Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Wood Green, London Borough of Haringey, Greater London, England
Death 18 Jul 1973 (aged 62)
Chelsea, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 6304844 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Wood Green, England, four over four decades he was a popular leading man in theatre, films and television. He made his London theatrical debut at age 12 and he made his debut on Broadway by age 18. Although he had appeared in several films during the 1930s, it was after World War II, he began to build a successful career in the cinema. Of his many film credits, some of his most memorable roles were in "The Black Rose" (1950), "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957), "Ben-Hur" (1959), "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962), "Zulu" (1964) and "Young Winston" (1972). For television, he appeared in the series "BBC Sunday Night Theatre", "The Four just Men", "The Dupont Show of the Week", "Dr. Kildare" and "Armchair Theatre". He died from complications of throat cancer at age 62 in London, England.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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