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Sir Alec Guinness, CH, CBE (2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor. He was featured in several of the Ealing Comedies, including Kind Hearts and Coronets in which he played eight different characters. He later won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. His is known for playing Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy. He also played Prince Feisal in Lawrence of Arabia and George Smiley in the TV adaptation of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
Thursday, April 2, 1914, Marylebone, London, England, UK
Saturday, August 5, 2000
1946 Great ExpectationsHerbert Pocket 1948 Oliver TwistFagin 1949 Kind Hearts and CoronetsThe D'Ascoyne Family: The Duke / The Banker / The Parson / The General / The Admiral / Young Ascoyne / Young Henry / Lady Agatha 1957 The Bridge on the River KwaiCol. Nicholson 1962 Lawrence of ArabiaPrince Feisal 1964 The Fall of the Roman EmpireMarcus Aurelius 1965 Doctor ZhivagoGen. Yevgraf Zhivago 1977 Star WarsObi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi 1978 The Star Wars Holiday SpecialBen (Obi-Wan) Kenobi (archive footage) (uncredited) 1980 Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes BackObi-Wan Kenobi 1980 Little Lord FauntleroyEarl of Dorincourt 1983 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the JediBen 'Obi-Wan' Kenobi 1984 A Passage to IndiaProfessor Godbole 2015 Star Wars: The Force AwakensObi-Wan Kenobi (archive sound) (uncredited) 2019 Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerObi-Wan Kenobi (archive voice)Limited to the 15 most popular items