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What is John Gielguds repeated role?

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September 21, 2014 2:34AM

It is difficult to answer this question, since Sir John Gielgud (who died in 2000) had a career that spanned six decades. He became well-known for his interpretations of Shakespearean characters, beginning with Hamlet in 1929-1930; his depiction of Hamlet made him famous in the theater of the 1930s. But during his long career, he played nearly every major Shakespearean role, some more successfully than others. He also appeared in several popular movies, including "Becket" in 1964 and "Arthur" in 1981.