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Alec Guinness

Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. He was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He later won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. His is known for playing Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy. He also played Prince Feisal in Lawrence of Arabia and George Smiley in the TV adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

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Apr 2, 1914 In Marylebone, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Our Man in Havana 1960-01-27
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015-12-15
Known For
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice) (archive footage) 2015-12-15
Movie Mute Witness The Reaper 1995-09-28
Movie Tales from Hollywood 1992-10-18
Movie Return of the Jedi Ben 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi 1983-05-23
Movie Lovesick Sigmund Freud 1983-02-18
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Ben 'Obi-wan' Kenobi 1980-05-20
Movie Star Wars Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi 1977-05-25
Movie Murder by Death Bensonmum 1976-06-23
Movie The Fall of the Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius 1964-03-24
Movie Lawrence of Arabia Prince Feisal 1962-12-10
Movie Our Man in Havana Jim Wormold 1960-01-27