He directed Gordon Daviot's play, "Queen of Scots," at the New Theatre in London, England with Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Laurence Olivier, William Devlin, Felix Aylmer, Margaret Webster, James Mason, George Howe, Glen Byam Shaw, George Devine, and Ian Fleming in the cast.
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Sir John Gielgud
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Three-time Tony winner, Gielgud graced the Broadway boards as a live performer 15 times between 1928 and 1976, yet never won an acting Tony Award. He was nominated twice for Best Actor (Dramatic): Edward Albee
's "Tiny Alice" and in 1971 for David Storey
's "Home." It was as a director that he was honored, with the 1961 Tony as Best Director (Dramatic) for "Big Fish, Little Fish." Directing a total...
His prominent hooked nose, which gave him a distinctive profile