Alec Guinness


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Noun1.Alec Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)Alec Guinness - English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
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1 THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI Today, Channel 5, 3.15pm DAVID LEAN'S classic Second World War drama follows a stiff upperlipped British officer (Alec Guinness), who is being held as a PoW, as he comes to terms with his situation and his captors.
Adapted by Father Ted author Graham Lineham and based on the 1955 Ealing comedy starring Alec Guinness, the Ladykillers focuses on a disparate gang of hardened criminals who rent a room in the home of Mrs Wilberforce.
THE officer who inspired Sir Alec Guinness's character in The Bridge on the River Kwai has been honoured by former PoWs.
able separat lectively stro est proper Sir Alec Guinness, who played Obi Wan Kenobi role in the original Star Wars films, was a guest at Hartshill Grange
"We had regular visitors from America interested in the history of the house and even Sir Alec Guinness, who my grandfather became friends with when they served together during WW2, stayed at the house."
Grant has a special fondness for Sir Alec Guinness, with his many multiple parts across several different Ealing classics.
| Paul Bettany as Dustfinger the Man In the whITE SUIT (Tuesday, BBC2, 2.15pm) ALEC Guinness stars as Sidney Stratton, a chemist who invents a new textile that repels dirt and never wears out, and then uses it to make the titular white suit.
Sir Alec Guinness, who played Obi Wan Kenobi in the original three "Star Wars" films, wasn't the biggest fan of the first installment in the series, "Star Wars: A New Hope." That's according to a letter current "Star Wars" actor Oscar Isaac read at a London performance, apparently penned by Guinness while filming the 1977 movie, the (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/12193178/Alec-Guinness-thought-Star-Wars-dialogue-was-rubbish-Letters-Live-reveals.html) Telegraph  reported.
Carey |Mulligan and Keira Knightley KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS (Wednesday, BBC4, 8.00pm) |What a k SIR ALEC GUINNESS delivers eight tour-de-force performances in Robert Hamer's 1949 Ealing black comedy.
Carey Mulligan and Keira Knightley KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS (Wednesday, BBC4, 8.00pm) SIR ALEC GUINNESS delivers eight tour-de-force performances in Robert Hamer's 1949 Ealing black comedy.
THE LADYKILLERS U, 87mins A digitally restored 60th anniversary edition of this wonderful Ealing classic which stars Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers and Danny Green as a gang of bank robbers posing as musicians renting rooms from the genial Mrs Wilberforce (Katie Johnson).
The exhibition was frequented by actor Sir Alec Guinness who used to donate PS5 on every visit, according to the artist.