Sir John Gielgud
Person Born 14/4/1904 Died 21/5/2000
Actor. Born 7 Gledhow Gardens, South Kensington, great nephew to Ellen Terry. A great Shakespearian actor, he is possibly best known nowadays as Dudley Moore's butler in the 1981 film 'Arthur'. A homosexual before it was legalised he suffered humiliation when arrested for 'cottaging' in Chelsea in 1953. Died at his home at Wotton Underwood, near Aylesbury. The Gielgud Theatre was named for him.