Jack Hawkins

Actor
Best remembered for his numerous portrayals of military men, from the indomitable Major Warden in "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957) to the officer-turned-criminal-mastermind in Basil Dearden's humorous "The League ... Read more »
Born: 08/31/1910 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (52)

The Fallen Idol 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Cold War 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Theatre of Blood 1973 (Movie)

Solomon Psaltery (Actor)

Tales That Witness Madness 1972 (Movie)

Nicholas (Actor)

The Last Lion 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Young Winston 1972 (Movie)

Mr Welldon (Actor)

Habricha el Hashemesh 1971 (Movie)

Baburin (Actor)

Kidnapped 1971 (Movie)

Captain Hoseason (Actor)

Nicholas and Alexandra 1971 (Movie)

Count Fredericks (Actor)

When Eight Bells Toll 1971 (Movie)

Skouras (Actor)

The Beloved 1970 (Movie)

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Waterloo 1970 (Movie)

General Picton (Actor)

Monte Carlo or Bust! 1969 (Movie)

Count Levinovitch (Actor)

Oh! What A Lovely War 1969 (Movie)

Emperor Franz Josef (Actor)

The Adventures of Gerard 1969 (Movie)

Millefleurs (Actor)

Twinky 1969 (Movie)

Judge Millington-Draper (Actor)

Great Catherine 1968 (Movie)

British Ambassador (Actor)

Shalako 1968 (Movie)

Sir Charles Daggett (Actor)

Judith 1965 (Movie)

Major Lawton (Actor)

Lord Jim 1965 (Movie)

Marlow (Actor)

Masquerade 1965 (Movie)

Col Drexel (Actor)

Guns at Batasi 1964 (Movie)

Colonel Deal (Actor)

Zulu 1964 (Movie)

Reverend Otto Witt (Actor)

The Third Secret 1963 (Movie)

Sir Frederick Belline (Actor)

Lafayette 1962 (Movie)

General Cornwallis (Actor)

Lawrence of Arabia 1962 (Movie)

General Allenby (Actor)

Rampage 1962 (Movie)

Otto Abbot (Actor)

Five Finger Exercise 1961 (Movie)

Stanley Harrington (Actor)

Two Loves 1961 (Movie)

Abercrombie (Actor)

The League of Gentlemen 1960 (Movie)

Norman Hyde (Actor)

Ben-Hur 1959 (Movie)

Quintus Arrius (Actor)

Gideon's Day 1958 (Movie)

George Gideon (Actor)

The Two-Headed Spy 1958 (Movie)

Alex Schottland (Actor)

The Bridge on the River Kwai 1957 (Movie)

Major Warden (Actor)

Caesar and Cleopatra 1955 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Land of Fury 1955 (Movie)

Philip Wayne (Actor)

Land of the Pharaohs 1955 (Movie)

Pharaoh (Actor)

The Intruder 1955 (Movie)

Wolf Merton (Actor)

The Long Arm 1955 (Movie)

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The Man in the Sky 1955 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Prisoner 1955 (Movie)

Interrogator (Actor)

Touch and Go 1954 (Movie)

Fletcher (Actor)

Malta Story 1953 (Movie)

Air Officer Commanding (Actor)

Mandy 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bonnie Prince Charlie (Movie)

Lord George Murray (Actor)

Home at Seven (Movie)

Dr. Sparling (Actor)

Jane Eyre (TV Show)

Actor

Qb VII (TV Show)

Actor

The Black Rose (Movie)

Tristram Griffin (Actor)

The Cruel Sea (Movie)

Lt. Cdr. Ericson (Actor)

The Good Companions (Movie)

Albert (Actor)

The Small Back Room (Movie)

R.B. Waling (Actor)

Biography

Best remembered for his numerous portrayals of military men, from the indomitable Major Warden in "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957) to the officer-turned-criminal-mastermind in Basil Dearden's humorous "The League of Gentlemen" (1960). Although he lost his voice after an operation for cancer of the larynx in 1966, Hawkins continued to perform, with other actors dubbing his lines. He was married to actress Jessica Tandy from 1932 to 1942.

Relationships

Doreen Lawrence

Wife
married 1947

Jessica Tandy Actor

Wife
Married 1932 Divorced 1940

Jessica Tandy

Wife
married 1932 divorced 1942 mother of Susan Hawkins

Susan Tettemer

Daughter
born c. 1934 mother Jessica Tandy survived him

EDUCATION

Italia Conti School

attended as a child

Milestones

1930

Film acting debut in "The Perfect Alibi"

1923

Stage acting debut in "Where the Rainbow Ends"

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