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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 27 wins & 35 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
 1994 A Man of No Importance
Alfred Byrne
 1992 The Playboys
Constable Brendan Hegarty
 1987 Orphans
Harold
 1983 The Dresser
Sir
 1982 Shoot the Moon
George Dunlap
 1981 Looker
Dr. Larry Roberts
 1981 Loophole
Mike Daniels
 1976 Alpha Beta
Frank Elliot
 1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
Cameo appearance (man in audience at opera) (uncredited)
 1971 Gumshoe
Eddie Ginley
 1969 The Picasso Summer
George Smith
 1967 Charlie Bubbles
Charlie Bubbles
 1963 The Victors
Russian Soldier
 1960 The Entertainer
Mick Rice
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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 »

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

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

After I played a homosexual character in A Man of No Importance (1994), an American journalist asked if I'd have a rainbow flag on my car's bumper. I said I don't 'do' bumper stickers, but if I did, I'd be pleased to use that one. After all, everyone's included in the rainbow, aren't they? See more »

Trivia:

The third choice for Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express (1974). Before him were Alec Guinness and Paul Scofield. Ironically, Agatha Christie felt Finney's performance came closest to her idea of Poirot. See more »

Trademark:

Rich smooth voice

Nickname:

Albie

Star Sign:

Taurus

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