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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 roles when he ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Big Fish
Big Fish Ed Bloom - Senior
(2003)
Skyfall
Skyfall Kincade
(2012)
The Bourne Ultimatum
The Bourne Ultimatum Dr. Albert Hirsch
(2007)
Erin Brockovich
Erin Brockovich Ed Masry
(2000)

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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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Other Works:

He acted in John Osborne's play, "Luther," in an English Stage Company production at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Carleton Hobbs, Julian Glover, and Charles Kay in the cast. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Call me Sir if you like! Maybe people in America think being a Sir is a big deal. But I think we should all be misters together. I think the Sir thing slightly perpetuates one of our diseases in England, which is snobbery. And it also helps keep us 'quaint,' which I'm not a great fan of. You don't get much with the title anymore. That was all carved up by the robber barons in the Middle Ages. See more »

Trivia:

A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, where he performed for three seasons in the early 1980s. In the late 1950s, he appeared at the RSC's earlier incarnation, the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, where he was mentored by Charles Laughton. See more »

Trademark:

Rich smooth voice

Nickname:

Albie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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