Sir Alec Guinness - Monmouth Street, London, UK
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N 51° 30.760 W 000° 07.637
30U E 699329 N 5710750
Quick Description: This plaque, in the shape of a cinema film strip, is in recognition of Alec Guinness. It is on the west side of Monmouth Street on a wall of the Equity offices.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/8/2014 3:15:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMM842
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:

The plaque tells us:

Commemorating the Centenary of Cinema 1996

Sir Alec Guinness
In recognition of
his unique contribution to
British Cinema

In association with the British Film Institute

The Biography website tells us:

Alec Guinness is an Oscar-winning British actor known for his roles in films like Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Zhivago and Star Wars.

Born on April 2, 1914, in Marylebone, England, Alec Guinness started doing stage work in the 1930s and performed in a number of classics. He established a film career both in Britain and in the U.S. and received several Oscar nominations, winning for The Bridge on the River Kwai. Other prominent films included Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Zhivago, Star Wars and A Passage to India. He died on August 5, 2000.

Blue Plaque managing agency: British Film Institute

Individual Recognized: Sir Alec Guinness

Physical Address:
Monmouth Street
London, United Kingdom

Web Address: [Web Link]

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