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 (gĭn′ĭs), Sir Alec 1914-2000.
British actor known for his extraordinary range of roles. His films include The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Academy Award.


(Biography) Sir Alec. 1914–2000, British stage and film actor. His films include Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won an Oscar, and Star Wars (1977); TV roles include Le Carré's George Smiley


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Sir Alec, 1914–2000, English actor.
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Noun1.Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
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Efallai na fydd y baban newyddanedig y gwyddoch chi amdano'n cyrraedd y Guinnes Book of Records fel Charlie Harris, ond mae digon o dystiolaeth i ddangos bod rhoi llyfr yn anrheg i faban bach yn syniad penigamp.