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Alec Guinness

Actor (2-Apr-1914 — 5-Aug-2000)


Alec Guinness. My Name Escapes Me: The Diary of a Retiring Actor. Hamish Hamilton. 1996. 214pp.

Piers Paul Read. Alec Guinness: The Authorised Biography. New York: Simon and Schuster. 2005. 632pp.

Robert Tanitch. Guinness. New York, NY: Applause Theatre Book Publishers. 1997.

John Russell Taylor. Alec Guinness: A Celebration. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1984.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.590)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.278)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.638)

  10. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.252)

  11. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.198)

  12. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.140)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.241)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.215)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.206)

  16. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.232)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.362)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.216)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.313)

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