Quick Facts of Sir John Gielgud

  • Full NameSir John Gielgud
  • Net Worth$100K-1M
  • Date of Birth14 April, 1904
  • NicknameJohn
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceLondon
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionDirector
  • Nationality English
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • Buildslim
  • SpouseMartin Hensler
  • Height6 foot
  • Body Measurementslim
  • EducationWestminster School and Royal Academy
  • Horoscope Aries
Sir John Gielgud's Bio

John Gielgud is a superstar who is well known for his Shakespearean roles in various theaters. Moreover, he has earned a good amount of fortune from his acting career and has a Net worth of around $1 Million. John wrote several theatrical reminiscences and Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award. 

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John Gielgud’s Bio and Wiki

26 years old John Gielgud was born on April 14, 1904, in London England. Growing up, he pursues his education from Westminster School and Royal Academy. The well establishes actor, unfortunately, died on May 21, 2000 (age 96). John’s birth sign was Aries and his full name was Sir John Gielgud. Furthermore, he played a role in Shakespearean play Hamlet in his first ever stage act. In 1924, he made his big screen debut. 

John Gieldug. source: Playbill

Besides, he worked in several entertainment projects with his fellow performer Laurence Olivier. He was also awarded Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Arthur (1981) and was nominated with the Academy Award for Becket (1964).

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John Gielgud’s Net worth 

Even after his death, John’s net worth is still around $1 Million. John earned around $1,000,000 per year as an actor.

Also, John was the man of the vision and with a high standard lifestyle. He loved driving expensive cars. Furthermore, the Classic era john luxurious lifestyle will be revealed soon stay tune with the site allstar.com

John Gielgud’s Relationship 

One of the finest British actor, John of 20 century was a homosexual by nature as discussed by some of the reliable medias.

John Gieldgud with Audrey Hepburn
John Gielgud with Audrey Hepburn

Besides, John tied the knot with his longtime lover Martin Hensler. Martin is also no more in this world (died in 1998). Moreover, John is the third child of Frank Gielgud who was a successful stockbroker.

Also, at the age of 14, his mother’s grandma, Kate Terry, played Cordelia. As well as that, John uncle Fred Terry actor who played the role of Scarlet Pimpernel. 

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John Gielgud’s Career

John began his career as a director and has his own business at the Queen’s Theatre. Moreover, John Gielgud’s autographical works are Stage Direction (1963), Early Stages (1939), Distinguised Company (1973), An Actor in Hi Time (1979), Backward Glances(1989), and Acting Shakespeare (1991).

John Gielgud’s Some Facts

  1. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
  2. Made his screen debut “who is the man”?
  3. The role he played Becket (1964) which was nominated for Oscar.
  4. He told his father if he did not receive profitable work from his acting, he would pursue a degree in architect.
  5. He won the best supporter Oscar, where he played as butler.