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Who is Alastair Sim?
Alastair Sim: Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE, was a Scottish character actor who began his theatrical career at the age of thirty, but quickly became established as a popular West End performer, remaining so until his death in 1976. He also appeared in more than fifty British films, starting in 1935.
- also known as Alastair George Bell Sim; Alistair Sim; Alastair George Bell Sim, CBE
- born on (115 years ago) in Edinburgh, child of Alexander Sim and Isabella McIntyre
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Actor, laborer, clerk, teacher, film director
- died on (39 years ago) in London of lung cancer
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London Calling (2017)
by Sara Sheridan
Alastair Sim is a darling. And it's handy for dancing after.
by SAS Institute
Alastair Sim is a member of the global marketing board at SAS and responsible for the strategy and marketing in EMEA. razil's economic performance in the aftermath of the recent global. 35 ANALYTICS: NAVIGATING THE NEW DIGITAL ...
by Gerry Bowler
Alastair Sim is the definitive Scrooge, andanyone else who attemptsthepart should beboiled with hisown pudding andburied with a stakeof holly throughhis heart. Sim's Scrooge is a grim and shrivelled miser, abject inhis petty economies ...
by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall
Accomplished domestic stars and actors of the British cinema have included John Laurie, Ian Bannen, Alastair Sim, and James McAvoy. Scottish-born film directors include Alexander Mackendrick, Harry Watt, Bill Douglas, Bill Forsyth, John ...
Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese by Steven H. Gale
Starring Alastair Sim, Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott, ...
by Richard B. Armstrong, Mary Willems Armstrong
The director-writing team of Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat created the series, but it was droll comic genius Alastair Sim who made the first entries consistently entertaining. Actually, Launder, Gilliat, and Sim had teamed up earlier for ¡950's ...
Themes, Works, and Wonders by Gary Westfahl
One of the best- known and most successful is the 1951 version directed by Brian Desmond-Hurst, starring Alastair Sim as Scrooge. The 1984 version, directed by Clive Donner and starring George C. Scott, has been memorably described as ...
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