John Gielgud

John Gielgud

Director

John Gielgud, one of the greatest actors of the 20th century, died in his home near London on May 22, 2000. He was 96. John Gielgud, one of the greatest actors of the 20th century, died in his home near London on May 22. He was 96.

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  • Also known as: Arthur John Gielgud, Sir John Gielgud
  • Born: Apr 14, 1904 in London, England
  • Death: May 21, 2000 in Buckinghamshire, England

Roles (35)

No Man's Land Playbill - Dec 1976 No Man's Land (1976)
Opened Nov 9, 1976
  • as Spooner (Original)
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The Constant Wife Playbill - April 1975 The Constant Wife (1975)
Opened Apr 14, 1975
  • Director
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Private Lives Playbill - Feb 1975 Private Lives (1975)
Opened Feb 6, 1975
  • Director
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Irene Playbill - Opening Night, March 1973 Irene (1973)
Opened Mar 13, 1973
  • Director
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All Over Playbill - March 1971 All Over (1971)
Opened Mar 28, 1971
  • Director
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Home Playbill - Dec 1970 Home (1970)
Opened Nov 17, 1970
  • as Harry (Original)
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Ivanov Playbill - May 1966 Ivanov (1966)
Opened May 3, 1966
  • as Nikolai Ivanov (Original)
  • Book Adaptation
  • Director
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Tiny Alice Playbill - Dec 1964 Tiny Alice (1964)
Opened Dec 29, 1964
  • as Julian (Original)
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Hamlet Playbill - April 1964 Hamlet (1964)
Opened Apr 9, 1964
  • as Ghost [Recorded voice only] (Original)
  • Director
  • Original Producer
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1977 Unique Theatrical Experience No Man's Land Winner
1971 Outstanding Performance Home Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1977 Outstanding Actor in a Play No Man's Land Winner
Tony Award
1971 Actor in a Play Home Nominee
1965 Actor in a Play Tiny Alice Nominee
1963 Direction of a Play The School for Scandal Nominee
1961 Direction of a Play Big Fish, Little Fish Winner
1959 Special Award Ages of Man Winner
1948 Special Award The Importance of Being Earnest Winner