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Alec Guinness is an Oscar-winning British actor known for his roles in films like Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Zhivago and Star Wars.
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Born on April 2, 1914, in Marylebone, England, Alec Guinness started doing stage work in the 1930s and performed in a number of classics. He established a film career both in Britain and in the U.S. and received several Oscar nominations, winning for The Bridge on the River Kwai. Other prominent films included Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Zhivago, Star Wars and A Passage to India. He died on August 5, 2000.
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