Wednesday, April 14, 2010

SIR JOHN GIELGUD, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!


Sir John Gielgud was born on this date in 1904. He possessed one of the most beautiful speaking voices ever to be heard.

His many accomplishments include an Academy Award-winning [supporting] actor:
Arthur [1981]; Emmy Award-winning actor: Masterpiece Theatre miniseries Summer’s Lease [1990-1991]; Becket, Chariots of Fire, The Elephant Man, Gandhi, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, A Man for All Seasons, Murder on the Orient Express, The Charge of the Light Brigade, War and Remembrance.

Sir John died May 21, 2000 and someone "alerted the media".

1 comment:

CJ/Rick said...

I suppose my first introduction was in Brideshead Revisited on PBS. Beautiful indeed.