John Gielgud Biography

Birthday: 1904-04-14
Place of Birth: South Kensington, London
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m) Mini Biography Bor
Wiki Biography: Born in London, England, John Gielgud trained at Lady Benson's Acting School and RADA, London. Best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26. He worked under the tutelage of Lilian Bayliss with friend and fellow performer Laurence Olivier and other contemporaries of the National Theatre at the "Old Vic", London. He made his screen debut in 1924. Academy Award Best Supporting Actor, 1981, for Arthur (1981), Academy Award Nomination, 1964, for Becket (1964).

John GielgudPhotos & Pictures

John Gielgud John Gielgud John Gielgud John Gielgud John Gielgud John Gielgud

Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hallmark Hall Of Fame The Ghost 1951 Comedy
The Pallisers 1974 Drama
Brideshead Revisited Edward Ryder 1981 Drama
Probe 1988 - 1988
Haunted Doctor Doyle 2002 - 2002 Drama
Shangri-La Chang 2009
Gandhi Lord Irwin 2009 History
Westminster Abbey Himself 2012
Caligula Nerva 2013 History
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Eagle in a Cage 0000
The Good Companions Inigo Jollifant 1935 Comedy, Musical, Romance
Secret Agent Richard Ashenden 1936
The Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 1941 Drama, History
A Diary for Timothy Hamlet 1946 Documentary
Around the World in Eighty Days 1956
Saint Joan Earl of Warwick 1957 Drama, History
Becket King Louis VII of France 1964 Drama, History
The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968 Drama
Frankenstein: The True Story 1973 Horror, Sci Fi
11 Harrowhouse 1974 Comedy, Crime
Murder on the Orient Express Beddoes 1974 Mystery
Aces High 1976
Murder by Decree Prime Minister Lord Salisbury 1979 Crime, Drama, Horror
The Elephant Man Carr Gomm 1980 Drama, History
The Formula 1980 Crime, Thriller
Lion of the Desert 1981 Drama
Chariots of Fire 1981 Drama, History, Sport
Priest of Love Herbert G. Muskett 1981 Drama, Romance
Brideshead Revisited Edward Ryder 1982 Drama
Inside the Third Reich 1982 Drama, History
Gandhi Lord Irwin 1982 Drama, History
The Scarlet and the Black Pope Pius XII 1983 Drama, History
The Wicked Lady Hogarth 1983 Adventure, Drama
The Shooting Party 1985
Plenty 1985 Drama
Leave All Fair John Middleton Murry 1986 Drama
The Whistle Blower Sir Adrian Chapple 1987 Thriller
Barbablù, Barbablù Barbablù 1987 Drama
Arthur 2: On the Rocks Hobson 1988 Comedy, Romance
Appointment With Death Colonel Carbury 1988 Crime, Drama, Mystery
War and Remembrance Aaron Jastrow 1988 Drama
Getting It Right 1989 Comedy, Drama
Strike It Rich Herbert Dreuther 1990
Shining Through 1992 Drama, Romance, Thriller
Haunted Dr. Doyle 1995
Sebastian Head of Intelligence 1995
First Knight 1995 Adventure, Drama, Romance
The Portrait of a Lady Mr. Touchett 1997 Drama, Romance
Quest for Camelot Merlin 1998 Animation, Family, Adventure
Elizabeth The Pope 1998 Drama, History
The Tichborne Claimant Cockburn 1999 Drama