He acted in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great," in the National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England with Susan Fleetwood, Denis Quilley, Barbara Jefford, Robert Eddison, Philip Locke, Philip Stone, Nicholas Selby, Brian Cox, Oliver Cotton, Gawn Grainger, John Nettleton, Daniel Thorndike...
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[1987 comment on John Huston
] I kinda loved John. He was like a second father to me in many ways, which I know may sound odd considering I was 45 when I first worked with him, but when you had to say goodbye there was always this feeling of loss, that terrible sadness that you'd be deprived of his company. I've seen more films by him than anybody else on the planet.
Was the first choice of Laurence Olivier
to take over his post as the head of Britain's National Theatre. Finney had played a season shortly after the National Theatre's inaugural season in 1963-1964. Finney declined the offer.
Rich smooth voice