Legendary actor, John Gielgud, was born Arthur John Gielgud on Apr 14, 1904 in South Kensington, England. Gielgud died at the age of 96 on May 21, 2000 in Wotton Underwood, England and was laid to rest in Oxford Crematorium Cemetery in Headington, England.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
John Gielgud was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for Arthur (as Hobson) in 1981.
|1964||Best Supporting Actor||Becket (1964)||King Louis VII of France||Nominated|
|1981||Best Supporting Actor||Arthur (1981)||Hobson||Won|
Cassius: [referring to Julius Caesar] And this man is now become a god.
The Elder Pope: There is a legend about you. That once you were asked to deny the faith, and they tied up seven priests and shot them, shot them before your eyes. And still you would not deny the faith. Is that story true?
Kiril Lakota: I try not to look back on that, or other days, Holiness.
The Elder Pope: God is with you, my Brother. I believe that God has sent you. Trust us to make the best use of you. But first, you must be honored.
[Hold up the red cap of a cardinal]
The Elder Pope: Kneel.
The Elder Pope: You are created cardinal-priest in the title of Saint Athanasius.
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