Gielgud, Sir (Arthur)John

Giel·gud (gĭlʹgo͝od', gēlʹ-), Sir (Arthur) John. Born 1904.
British actor and director particularly noted for his performances in and productions of Shakespearean plays.

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  • Gielgud, Sir (Arthur) John — born April 14, 1904, London, Eng. died May 21, 2000, near Aylesbury British actor and director. He made his London debut in 1921 and joined the Old Vic company in 1929, becoming widely acclaimed for a series of Shakespearean performances, notably …   Universalium

  • Gielgud, Sir (Arthur) John — (14 abr. 1904, Londres, Inglaterra–21 may. 2000, cerca de Aylesbury). Actor y director británico. Su inicio teatral fue en Londres en 1921, y se unió a la compañía del Old Vic en 1929. Sus interpretaciones de diversos personajes shakespearianos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Gielgud, Sir John — ▪ 2001       British actor, producer, and director (b. April 14, 1904, London, Eng. d. May 21, 2000, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Eng.), was widely regarded as one of the modern era s finest interpreters of Shakespeare s verse and was… …   Universalium

  • Arthur John Gielgud — noun English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904 2000) • Syn: ↑Gielgud, ↑Sir John Gielgud • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player …   Useful english dictionary

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