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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 »
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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Skyfall
Kincade
 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
Simms
 1995 The Run of the Country
Danny's Father
 1992 The Playboys
Constable Brendan Hegarty
 1987 Orphans
Harold
 1983 The Dresser
Sir
 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)
 1963 The Victors
Russian Soldier
 1960 The Entertainer
Mick Rice
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He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Olivier Theatre in London, England in Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great;" John Millington Synge's play, "The Playboy of the Western World;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet;" and Edward Albee's ... See more »

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[1967 comment on director Karel Reisz] I think Karel is very good with actors; he's very interested in the actors creating a character and not just relying on personality, he's good at encouraging actors to explore the characterization, and I think that's the kind of acting I'm interested in. See more »

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Was twice nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic): in 1964 for playing the title character of Martin Luther in John Osborne's "Luther," and in 1968 for Peter Nichols' "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg." See more »

Trademark:

Rich smooth voice

Nickname:

Albie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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