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Actor, Paul Scofield, was born David Paul Scofield on Jan 21, 1922 in Hurstpierpoint, England. Scofield died at the age of 86 on Mar 19, 2008 in West Sussex, England .



Paul Scofield was nominated for two Academy Awards, winning one for Best Actor for A Man for All Seasons (as Sir Thomas More) in 1966.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1966Best ActorA Man for All Seasons (1966)Sir Thomas MoreWon
1994Best Supporting ActorQuiz Show (1994)Mark Van DorenNominated

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In a rare 2004 opinion poll of members of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Paul was acclaimed for giving the greatest performance in a Shakespearean play for his legendary portrayal of King Lear in a 1962 production at Stratford. Voting peers included such theatre luminaries as Ian McKellen , Donald Sinden , Janet Suzman , Ian Richardson , Corin Redgrave and Antony Sher . Judi Dench 's Lady Macbeth in Trevor Nunn 's 1976 production of "Macbeth" came in second.

Playwright Arthur Miller considers him the finest English-speaking actor. Scofield appeared in the film version of Miller's "The Crucible".

Was considered for the role of Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express (1974).

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