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(Biography) Sir John. 1904–2000, English stage, film, and television actor and director
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(ˈgɪl gʊd, ˈgil-)

Sir (Arthur) John, 1904–2000, English actor and director.
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Noun1.Gielgud - English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)
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John Gielgud brightened post-war London with a glamorous production of Otway's 1682 Restoration tragedy, notable for its magnificent 17th century sets and costumes, which my elders always said were a sight to behold.
NOT many British TV dramas can boast acting talents ranging from Derek Jacobi and John Gielgud to Kojak's Telly Savalas and The A-Team's George Peppard.
They don't fear Danish friends will stop selling bacon or sharing their donated Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry says Brexit holds fear for workers in the region I took John Gielgud (left) out for his 90th.
DAME Judi Dench has unveiled a blue plaque commemorating the London home of stage and screen star Sir John Gielgud.
Theatre veteran Vanessa Redgrave was also honoured London's Guildhall, picking up the prestigious Gielgud award for excellence in the dramatic arts.
Scholars of drama and theater history profile the careers of four actors encompassing almost a century of theatrical experience, from John Gielgud's childhood before the First World War to Judi Dench's performances in the first decades of the new millennium.
Apart from writing what her peers described as the best crime novel ever, she also - under another pen name, Gordon Daviot - wrote a play that not only made a star of actor John Gielgud but was a box office smash in London's West End and New York's Broadway.
The interviewees in the book frequently cite John Gielgud as an influence, and though Gielgud himself had been unable to be interviewed for this project, he did receive the guideline questions sent out in advance.
Called The Clue Of The New Pin, it featured a young actor, John Gielgud, as the villain.
Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench: Great Shakespeareans; Volume XVI
Called The Clue Of The New Pin, it featured a young John Gielgud as the villain.
The 67-year-old, whose performance in The Audience won her an Olivier Award, left London's Gielgud theatre to confront the troupe of performers.