• John  Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    Born on April 14th, 1904

    From South Kensington, London, England

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Shine

As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's (Geoffrey Rush) musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter (Armin Mueller-Stahl). When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the pressures of his newfound fame, coupled with the echoes of his tumultuous childhood, conspire to bring Helfgott's latent schizophrenia boiling to the surface, and he spends years in and out of various mental institutions.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1992)
Won
Fellowship
Golden Globe (1990)
Nominated
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor for a Miniseries or Special
Golden Globe (1989)
Won
Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
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Plenty

Susan Traherne (Meryl Streep) is trying to put find her purpose in the wake of World War II. After a brief but intense affair with a soldier, she stumbles into a job in politics. Her career brings her into contact with Raymond Brock (Charles Dance), who she ultimately marries. But after the two struggle to start a family, the union begins to crack. Struggling to find happiness, Susan is forced to confront the notion that she may have been happiest during the war.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role