Sir John Mills CBE

Died aged 97

Sir John Mills CBE (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills; 22 February 1908 – 23 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades. He excelled on camera as an appealing British everyman who often portrayed guileless, wounded war heroes. In 1971, he received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Ryan's Daughter. For his work in film Mills was knighted by Elizabeth II in 1976. In 2002, he received a BAFTA Fellowship from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and was named a Disney Legend by The Walt Disney Company.

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Sir John Mills CBE 1908-2005 actor

Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, United Kingdom where they worked

Sir John Mills (1908-2005) Oscar winner and star of over 100 feature films Sir John Mills went to school here when it was the Norwich High School for Boys. Apparently he hated it and claimed, as one of his achievements, that he broke the school bully's nose

Upper St Giles Street, Norwich, United Kingdom where they attended school

Sir John Mills CBE 1908-2005 Actor lived here

Hill House, Denham, United Kingdom where they was

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #091

John Mills, In Which We Serve, Great Expectations, Ice Cold In Alex [full inscription unknown]

Elstree Film Studios, Borehamwood, United Kingdom where they acted