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Gielgud, Sir (Arthur) John (1904-2000), actor and theatre director

Sheridan Morley and Robert Sharp

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/74146
Gielgud, Sir (Arthur) John (1904-2000), actor and theatre director

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Family and education | Early stages | The Hamlets ... and Olivier | The war years | Uncertainty ... and Stratford | Hollywood success, London tragedy | Ups, downs ... and heights | New directions | 'Grand old man' | Assessment

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Subjects: biography ; history

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