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1904–2000; English actor and theatre director

John Gielgud is ...

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Born 14 Apr 1904 in South Kensington
Died 21 May 2000 in Wotton House
Age96 years, 1 month
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John Gielgud
John Gielgud
Promotional image of John Gielgud in the 1959 Broadway production of Much Ado About Nothing

About John Gielgud

Sir Arthur John Gielgud (; 14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000) was an English actor and theatre director whose career spanned eight decades. With Ralph Richardson and Laurence Olivier, he was one of the trio of actors who dominated the British stage for much of the 20th century. A member of the Terry family theatrical dynasty, he gained his first paid acting work as a junior member of his cousin Phyllis Neilson-Terry's company in 1922. After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he worked in repertory theatre and in the West End before establishing himself at the Old Vic as an exponent of Shakespeare in 1929–31. During the 1930s Gielgud was a stage star in the West End and on Broadway, appearing in new works and classics. He began a parallel career as a director, and set up his own company at the Queen's Theatre, London. He was regarded by many as the finest Hamlet of his era, and was also known for high comedy roles such as John Worthing in The Importance of Being Earnest. In the 1950s Gielgud feared that his career was threatened when he was convicted and fined for a homosexual offence, but his colleagues and the public supported him loyally. When avant-garde plays began to supersede traditional West End productions in the later 1950s he found no new suitable stage roles, and for several years he was best known in the theatre for his one-man Shakespeare show Ages of Man. From the late 1960s he found new plays that suited him, by authors including Alan Bennett, David Storey and Harold Pinter. During the first half of his career, Gielgud did not take the cinema seriously. Though he made his first film in 1924, and had successes with The Good Companions (1933) and Julius Caesar (1953), he did not begin a regular film career until his sixties. Gielgud appeared in more than sixty films between Becket (1964), for which he received his first Academy Award nomination for playing Louis VII of France, and Elizabeth (1998). As the acid-tongued Hobson in Arthur (1981) he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His film work further earned him a Golden Globe Award and two BAFTAs. Although largely indifferent to awards, Gielgud had the rare distinction of winning an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony. He was famous from the start of his career for his voice and his mastery of Shakespearean verse. He broadcast more than a hundred radio and television dramas between 1929 and 1994, and made commercial recordings of many plays, including ten of Shakespeare's. Among his honours, he was knighted in 1953 and the Gielgud Theatre was named after him. From 1977 to 1989, he was president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Films

John Gielgud has worked on the following films:

Gandhi
1982 epic biographical film
1982
Dragonheart
1996 film by Rob Cohen
1996
Richard III
1955 film by Laurence Olivier
1955
Elizabeth
1998 biographical film
1998
Hamlet
1996 film by Kenneth Branagh
1996
Murder on the Orient Express
1974 film directed by Sidney Lumet
1974
The Elephant Man
1980 film by David Lynch
1980
Galileo
1975 film by Joseph Losey
1975
Providence
French/Swiss 1977 film directed by Alain Resnais
1977
Julius Caesar
1953 film by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
1953
Oh! What a Lovely War
British musical film
1969
The Charge of the Light Brigade
1968 film by Tony Richardson
1968
Becket
1964 film by Peter Glenville
1964
Arthur
1981 comedy film
1981
Marco Polo
TV miniseries
1982
Shine
1996 Australian film
1996
Gold
1974 film by Peter R. Hunt
1974
Lost Horizon
1973 film by Charles Jarrott
1973
The Loved One
1965 film by Tony Richardson
1965
Shining Through
1992 film by David Seltzer
1992
An Airman's Letter to His Mother
1941 film by Michael Powell
1941
Frankenstein: The True Story
1973 film by Jack Smight
1973
First Knight
1995 film by Jerry Zucker
1995
The Power of One
1992 film by John G. Avildsen
1992
Prospero's Books
1991 film by Peter Greenaway
1991
Julius Caesar
1970 film by Stuart Burge
1970
The Shoes of the Fisherman
1968 film by Michael Anderson
1968
Aces High
1976 film by Jack Gold
1976
Saint Joan
1957 film by Otto Preminger
1957
Lion of the Desert
1981 film by Moustapha Akkad
1981
The Formula
1980 film by John G. Avildsen
1980
Appointment with Death
1988 Poirot mystery film
1988
The Shooting Party
1985 British drama film directed by Alan Bridges
1985
Secret Agent
1936 film by Alfred Hitchcock
1936
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
1957 film by Sidney Franklin
1957
Murder by Decree
1979 film by Bob Clark
1979
Romeo and Juliet
1954 film by Renato Castellani
1954
The Whistle Blower
1986 film by Simon Langton
1986
Haunted
1995 British film
1995
Sebastian
1968 British film
1968
The Human Factor
1979 film by Otto Preminger
1979
Looking for Richard
1996 documentary film
1996
The Portrait of a Lady
1996 film based on the novel by Henry James
1996
Arthur 2: On the Rocks
1988 sequel to the 1981 film Arthur
1988
The Wicked Lady
1945 film by Michael Winner
1983
Sphinx
1981 American adventure film
1981
The Good Companions
1933 film by Victor Saville
1933
Priest of Love
1981 film by Christopher Miles
1981
A Diary for Timothy
1945 film by Humphrey Jennings
1945
Plenty
1985 film by Fred Schepisi
1985
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
1977 film by Joseph Strick
1977
The Prime Minister
1941 film by Thorold Dickinson
1941
Who Is the Man?
1924 film by Walter Summers
1924
The Clue of the New Pin
1929 film by Arthur Maude
1929
Leave All Fair
1985
The Orchestra Conductor
1980 film by Andrzej Wajda
1980
Swan Song
1992