John Gielgud

Biography

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. H...

81 titles Acting Directing

6.1

The Tichborne Claimant

1998 · Cockburn

6.3

Quest for Camelot

1998 · Merlin (voice)

7.5

Elizabeth

1998 · The Pope

7.1

David

1997 · Stimme Gottes

6.3

The Portrait of a Lady

1996 · Mr. Touchett

7.8

Hamlet

1996 · Priam

7.7

Shine

1996 · Cecil Parkes

5.9

First Knight

1995 · Oswald

6.2

Haunted

1995 · Doctor Doyle

7.9

A Summer Day's Dream

1994 ·

6.4

Shining Through

1992 · Sunflower

7.2

The Power of One

1992 · St. john

7.7

The Strauss Dynasty

1991 · Drechsler

6.9

Prospero's Books

1991 · Prospero

8.1

The Best of Friends

1991 · Sydney Cockerell

5.1

Strike It Rich

1990 ·

7.4

A TV Dante

1990 · Virgil

6.5

Getting It Right

1989 · Sir Gordon Munday

7.4

A Man for All Seasons

1988 · Cardinal Wolsey

4.4

Arthur 2: On the Rocks

1988 · Hobson

6.2

Appointment with Death

1988 · Colonel Carbury

6.2

The Whistle Blower

1986 · Sir Adrian Chappie

6.7

The Canterville Ghost

1986 · Sir Simon de Canterville

6.1

Plenty

1985 · Sir Leonard Darwin

7.0

The Shooting Party

1985 · Cornelius Cardew

6.8

Romance on the Orient Express

1985 · Theodore Woodward

5.8

Leave All Fair

1985 · John Middleton Murry

7.2

The Master of Ballantrae

1984 · Lord Durrisdeer

4.6

Scandalous

1984 · Uncle Willie

5.0

Frankenstein

1984 · Blind Hermit

6.3

Camille

1984 · Duke de Charles

4.2

The Wicked Lady

1983 · Hogarth

7.7

The Scarlet and the Black

1983 · Pope Pius XII

8.1

Gandhi

1982 · Lord Irwin

6.5

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

1982 · Charmolue

7.5

Inside the Third Reich

1982 · Albert Speer Sr.

6.6

Priest of Love

1981 · Herbert G. Muskett

6.8

Agatha Christie's Seven Dials Mystery

1981 · Marquis of Caterhan

6.9

Arthur

1981 · Hobson

5.3

Sphinx

1981 · Abdu-Hamdi

7.2

Chariots of Fire

1981 · Master of Trinity

8.4

Lion of the Desert

1981 · Sharif El Gariani

7.2

Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

1980 · Reverend Jones

7.1

The Conductor Dyrygent

1980 · John Lasocki

5.6

The Formula

1980 · Dr. Abraham Esau, Director Reich Energy

8.2

The Elephant Man

1980 · Carr Gomm

6.1

The Human Factor

1979 · Brigadier Tomlinson

7.0

Murder by Decree

1979 · Prime Minister Lord Salisbury

5.3

Caligula Caligola

1979 · Nerva

8.0

Richard II

1978 · John of Gaunt

6.7

Romeo & Juliet

1978 · Chorus

9.0

No Man's Land

1978 · Spooner

7.3

Les Misérables

1978 · Gillenormand

7.9

Providence

1977 · Clive Langham

Heartbreak House

1977 · Captain Shotover

6.3

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

1977 · The Preacher

6.6

Aces High

1976 · Headmaster

7.1

The Picture of Dorian Gray

1976 · Lord Henry Wotton

6.7

Galileo

1975 · The Old Cardinal

7.3

Murder on the Orient Express

1974 · Mr. Beddoes

6.3

11 Harrowhouse

1974 · Meecham

5.8

Gold

1974 · Farrell

7.5

Frankenstein: The True Story

1973 · Chief Constable

5.3

Lost Horizon

1973 · Chang

6.1

Eagle in a Cage

1972 · Lord Sissal

7.9

Home

1972 · Harry

7.2

Probe

1972 · Harold L. Streeter (as Sir John Gielgud)

6.1

Julius Caesar

1970 · Julius Caesar

7.2

Oh! What a Lovely War

1969 · Count Leopold Von Berchtold

6.1

Assignment to Kill

1968 · Curt Valayan

6.7

The Charge of the Light Brigade

1968 · Lord Raglan

6.4

Sebastian

1968 · Head of Intelligence

7.2

The Shoes of the Fisherman

1968 · The Elder pope

9.0

Ages of Man

1966 ·

7.7

The Mayfly and the Frog

1966 · Gabriel Quantara

7.1

Alice in Wonderland

1966 · Mock Turtle

7.9

Chimes at Midnight Falstaff

1965 · Henry IV

7.2

The Loved One

1965 · Sir Francis Hinsley

7.5

Hamlet from the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

1964 · Ghost (voice)

8.0

Becket

1964 · King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France

7.1

The Cherry Orchard

1962 · Gaev

6.6

The Barretts of Wimpole Street

1957 · Edward Moulton-Barrett

6.4

Saint Joan

1957 · Earl of Warwick

6.8

Around the World in Eighty Days

1956 · Foster

7.5

Richard III

1955 · George, Duke of Clarence

6.2

Romeo and Juliet

1954 · Chorus

7.4

Julius Caesar

1953 · Cassius

5.7

The Prime Minister

1941 ·

6.6

Secret Agent

1936 · Edgar Brodie/Richard Ashenden

7.1

The Good Companions

1933 · Inigo Jollifant

5.0

The Clue of the New Pin

1929 · Rex Trasmere

6.4

Who Is the Man?

1924 · Daniel

1 titles Acting Directing