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About John Gielgud
Sir John Gielgud, also known in full as Sir Arthur John Gielgud, was a revered English actor and theatre director, who was one of the most famous 20th century British stage actors. In addition to his enormous success on stage, he also had a very successful television and film career starring in films such as 1933's The Good Companions, 1964's Becket and 1981's Arthur.
He was knighted in 1953. Over the course of his career, he became one of the few entertainers to ever win all four major entertainment awards: the Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar.
At the age of 87, he became the oldest person to ever win an Emmy award.
In 1953, during the time when being gay was considered a criminal offence, he was arrested while trying to find a gay lover at one of London's underground public lavatories.
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F.A.Q. about John Gielgud
When is his birthday?
John Gielgud's birthday is on April 14, 1904.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 257 days
How old was John when he died?
He was 96 years old.
When did he die?
He died in May 21, 2000.
How old would he be today?
John Gielgud would be 117 years old if he was alive today.
Where was John from?
He was born in South Kensington, London, England, UK.
John Gielgud's Popularity
John Gielgud was a famous English actor, director, and producer, who was born on April 14, 1904. As a person born on this date, John Gielgud is listed in our database as the 78th most popular celebrity for the day (April 14) and the 70th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on April 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. John Gielgud is the 2642nd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to John Gielgud's birthday, John Gielgud is the 2736th most famous English.
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