He directed William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Marius Goring, Harcourt Williams, Alec Guinness, Ivy St. Helier, Leo Genn, Jessica Tandy, Stuart Burge, Stephen Murray, and Basil Coleman in the cast.
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Dr. Tyrone Guthrie | Sir Tyrone Guthrie
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Style is an alarming word to American actors. They think of it as something assumed, something fancy and affected, something connected with being more elegant and flossy than anyone has a right to be in private life.It is hard to convince them that style in acting, as in dress, is concerned with appropriateness, with suitability to environment, and does not necessarily involve a great deal of ...
Won Broadway's 1956 Tony Award as Best Director for Thornton Wilder
's "The Matchmaker," part of a nomination shared with Luigi Pirandello
's "Six Characters in Search of an Author: and Christopher Marlowe
's "Tamburlaine the Great." He was also twice nominated as Best Director (Dramatic) of plays written by Paddy Chayefsky
: in 1960 for "The Tenth Man" and in 1962 for "Gideon."