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Alec Guinness, Star Wars
Obi Wan Kenobi, say it ain't so! The classically trained Guinness immediately regretted accepting the role of the Jedi sensei, scoffing at the alleged subpar writing. In letters Guinness wrote published in Alec Guinness: The Official Biography, the actor called the franchise "fairy-tale rubbish" and complained that "new rubbish dialogue reaches me every other day on wadges of pink paper — and none of it makes my character clear or even bearable."