Sir John Mills - British leading actor, born 22nd February 1908, Felixstowe, Suffolk. He overcame his short stature to become a stiff-upper-lip actor of the 1940's, then later a character actor of some versatility. Has appeared in about 110 films, including 'In Which we Serve' (1942), 'Great Expectations' (1946), 'Tiger Bay' (1959), in which daughter Hayley made her debut, 'Ryan's Daughter' (1971), for which he got an Oscar, and in Kenneth Branagh's acclaimed 'Hamlet' (1996). He is the father of actresses Juliet Mills and Hayley Mills, and was appointed a CBE in 1960 and knighted in 1976.

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BBC News: Sir John Mills gets Bafta honour
Sir John Mills receives the highest award bestowed on an individual by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. (December 03, 2002)
BBC News: Sir John Mills' thriving career
At 92 Sir John Mills is still building on a career that includes an Oscar, a knighthood, public adulation and critical acclaim. (January 16, 2001)
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