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Sir John Gielgud

Also Credited As: John Gielgud

Date of Death: May 21, 2000 (96)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Sir John Gielgud STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1963
Performer


Sir John Gielgud Awards and Nominations


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Olivier Awards - 1985 - The Society's Special Award

Sir John Gielgud


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Evening Standard Awards - 1975 - Best Actor

John GielgudNo Man's Land


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Evening Standard Awards - 1970 - Best Actor

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Drama League Awards - 1965 - Distinguished Performance Award

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Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Direction of a Play

Sir John Gielgud, Big Fish, Little Fish

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BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.
Drafthouse Films Acquires NA Rights To CALIGULA: THE ULTIMATE CUT

Drafthouse Films has announced their acquisition of Caligula: The Ultimate Cut, a complete reconstruction of one of cinema's most lavish-yet-notorious productions in a glorious 4K Ultra High Definition restoration.
F. Murray Abraham to Star in Benefit Reading of Edward Albee's FRAGMENTS

Stage and screen star F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will star in a benefit performance of Edward Albee's Fragments. See when and where you can catch the performance and learn how to purchase tickets.
Patti LuPone & More to Join Atlantic Theater Company 2024 Gala

Atlantic Theater Company will present their 2024 Gala on Monday, April 29, 2024 at The Plaza. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
F. Murray Abraham Will Appear in a Benefit Reading of Edward Albee's FRAGMENTS

​​​​​​​F. Murray Abraham will appear in a special benefit performance of Edward Albee's FRAGMENTS on Saturday, April 6th, 2024, 8:00PM at Debonair Music Hall.
Director Jon Royal Selected As The SDCF 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist At St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Jon Royal, a director, teaching artist, and facilitator from Nashville, TN, has been selected as the 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist at St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, where he will work with Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes.
Johnny Flynn Bought Richard Burton's Rehearsal Diaries for £3

Actor Johnny Flynn managed to buy Richard Burton's copy of the rehearsal diaires for The Motive and the Cue for just £3.
Review: THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE, Noël Coward Theatre

Jack Thorne gives his audience a backstage pass in his new play, which has now transferred to the West End after a stellar run at the National Theatre. Helmed by Sam Mendes and starring all the original cast: Johnny Flynn as Burton, Mark Gatiss as Gielgud, and Tuppence Middleton as Elizabeth Taylor. Their roaring, gripping success continues.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal for West End Transfer of THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE

Rehearsal images have been released for the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions critically acclaimed West End transfer, The Motive and the Cue.  See the photos below.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For the West End Transfer of THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE

Rehearsal photos have been released for the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions critically acclaimed West End transfer, The Motive and the Cue.  Check out the photos here!
Coalition Of Immigrant Artists Launches Initiative To Combat Xenophobia In The Theater Industry

COALITION OF IMMIGRANT ARTISTS is launching an initiative to combat xenophobia in the theater industry. The Immigrant Theatermakers Advocacy initiative works with institutions to reverse xenophobic policies and support immigrant artists.
Cast Set for BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB World Premiere at Atlantic Theater Company

Get ready for the world premiere of BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB at Atlantic Theater Company. Find out when the show is running and how to secure your tickets for this must-see event.
Full Cast Set For THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE in the West End; Plus Watch A New Trailer!

The cast has been announced for the West End transfer of The Motive and the Cue. Find out who is starring int he show and check out an all new trailer here!
Mark Gatiss is the 2023 UK Theatre Awards Recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award

Mark Gatiss is the 2023 recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award. He will be honoured at the UK Theatre Awards ceremony, taking place on Sunday 8 October at London’s Guildhall.
Andrew Burnap and Danny Wolohan Complete The Cast of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater

The complete cast has been revealed for SPAIN by Jen Silverman and directed by Tyne Rafaeli at Second Stage Theater. Learn how to purchase tickets!
A World Premiere Play, a New Bilingual Musical & More Join Atlantic Theater Company 2023-2024 Season

Get a sneak peek into the upcoming season at Atlantic Theater Company. From world premieres to bilingual musicals, stay updated on the diverse range of productions hitting the stage in the 2023-2024 season.
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Reveals Mentor and Host Theatre For The 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program

SDCF has announced the host theatre for its 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program: St. Louis Black Repertory Co (The Black Rep) in St. Louis, MO. Applications are being accepted now for a Resident Artist, who will be mentored by The Black Rep's Producing Director Ron Himes for one year while also undertaking their own artistic projects at the host theatre.
Marin Ireland, Zachary James & Erik Lochtefeld to Star in SPAIN at Second Stage Theater

Get all the details on the upcoming production of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater, including the star-studded cast featuring Marin Ireland, Zachary James, and Erik Lochtefeld. Find out when and where you can catch this highly anticipated show.
YOGA WITH JILLIAN Limbers Up For The Edinburgh Fringe

Guaranteed to get the blood pumping and open your Chakras so you're ready for a day on the Fringe, Yoga with Jillian, a brand-new screwball comedy by Lia Romeo opens at the Pleasance on 2 August and promises to give your chuckle muscles a good workout.
Review: THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE, National Theatre

A wildly thrilling clash of theatrical titans becomes a love letter to the art form

Sir John Gielgud FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Sir John Gielgud been in?

Sir John Gielgud has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Sir John Gielgud been in?

Sir John Gielgud has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sir John Gielgud been nominated for?

Sir John Gielgud has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include the Society's Special Award at the Olivier Awards, Best Actor at the Evening Standard Awards for "No Man's Land" and "Home," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, and Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Big Fish, Little Fish."

What awards has Sir John Gielgud won?

Sir John Gielgud has won several awards throughout his career. He received The Society's Special Award at the Olivier Awards. He also won the Best Actor award at the Evening Standard Awards for his performances in No Man's Land and Home. Additionally, he received the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards. Gielgud's talent as a director was recognized with the Best Direction of a Play award at the Tony Awards for Big Fish, Little Fish.

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