John Gielgud
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John Gielgud

Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000) 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 speaking of verse and particularly for his warm and expressive voice, which his colleague Sir Alec Guinness likened to "a silver trumpet muffled in silk". Gielgud is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Gielgud, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

John Gielgud's Highest grossing Movies

John Gielgud's Highest Rated Movies

John Gielgud is known for:

John Gielgud Movie Credits

Secret Agent

Character : Edgar Brodie/Richard Ashenden

Prospero's Books

Character : Prospero

The Leopard Son

Character : Narrator



Character : The Protagonist

Agatha Christie's Seven Dials Mystery

Character : Marquis of Caterhan

No Man's Land

Character : Spooner

An Airman's Letter to His Mother

Character : Narrator

A Summer Day's Dream

Character : No character defined

Swan Song

Character : Svetlovidov

Ages of Man

Character : No character defined

The Best of Friends

Character : Sydney Cockerell

Mourir à Madrid

Character : Narrator (English version) (voice)

Eagle in a Cage

Character : Lord Sissal

Who Is the Man?

Character : Daniel

Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

Character : Reverend Jones

The Master of Ballantrae

Character : Lord Durrisdeer


Character : Harry

The Prime Minister

Character : No character defined

A Walk Through Prospero's Library

Character : Prospero

The Mayfly and the Frog

Character : Gabriel Quantara


Character : John Lasocki

A TV Dante

Character : Virgil

Leave All Fair

Character : John Middleton Murry

Play On! Shakespeare in Silent Film

Character : Self

Romeo & Juliet

Character : Chorus

Heartbreak House

Character : Captain Shotover

Révolution d'octobre

Character : No character defined

Rachmaninoff: The Harvest of Sorrow

Character : No character defined

A TV Dante (Cantos 9 to 14)

Character : Virgil (voice)

Ariel’s Song / Full Fathom Five

Character : Narrator

Time After Time

Character : Jasper Swift

The Grand Inquisitor

Character : Inquisitor

Campanadas a medianoche

Character : Henry IV

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

Character : Hobson


Character : Hobson


Character : Sir Leonard Darwin

The Charge of the Light Brigade

Character : Lord Raglan

Julius Caesar

Character : Julius Caesar


Character : King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France

The Scarlet and the Black

Character : Pope Pius XII

Julius Caesar

Character : Cassius

The Good Companions

Character : Inigo Jollifant

The Wicked Lady

Character : Hogarth

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Character : The Preacher

A Diary for Timothy

Character : Hamlet

Assignment to Kill

Character : Curt Valayan

A Man for All Seasons

Character : Cardinal Wolsey

The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Character : Edward Moulton-Barrett

Invitation to the Wedding

Character : No character defined

Inside the Third Reich

Character : Albert Speer Sr.


Character : Duke de Charles

Strike It Rich

Character : Herbert Dreuther

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Character : Lord Henry Wotton

Quartermaine's Terms

Character : Eddie Loomis


Character : Lord Irwin

The Elephant Man

Character : Carr Gomm


Character : De Lacey

Appointment with Death

Character : Colonel Carbury

The Formula

Character : Dr. Abraham Esau

The Whistle Blower

Character : Sir Adrian Chappie


Character : Nerva

The Canterville Ghost

Character : Sir Simon de Canterville

The Human Factor

Character : Brigadier Tomlinson


Character : Farrell


Character : Abdu-Hamdi


Character : Doctor Doyle

The Shooting Party

Character : Cornelius Cardew

The Cherry Orchard

Character : Gaev


Character : Uncle Willie

Richard II

Character : John of Gaunt


Character : Head of Intelligence

The Strauss Dynasty

Character : Drechsler

Theban Plays: Oedipus the King

Character : Tieresias


Character : The Pope

Shining Through

Character : Sunflower

Richard III

Character : George, Duke of Clarence

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Character : Charmolue


Character : Clive Langham

Saint Joan

Character : Earl of Warwick

11 Harrowhouse

Character : Meecham

The Clue of the New Pin

Character : Rex Trasmere

The Tichborne Claimant

Character : Cockburn

Vivien Leigh: Scarlett and Beyond

Character : Self

Lion of the Desert

Character : Sharif El Gariani

Murder by Decree

Character : Prime Minister Lord Salisbury

Aces High

Character : Headmaster

Priest of Love

Character : Herbert G. Muskett

Romeo and Juliet

Character : Chorus


Character : Harold L. Streeter (as Sir John Gielgud)

Getting It Right

Character : Sir Gordon Munday


Character : King Arthur (voice) (uncredited)


Character : The Old Cardinal

Romance on the Orient Express

Character : Theodore Woodward


Character : Cecil Parkes

The Shoes of the Fisherman

Character : The Elder pope

Peter Pan

Character : Narrator

Nothing Like a Dame

Character : Self (archive footage)

Murder on the Orient Express

Character : Mr. Beddoes

The Loved One

Character : Sir Francis Hinsley

The Thomas The Tank Engine Man

Character : Himself (Voice)

Richard Burton: In from the Cold

Character : Self

Chariots of Fire

Character : Master of Trinity

First Knight

Character : Oswald

Alice in Wonderland

Character : Mock Turtle

Lost Horizon

Character : Chang

The Portrait of a Lady

Character : Mr. Touchett

Frankenstein: The True Story

Character : Chief Constable

Les Misérables

Character : Gillenormand

Oh! What a Lovely War

Character : Count Leopold Von Berchtold

Looking for Richard

Character : Himself/Interview

Quest for Camelot

Character : Merlin (voice)

Hamlet from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Character : Ghost (voice)

Theban Plays: Antigone

Character : Tiresias

Discovering Hamlet

Character : King Hamlet's Ghost (Archival Footage)

The Power of One

Character : St. John

Joseph Andrews

Character : The Doctor


Character : Priam

Around the World in Eighty Days

Character : Foster

Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker

Character : Self (archive footage)

Revisiting Brideshead

Character : Himself (archive footage)


Character : Stimme Gottes

John Gielgud Tv Credits

Tales of the Unexpected

Character : Jelks

Second City Television

Character : No character defined

Inspector Morse

Character : Lord Hinksey

Marco Polo

Character : Doge di Venezia

BBC Television Shakespeare

Character : Chorus

Summer's Lease

Character : Haverford Downs

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : The Ghost

Brideshead Revisited

Character : Edward 'Ned' Ryder

Play for Today

Character : No character defined

Gulliver's Travels

Character : Professor of Light

ABC Stage 67

Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

Play of the Month

Character : Captain Shotover


Character : No character defined

A Dance to the Music of Time

Character : St. John Clarke

The Big Party

Character : No character defined

Thirty-Minute Theatre

Character : No character defined


Character : King Constant


Character : Pfistermeister

War and Remembrance

Character : Aaron Jastrow

Six Centuries of Verse

Character : Himself - Presenter

Strauss Dynasty

Character : No character defined

The Dick Cavett Show

Character : Self - Guest

The Far Pavilions

Character : Cavagnari

Great Performances

Character : Self

Tales of the Unexpected

Character : Cyril Boggis

Frankenstein: The True Story

Character : Chief Constable


Character : Clinton-Meek

ABC Afterschool Special

Character : Various Roles

Screen Two

Character : No character defined

BBC Television Shakespeare

Character : John of Gaunt

The Ed Sullivan Show

Character : Self

The Ed Sullivan Show

Character : Shakespearean Reader

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : Charmolue

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : Lord Durrisdeer

Hallmark Hall of Fame

Character : Duke