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John Gielgud

Actor (14-Apr-1904 — 21-May-2000)


Gyles Brandreth. John Gielgud: An Actor's Life. Sutton. 2000. 196pp. Revised edition of 1984's John Gielgud: A Celebration.

Jonathan Croall. Gielgud: A Theatrical Life, 1904-2000. Methuen Publishing Company. 2000.

John Gielgud. Gielgud's Letters: John Gielgud in His Own Words. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2004. 564pp.

John Gielgud. Gielgud on Gielgud. London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.. 2000. 512pp.

Ronald Harwood (editor). The Ages of Gielgud: An Actor At Eighty. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1984.

Ronald Hayman. Gielgud. London: Heinemann. 1971.

Sheridan Morley. John Gielgud: The Authorized Biography. Simon & Schuster. 2002. 528pp.

Robert Tantich. Gielgud. London: Harrap. 1988. 192pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.544)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.269)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.254)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.586)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.232)

  12. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.185)

  13. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.218)

  14. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.192)

  15. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.186)

  16. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.210)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.335)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.202)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.312)

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