Is actor Alec Guinness still alive?
Alec Guinness/Living or Deceased
When did Sir Alec Guinness died?
August 5, 2000
Alec Guinness/Date of death
Alec Guinness, in full Sir Alec Guinness, original name Alec Guinness de Cuffe, (born April 2, 1914, London, England—died August 5, 2000, Midhurst, West Sussex), British actor famous for the variety and excellence of his stage and screen characterizations.
Who originally played Obi Wan Kenobi?
Ewan McGregorStar Wars: Rebels
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Obi-Wan Kenobi/Voiced by
How old was Alec Guinness in Star Wars A New Hope?
86 years (1914–2000)
Alec Guinness/Age at death
Where is Alec Guinness buried?
Mill Road Cemetery, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Alec Guinness/Place of burial
Does Alec Guinness hate Star Wars?
Guinness did go on to accept the role of Ben Kenobi / Obi-Wan Kenobi, but his problems with the film continued to irritate him. In another letter, Guinness wrote: “New rubbish dialogue reaches me every other day on wadges of pink paper – and none of it makes my character clear or even bearable.
Why did George Lucas cast Alec Guinness?
In the DVD commentary of the original Star Wars, Lucas says that Guinness was not happy with the script rewrite in which Obi-Wan is killed. Guinness said in a 1999 interview that it was actually his idea to kill off Obi-Wan, persuading Lucas that it would make him a stronger character and that Lucas agreed to the idea.
Does Alec Guinness still make money from Star Wars?
In the end, Guinness received $3.3 million just for Star Wars and over $50 million for all three movies in the original trilogy. The earnings helped Sir Alec Guinness achieve a staggering $100 million net worth when he died at the age of 86 in 2000 (via Celebrity Net Worth).