Best actor of 1963 (no order)

by salvadoras | created - 04 Feb 2011 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Peter Sellers

Actor | Being There

Often credited as the greatest comedian of all time, Peter Sellers was born Richard Henry Sellers to a well-off acting family in 1925 in Southsea, a suburb of Portsmouth. He was the son of Agnes Doreen "Peg" (Marks) and William "Bill" Sellers. His parents worked in an acting company run by his ...

for "Pink Panther"

2. Kostas Hatzihristos

Actor | O Thymios sti hora tou strip-tease

Kostas Hatzihristos was born in 1921 in Salonica, Greece. He was an actor and director, known for Thimios in the Land of Striptease (1963), Who Will Pay for the Marble? (1956) and World Gone Mad (1963). He was married to Ketty Diridaoua and Eleni Pantazi. He died on October 3, 2001 in Athens, ...

for "World gone mad"

3. Gunnar Björnstrand

Actor | Det sjunde inseglet

Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in ...

for "Winter light"

4. Thanasis Vengos

Actor | Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi

Thanasis Vengos was born in 1927 in Neo Faliro, Piraeus, Greece. He made his movie debut in 1952 and played many supporting parts in films of the 1950s, often working as a technician, too. His first really major part was in the anti-war comedy Psila ta heria Hitler (1962); he followed that with a ...

for "Jack of all trades, master of none"

5. Albert Finney

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

The son of a Lancashire bookmaker, Albert Finney came to motion pictures via the theatre. In 1956, he won a scholarship to RADA where his fellow alumni included Peter O'Toole and Alan Bates. He joined the Birmingham Repertory where he excelled in plays by William Shakespeare. A member of the Royal ...

for "Tom Jones"



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