receiving a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Author Bio

  • NameAlec Guinness
  • DescriptionEnglish actor
  • BornApril 2, 1914
  • DiedAugust 5, 2000
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionActor; Film Actor; Autobiographer
  • AwardsLaurence Olivier Award; Academy Award For Best Actor; Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire