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Gielgud, Sir John Line breaks: Sir John Giel|gud
Pronunciation: /ˈɡiːlɡʊd/

Definition of Gielgud, Sir John in English:

( 1904–2000), English actor and director; full name Sir Arthur John Gielgud. A notable Shakespearean actor, particularly remembered for his interpretation of the role of Hamlet, he also appeared in contemporary plays and films and won an Oscar for his role as a butler in Arthur (1980).

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