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Alec Guinness
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Age 86
Birthday 2 April, 1914
Birthplace Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died 5 August, 2000
Place of Death Midhurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Obi-Wan Kenobi in the Star Wars Movies
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Sir Alec Guinness CH CBE (2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. After an early career on the stage he was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including The Ladykillers and Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He is also known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), General Yevgraf Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Professor Godbole in A Passage to India (1984). He is also known for his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy, receiving a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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