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Monday, 7 August, 2000, 07:31 GMT 08:31 UK
Filmography: Sir Alec Guinness
Sir Alec Guinness
Sir Alec first played Obi Wan Kenobi in Star Wars, in 1977
The film career of Sir Alec Guinness stretched across seven decades and featured some of the most memorable roles in cinema history.

1930s

Evensong (1934)
Role: extra, uncredited

1940s

Great Expectations (1946)
Role: Herbert Pocket

Oliver Twist (1948)
Role: Fagin

A Run for Your Money (1949)
Role: Whimple

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Roles: Ascoyne d'Ascoyne; Henry d'Ascoyne; Canon d'Ascoyne; Admiral d'Ascoyne; General d'Ascoyne; Lady Agatha d'Ascoyne; Lord d'Ascoyne; Ethelred d'Ascoyne.

1950s

The Mudlark (1950)
Role: Benjamin Disraeli

Last Holiday (1950)
Role: George Bird

The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Role: Sidney Stratton

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
Role: Holland

The Card (1952)
Role: Edward Henry 'Denry' Machin

The Captain's Paradise(1953)
Role: Captain Henry St. James

The Square Mile (1953)
Role: Narrator

The Malta Story (1953)
Role: Flight Lieut. Peter Ross

Father Brown (1954)
Role: Father Brown

The Stratford Adventure (1954)
Role:

To Paris with Love (1955)
Role: Col. Sir Edgar Fraser

Rowlandson's England (1955)
Role: Voice part

The Prisoner (1955)
Role: The Cardinal

The Ladykillers (1955)
Role: Professor Marcus

The Swan (1956)
Role: Prince Albert

Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Role: Colonel Nicholson

Barnacle Bill (1957)
Role: William Horatio Ambrose

The Horse's Mouth (1958)
Role: Gulley Jimson

The Scapegoat (1959)
Role: John Barratt/Jacques De Gue

1960s

Our Man in Havana (1960)
Role: Jim Wormold

Tunes of Glory (1960)
Role: Major Jock Sinclair

A Majority of One (1961)
Role: Koichi Asano

HMS Defiant (1962)
Role: Captain Crawford

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Role: Prince Feisal

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Role: Marcus Aurelius

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Role: Gen Yevgraf Zhivago

Situation Hopeless...But Not Serious (1965)
Role: Wilhelm Frick

Pasternak (1965) (uncredited)
Role: Himself

Hotel Paradiso (1966)
Role: Benedict Boniface

The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Role: Pol

The Comedians (1967)
Role: Major Jones

The Comedians in Africa (1967) (uncredited)
Riole: Himself

Conversation at Night (1969) (TV)

Twelfth Night (1969) (TV)
Role: Malvolio

1970s

Scrooge (1970)
Role: Jacob Marley's Ghost

E.E. Cummings (1970) (TV)

Cromwell (1970)
Role: King Charles I

Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)
Role: Adolf Hitler

Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1973)
Role: Pope Innocent III

Caesar and Cleopatra (1976) (TV)
Role: Julius Caesar

Murder by Death (1976)
Role: Jamesir Bensonmum

Star Wars (1977)
Role: Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi

To See Such Fun (1977)

1980s

Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Role: Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi

Raise the Titanic (1980)
Role: John Bigalow

Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980) (TV)
Role: Earl of Dorincourt

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (1980) (mini TV series)
Role: George Smiley

Smiley's People (1982) (mini TV series)
Role: George Smiley

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Role: Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi

Lovesick (1983)
Role: Sigmund Freud

A Passage to India (1984)
Role: Professor Godbole

Future Schlock (1984)
Role: Man in the White Suit

Edwin (1984) (TV)
Role: Sir Fennimore Truscott

Monsignor Quixote (1985) (TV)
Role: Father Quixote

Little Dorrit (1988)
Role: William Dorrit

A Handful of Dust (1988)
Role: Mr. Todd

1990s

Kafka (1991)
Role: The Chief Clerk

Tales from Hollywood (1992) (TV)
Role: Heinrich Mann

A Foreign Field (1993)
Role: Amos

Mute Witness (1994) (as Mystery Guest Star)
Role: The Reaper

Eskimo Day (1996) (TV)
Role: James

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