John Gielgud

Born Apr 14, 1904
Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH was an English actor, director, and producer. A descendant of the renowned Terry acting family, he achieved early international acclaim for his youthful, emotionally expressive Hamlet, which broke box office records on Broadway in 1937. He was known for his beautiful ...
John Gielgud

John Gielgud Stats


: Arthur John Gielgud, Sir John Gielgud, Johnny G., Sir Arthur John Gielgud, Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH, Arthur Gielgud, John Arthur Gielgud


: 5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)


: England

Date of Birth

: April 14, 1904

Place of Birth

: South Kensington

Date of Death

: May 21, 2000

Place of Death

: Wotton House

Cause of Death

: Natural causes | Respiratory Infection

John Gielgud Film Roles

  1. A Man for All Seasons
    Cardinal Wolsey
    A Man for All Seasons
  2. An Airman's Letter to His Mother
    An Airman's Letter to His Mother
  3. Appointment with Death
    Appointment with Death
  4. Arthur
  5. Arthur 2: On the Rocks
    Arthur 2: On the Rocks
  6. Caligula
  7. Chimes at Midnight
    Henry IV
    Chimes at Midnight
  8. Hamlet
  9. Inside The Third Reich
  10. Merlin

John Gielgud Film Director

  1. Hamlet

John Gielgud Film Appearances

  1. Never Apologize
    Never Apologize
  2. The Harvest of Sorrow
    The Harvest of Sorrow
  3. The Abbey
  4. Looking for Richard

John Gielgud TV Starring Roles

  1. Wagner
  2. War and Remembrance
  3. Gulliver's Travels
  4. Marco Polo
  5. Brideshead Revisited
    Edward Ryder
  6. A Dance to the Music of Time
  7. Summer's Lease
  8. Scarlett
  9. The Big Party
  10. Merlin

John Gielgud TV Guest Roles

  1. Romeo and Juliet
  2. Camille
  3. Spoleto Festival (taped in Italy): Sir John Gielgud; Eileen Farrell
  4. Richard II
  5. Heartbreak House
  6. Conversation at Night
  7. Hamlet
  8. Neck
  9. Deliver Us From Evil
  10. Parson's Pleasure
    Cyril Boggis

John Gielgud Books

  1. Sir John Gielgud: A Life in Letters
  2. The Gielgud Collection
  3. Interpretar a Shakespeare
  4. An Actor and His Time
  5. Gielgud's Letters
  6. Sir John Gielgud at the BBC
  7. Ivanov
  8. A Tale of Two Cities

John Gielgud Subject of Books

  1. Sir John Gielgud: A Life in Letters