Question: What British foursome had a hit with “I Want Candy”?
Last Question:In the original Arthur, what veteran actor played the butler named “Hobson”?
Answer: Sir John Gielgud
Sir John Gielgud (April 14, 1904 – May 21, 2000) was a legendary British actor. He is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.
He won an Oscar for his role as Hobson in Arthur.
Here is one of my favorite scenes:
Here are the other awards he won:
1991: Winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, for Summer’s Lease
1948: Winner for Outstanding Foreign Company, The Importance of Being Earnest
1959: Winner, Special Award, for contribution to theatre for his extraordinary insight into the writings of Shakespeare as demonstrated in his one-man show, Ages of Man
1961: Winner for Best Director (Dramatic), for Big Fish, Little Fish, a play by Hugh Wheeler
1979: Winner for Best Spoken Word, Documentary or Drama Recording, for Ages of Man – Recordings from Shakespeare