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The Guns of Navarone (22-Jun-1961)

Director: J. Lee Thompson

Writer: Carl Foreman

From novel: The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean

Music Composed and Conducted by: Dimitri Tiomkin

Producer: Carl Foreman

Keywords: Action/Adventure, WWII, Nazis

British commando team is sent to destroy a massive siege battery on the Greek island of Navarone, preventing supply of a nearby garrison. Two Greeks assist them; unfortunately, someone on the team is a traitor. Won Oscar for Best Special Effects; received 6 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Dramatic Score. Watch only the restored version in widescreen format.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stanley Baker
8-Feb-1927 28-Jun-1976 Knights of the Round Table
James Darren
8-Jun-1936   The Time Tunnel
Bryan Forbes
22-Jul-1926 8-May-2013 King Rat
Walter Gotell
15-Mar-1924 5-May-1997 Gen. Gogol in James Bond films
Richard Harris
1-Oct-1930 25-Oct-2002 English Bob in Unforgiven
Percy Herbert
31-Jul-1920 6-Dec-1992 The Bridge on the River Kwai
James Robertson Justice
15-Jun-1907 2-Jul-1975 Doctor in the House
David Niven
1-Mar-1909 29-Jul-1983 Pencil-moustachioed actor
Irene Papas
3-Sep-1926   The Trojan Women
Gregory Peck
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird
Anthony Quayle
7-Sep-1913 20-Oct-1989 Ice-Cold in Alex
Anthony Quinn
21-Apr-1915 3-Jun-2001 Zorba the Greek
Gia Scala
3-Mar-1934 30-Apr-1972 The Guns of Navarone
Michael Trubshawe
7-Dec-1905 21-Mar-1985 The Guns of Navarone
Norman Wooland
16-Mar-1910 3-Apr-1989 Shakespearean stage actor


Gregory Peck   ...   Mallory
David Niven   ...   Miller
Anthony Quinn   ...   Andrea
Also Starring
Stanley Baker   ...   Brown
Anthony Quayle   ...   Franklin
James Darren   ...   Pappadimos
Irene Papas   ...   Maria
Gia Scala   ...   Anna
Guest Stars
James Robertson Justice   ...   Jensen
Richard Harris   ...   Barnsby
Albert Lieven   ...   Commandant
Bryan Forbes   ...   Cohn
Allan Cuthbertson   ...   Baker
Walter Gotell   ...   Muesel
Norman Wooland   ...   Group Captain
Michael Trubshawe   ...   Weaver
Percy Herbert   ...   Grogan
George Mikell   ...   Sessler
Tutte Lemkow   ...   Nikolai
Cleo Scouloudi   ...   Bride
Christopher Rhodes   ...   German Master Gunner
Nicholas Papakonstantinou   ...   Patrol Boat Captain


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