John Mills (Performer) | Playbill

John Mills


Unlike his more internationally famous contemporaries—the emotionally titanic Olivier, the cerebral Gielgud, and the chameleon-like Guinness—Sir John was seen as purely and almost exclusively English. He rarely paid roles outside his own nationality, though occasionally he was a native of nearly Scotland or Ireland.

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  • Also Known As: Lewis Ernest Watts Mills
  • Born: Feb 22, 1908 in Norfolk, England
  • Death: Apr 23, 2005 in Buckinghamshire, England

Roles (2)

Pygmalion Playbill - May 1987 Pygmalion
Opened April 26, 1987
  • as Alfred Doolittle (Original)
Ross Playbill - Dec 1961 Ross
Opened December 26, 1961
  • as Aircraftman Ross (Original)
Ross Playbill - Dec 1961


Tony Award
1962 Best Actor in a Play Nominee

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