Top 5000
Up 247 this week

Albert Finney

Albert Finney came from the theatre, where he was especially successful in plays of William Shakespeare, to the movies. There he became a leading figure of the young Free Cinema. His debut in cinema was in 1960 with The Entertainer (1960) of Tony Richardson who had directed him also in theatre plays various times before. His typical role were ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Albert Finney? Add or change photos

IMDb Picks: December

Our IMDb Picks section spotlights the movies and TV shows we're excited about this December, including Sisters with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

IMDb Asks: Lisa Edelstein and Christina Ricci

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT, IMDb Asks brings you a livestream Q&A and online chat with Lisa Edelstein. Tune in to to participate in the live conversation and even ask a question yourself. Plus, catch up with Christina Ricci, star of new Amazon pilot "Z." The livestream is best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tune in here for the one-on-one interviews

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 people
created 20 Apr 2011
a list of 30 people
created 10 Apr 2012
a list of 30 people
created 25 Nov 2012
a list of 35 people
created 16 Dec 2013
list image
a list of 29 people
created 6 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Albert Finney's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 25 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (64 credits)
 2012 Skyfall
 2005 Aspects of Love
George Dillingham
 2005 Corpse Bride
Finis Everglot (voice)
 2004 Ocean's Twelve
Gaspar LeMarque (uncredited)
 2001 Delivering Milo
Elmore Dahl
 1999 Simpatico
 1996 Nostromo (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Monygham
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Feeld
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Daniel Feeld
- Friday (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Thursday (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Wednesday (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
- Tuesday (1996) ... Daniel Feeld
 1995 The Run of the Country
Danny's Father
 1992 The Playboys
Constable Brendan Hegarty
 1990 The Green Man (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Maurice
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... Maurice
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Maurice
 1990 The Image (TV Movie)
Jason Cromwell
 1989 The Endless Game (TV Mini-Series)
Alec Hillsden
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Alec Hillsden
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Alec Hillsden
 1987 A Simple Man (TV Movie)
 1987 Orphans
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Sidney Kentridge, for Biko family
 1983 The Dresser
 1981 Looker
Dr. Larry Roberts
 1981 Loophole
Mike Daniels
 1976 Alpha Beta
Frank Elliot
 1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
Man in Audience at Opera (uncredited)
 1975 Forget-Me-Not-Lane (TV Movie)
 1963 The Victors
Russian Soldier
 1960 The Entertainer
Mick Rice
 1959 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Tom Fletcher
- Episode #1.208 (1959) ... Tom Fletcher
- Episode #1.207 (1959) ... Tom Fletcher
- Episode #1.206 (1959) ... Tom Fletcher
- Episode #1.204 (1959) ... Tom Fletcher
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
- View Friendship and Marriage (1958) ... Arnold
 1957 The Claverdon Road Job (TV Movie)
PC George Grayson
 1956 The Miser (TV Movie)
Show Show Producer (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Self (34 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (18 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed Brian Friel's play, "The Freedom of the City," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England, with Stephen Rea, Carmel McSharry, Basil Dignam, Matthew Guinness, Alex McCrindle, Louis Haslar, Nick Llewellyn, David Atkinson, Peter Adair, Michael O'Hagan and Bob Sherman in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Charles Laughton] He was the first kind of legend I actually had contact with professionally, which was very exciting. I admired him in his movies; I'd never seen him on the stage. I thought he was terrific. See more »


He allegedly declined a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1980 and Knighthood in 2000 for his services to drama. See more »


Rich smooth voice



Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
He's way better than Anthony Hopkins Sombernostro
British actors who can do American Accents CountessGaviota
How Could Anyone Think He is Brian Cox? afourletterwordx
Hopkins on Finney : '.......' Sombernostro
Alec Baldwin 'Worships' Albert Finney CountessGaviota
Affair with Audrey Hepburn ssharkey-3
Discuss Albert Finney on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page