awards & nominations

Ryan's Daughter (1970)

John Mills as "Michael"

A teacher's (Robert Mitchum) wife (Sarah Miles) has an affair with a British soldier (Christopher Jones) in 1916 Northern Ireland.

Academy Award (1970)WonActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1970)NominatedSupporting Actor
Golden Globe (1970)WonBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Tunes of Glory (1960)

John Mills as "Lt. Col. Basil Barrow"

Following World War II in peacetime Scotland, brigade headquarters replaces commanding officer Major Jock Sinclair (Alec Guinness), a boisterous battalion leader, with the strict, temperamental Lieutenant Colonel Basil Barrow (John Mills). Resentful toward his replacement, Sinclair undermines Barrow's authority and damages his successor's reputation among the soldiers. Barrow faces an uphill battle in regaining the discipline and respect of his battalion.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1960)NominatedBritish Actor

Hobson's Choice (1954)

John Mills as "Willie Mossop"

Henry Hobson (Charles Laughton), a British widower, is the overbearing owner of a shoe shop. His three daughters -- Alice, Vicky and Maggie (Brenda De Banzie) -- work for him and all are eager to get out from under his thumb. When the headstrong Maggie announces she intends to marry Henry's best employee, Will (John Mills), father and daughter engage in an intense showdown. As Maggie works on launching a competing business, she also helps her sisters free themselves of their domineering father.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)NominatedBritish Actor

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