Jack Hawkins

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Author Information

Name
John Edward July
Last name
Hawkins
Pseudonym
Jack Hawkins
Born
September 14, 1910
Died
July 18, 1973
Gender
male
Nationality
English
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Virgo

Jack Hawkins Movies

  • Ben-Hur
  • The Bridge on the…

Jack Hawkins movie quotes, phrases and lines

In: Career in Cinema

“I risk my reputation every time, why not on TV?”

Jack Hawkins

In: Hollywood and The Other Hollywood

“Hollywood is a caricature of itself, and in particular this is true of the front-office types at the studios. Their enthusiasm towards you is measured precisely to match the success of your last film.”
Jack Hawkins

In: Hollywood and The Other Hollywood

“I think that no actor should take Hollywood too seriously; but at the same time it would be wrong to underestimate its professionalism.”
Jack Hawkins

From the movie: Ben-Hur

“Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That’s good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.”
Jack Hawkins – Quintus Arrius

From the movie: Ben-Hur

“In his eagerness to save you, your God has also saved the Roman fleet.”
Jack Hawkins – Quintus Arrius

From the movie: The Bridge on the River Kwai

“- Maj. Warden: I belong to a rather rum group called Force 316. Our headquarters is up in the botanical gardens.
– Commander Shears: Protecting rare plants from the enemy?”
Jack Hawkins – Major Warden
William M. Holden – Shears

From the movie: The Bridge on the River Kwai

“- Maj. Warden: You’ll go on without me. That’s an order. You’re in command now, Shears.
– Commander Shears: You make me sick with your heroics! There’s a stench of death about you. You carry it in your pack like the plague. Explosives and L-pills – they go well together, don’t they? And with you it’s just one thing or the other: destroy a bridge…”
Jack Hawkins – Major Warden
William M. Holden – Shears