May 9, 1936
February 7, 2019
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
88 kg | 202 lbs
Albert Finney was born in Salford, Lancashire, England, on May 9, 1936, was an English actor.
Young Albert Finney began his professional acting career on the London stage.
He made his big screen debut in kitchen sink drama film The Entertainer (1960) in role as Mick Rice.
He got his television debut in ITV medical soap opera Emergency – Ward 10 (1959) in role as Tom Fletcher.
Albert's breakthrough performance came as Tom Jones in comedy film Tom Jones (1963).
He landed his Broadway debut in a play "Luther" (1963) in role as as Martin Luther, at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, for which he was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play.
He made his feature directing debut with comedy drama film Charlie Bubbles (1968), also starred in role as Charlie Bubbles.
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He was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor for his roles in films:
Tom Jones (1963) comedy as Tom Jones
Murder on the Orient Express (1974) mystery as Hercule Poirot, also won a Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor and was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
The Dresser (1983) drama as Sir, also was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama
Under the Volcano (1984) drama as Geoffrey Firmin, also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Drama and a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
He was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Ed Masry in biographical legal drama movie Erin Brockovich (2000), also won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.
He played Dr. Albert Hirsch in action thriller films:
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
He won the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles for his performance as Arthur Seaton in kitchen sink drama film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960).
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for his role as Ebenezer Scrooge in musical film Scrooge (1970).
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Detective Dewey Wilson in crime horror movie Wolfen (1981).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as George Dunlap in drama film Shoot the Moon (1982).
He was nominated for the BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Edward Bloom - senior in fantasy comedy drama movie Big Fish (2003).
He was nominated for the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance for his role as Charles Hanson in crime thriller film Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007).
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Jason Cromwell in drama movie The Image (1990).
He was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as Reggie in drama film A Rather English Marriage (1998).
He won the British Academy Television Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Winston Churchill in biographical film The Gathering Storm (2002).
He portrayed Mr. Kincade in James Bond film Skyfall (2012).
Two for the Road (1967) romantic comedy drama as Mark Wallace
Annie (1982) musical comedy drama as Oliver 'Daddy' Warbucks
Miller's Crossing (1990) neo-noir gangster as Liam 'Leo' O'Bannon
A Man of No Importance (1994) comedy drama as Alfred Byrne
He was nominated for the British Academy Television Awards for Best Actor for his roles in television series:
The Green Man (1990) BBC1 horror series as Maurice Allington
Cold Lazarus (1996) British drama series as Daniel Feeld
He played Uncle Silas in comedy series My Uncle Silas (2001-2003).
Attended Tootal Drive Primary School and Salford Grammar School.
Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1956.
He was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
He declined the offer of a CBE in 1980.
He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Bri in play "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" (1968), at Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
He won a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his role as Harold in a play "Orphans" (1986), at Apollo Theatre.
He won a Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Best Actor for his roles in plays: "A Flea in Her Ear" (1966) as Victor Emmanuel Chandebise and "Tamburlaine the Great" (1976) as Tamburlaine.
Supported Manchester United.
Albert died on February 7, 2019, Royal Marsden Hospital, at the age of 82.
He was married to:
Pene Delmage (2006)
Anouk Aimée (1970-1978)
Jane Wenham (1957-1961), they had a son, Simon Finney
He dated Audrey Hepburn (1966), Shelley Winters (1962), Samantha Eggar (1962) and Zoe Caldwell (1959-1960).