As per our current Database, John Gielgud has been died on May 21, 2000 (age 96).
When John Gielgud die, John Gielgud was 96 years old.
|Popular As||John Gielgud|
|Age||96 years old|
|Born||April 14, 1904 (England)|
John Gielgud’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
John Gielgud was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Prolific British actor who played Hamlet over 500 times and had the distinction of winning an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.
He came from a long line of actors, and his first stage experiences involved playing Shylock and Humpty Dumpty before receiving a scholarship to Westminster school in London.
He was knighted in 1953, became a Companion of Honour in 1977, and was admitted to the Order of Merit in 1996, fifteen years after winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Arthur.
His longtime partner Martin Hensler died in 1998, only 16 months before his own death.
He was good friends with Sir Laurence Olivier, albeit competitors professionally, as both were known as the greatest Shakespearean actors of their generation.