March Militaria & Autograph Auction
(1914-2000) English actor who played Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy. Besides his portrayal of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Guinness won acclaim for many roles on live theater, television, and film, including his Academy Award-winning role as Lt. Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai. He was honored with a knighthood in 1959, and an Academy Honorary Award in 1980. Black-and-white photograph of Alec Guinness signed with purple ink, 8 x 9.5 inches.