Alec Guinness

About Alec Guinness

Birth Day: April 2, 1914
Birth Place: London, England
Died On: Aug 5, 2000 (age 86)
Birth Sign: Aries

Alec Guinness Net Worth

Alec Guinness was bornon April 2, 1914 in London, England. Distinguished actor who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars installments. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Colonel Nicholson in the 1957 film, The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Alec Guinness is a member of Movie Actor

💰 Net worth: 100 million

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About

Distinguished actor who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars installments. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Colonel Nicholson in the 1957 film, The Bridge on the River Kwai.

Before Fame

He worked writing advertising copy in the U.K. In 1934, he made his debut as an extra in Evensong.

Trivia

Born in London, he had a lucrative Shakespearean acting career before winning an Academy Award for best actor in The Bridge on the River Kwai.

Family Life

The identity of his father was unknown to him throughout his life. He was married to Merula Salaman from 1938 until his death in 2000 and he had a son named Matthew.

Associated With

He was lauded for playing Herbert Pocket in the Charles Dickens' inspired film, Great Expectations.