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Actor John Gielgud

John Gielgud

  • Birth name:

    Arthur John Gielgud

  • Date of Birth:

    21 May 1904 South Kensington, London, England, UK

  • Height:

    5' 11" (1.80 m)

Biography:

Sir John Gielgud, arguably the greatest Shakespearean actor of the 20th Century, had a theatrical career that spanned 64 years, from a role in a 1924 London production of "The Constant Nymph" to the 1988 production of " Sir Sydney Cockerell: The Best of Friends," and an even-longer film career that lasted 77 years, from his appearance in the 1923 silent Who Is the Man? (1924) to Catastrophe (2000) in the year 2000. He played his first Hamlet in London in 1929, and was hailed by many a... more

Filmography

Aсtor (44)

Movie

Year

Movie Hamlet Hamlet

as Priam

2012
Movie Never Apologize Never Apologize

as Himself (archive footage)

2007
Movie Elizabeth Elizabeth

as The Pope

1999
Movie Merlin Merlin

as King Constant

1998
Movie Shine Shine

as Cecil Parkes

1997
Movie Looking for Richard Looking for Richard

as Himself (Interview)

1996
Movie The Portrait of a Lady The Portrait of a Lady

as Mr. Touchett

1996
Movie Gulliver's Travels Gulliver's Travels

as Professor of Sunlight (as Sir John Gielgud)

1996
Movie Haunted Haunted

as Doctor Doyle

1995
Movie First Knight First Knight

as Oswald

1995
Movie The Power of One The Power of One

as St. John

1992
Movie Shining Through Shining Through

as Sunflower

1992
Movie Prospero's Books Prospero's Books

as Prospero

1991
Movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks Arthur 2: On the Rocks

as Hobson

1988
Movie Appointment with Death Appointment with Death

as Colonel Carbury

1988
Movie The Shooting Party The Shooting Party

as Cornelius Cardew

1985
Movie The Scarlet and the Black The Scarlet and the Black

as Pope Pius XII

1983
Movie Gandhi Gandhi

as Lord Irwin

1982
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hunchback of Notre Dame

as Charmolue

1982
Movie Arthur Arthur

as Hobson

1981
Movie Lion of the Desert Lion of the Desert

as Sharif El Gariani

1981
Movie Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire

as Master of Trinity (as Sir John Gielgud)

1981
Movie Sphinx Sphinx

as Abdu-Hamdi (as Sir John Gielgud)

1981
Movie The Elephant Man The Elephant Man

as Carr Gomm

1980
Movie Why Didn't They Ask Evans? Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

as Reverend Jones

1980
Movie Caligula Caligula

as Nerva

1980
Movie A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

as The Preacher

1979
Movie Aces High Aces High

as Headmaster

1976
Movie Galileo Galileo

as The Old Cardinal

1975
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Murder on the Orient Express

as Mr. Beddoes

1974
Movie Frankenstein: The True Story Frankenstein: The True Story

as Chief Constable (Police)

1973
Movie Oh! What a Lovely War Oh! What a Lovely War

as Count Leopold Von Berchtold

1969
Movie The Shoes of the Fisherman The Shoes of the Fisherman

as The Elder Pope (as Sir John Gielgud)

1968
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade The Charge of the Light Brigade

as Lord Raglan

1968
Movie Becket Becket

as King Louis VII of France

1964
Movie The Barretts of Wimpole Street The Barretts of Wimpole Street

as Edward Moulton-Barrett

1957
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Around the World in Eighty Days

as Foster - Fogg's Ex-Valet (as Sir John Gielgud)

1956
Movie Julius Caesar Julius Caesar

as Cassius

1953
Movie Secret Agent Secret Agent

as Richard Ashenden

1936
Movie The Good Companions The Good Companions

as Inigo Jollifant

1933
Movie Alleyn Mysteries Alleyn Mysteries

as Percival Pyke Period

1994
Movie Lovejoy Lovejoy

as Lord Wakering

1993
Movie Inspector Morse Inspector Morse

as Lord Hinksey

1993
Movie Brideshead Revisited Brideshead Revisited

as Edward Ryder

1981
Movie Tales of the Unexpected Tales of the Unexpected

as Jelks

1979