He acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest," at the Streatham Hill Theatre in Streatham Hill, London, England with John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Peggy Ashcroft, Margaret Rutherford, and George Howe in the cast.
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2nd Lieut Jack Hawkins
5' 11" (1.81 m)
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All of us in the film were sure that we were making something quite unusual, and a long way removed from the Errol Flynn
-taking-Burma-single-handed syndrome. This was the period of some very indifferent American war movies, whereas The Cruel Sea
(1953) contained no false heroics. That is why we all felt that we were making a genuine example of the way in which a group of men went to war.
He was voted Number 1 star at the British Box Office in 1954.
Often played friendly World War II officers