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Michael Finlay (I)


Michael was born in the medieval town of Askeaton, Co. Limerick in rural Ireland. At the age of 6 his family moved to the village of Elstree in Hertfordshire, England. Following in his father's footsteps he entered the British Film Industry as an apprentice painter in 1963 aged 15 where he learned the art of set painting for film and television at... See full bio »

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Known For

Batman Begins
Batman Begins Art Department
(2005)
Love Actually
Love Actually Art Department
(2003)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
(2005)
Stardust
Stardust Art Department
(2007)

Filmography

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 2013 Jack the Giant Slayer (painter)
 2010 Gulliver's Travels (painter)
 2010 The Wolfman (stand-by painter: second unit/action unit)
 2009 Nine (painter - uncredited)
 2008 Mamma Mia! (painter)
 2007 Stardust (chargehand painter)
 2006 Amazing Grace (painter)
 2006 Basic Instinct 2 (painter)
 2005 Æon Flux (painter)
 2005 Batman Begins (painter)
 2004 Fungus the Bogeyman (TV Series) (stand-by painter)
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (chargehand painter)
 2004 Stage Beauty (supervising painter)
 2003 Love Actually (painter)
 2003 To Kill a King (painter)
 2003 Johnny English (painter)
 2003 I Capture the Castle (painter - uncredited)
 2002 The Four Feathers (painter)
 2002 About a Boy (scenic painter)
 2002 Killing Me Softly (supervising painter)
 2001/I Iris (painter - uncredited)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (painter - uncredited)
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie) (painter)
 2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin (painter)
 1999 The End of the Affair (painter)
 1999 Onegin (painter)
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (painter)
 1997 The Man Who Knew Too Little (painter)
 1997 Firelight (construction stand-by)
 1997 FairyTale: A True Story (painter - uncredited)
 1994 MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis (TV Movie) (hod painter - uncredited)
 1992 Love Hurts (Video) (painter)
 1991 Robin Hood (painter)
 1988 Willow (painter)
 1987 The Fourth Protocol (painter)
 1986 Highlander (chargehand painter - uncredited)
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes (painter)
 1985 Return to Oz (painter - uncredited)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (painter - uncredited)
 1983 Never Say Never Again (painter - uncredited)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (painter - uncredited)
 1982 Charles & Diana: A Royal Love Story (TV Movie) (painter)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (painter - uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon (painter - uncredited)
 1972 Henry VIII and His Six Wives (painter - uncredited)
 1972 Fear in the Night (painter)
 1972 Dr. Phibes Rises Again (painter - uncredited)
 1972 Dracula A.D. 1972 (painter - uncredited)
 1972 I Am a Dancer (Documentary) (painter)
 1971 The Boy Friend (painter)
 1971 Cry of the Penguins (painter - uncredited)
 1971 Blood from the Mummy's Tomb (painter)
 1971 On the Buses (painter - uncredited)
 1971 Dulcima (painter)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes (painter - uncredited)
 1971 The Go-Between (painter - uncredited)
 1971 Tales of Beatrix Potter (painter)
 1971 Lust for a Vampire (painter - uncredited)
 1970 Scars of Dracula (painter - uncredited)
 1970 The Horror of Frankenstein (painter)
 1970 The Vampire Lovers (painter - uncredited)
 1970 Crescendo (painter - uncredited)
 1970 Taste the Blood of Dracula (painter - uncredited)
 1970 The Man Who Haunted Himself (painter - uncredited)
 1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (painter - uncredited)
 1968 Secret Ceremony (painter - uncredited)
 1968 The Devil Rides Out (painter - uncredited)
 1968 The Lost Continent (painter - uncredited)
 1968 The Vengeance of She (painter)
 1968 Hammerhead (painter - uncredited)
 1968 The Anniversary (painter - uncredited)
 1967 The Double Man (painter)
 1967 Mister Ten Per Cent (painter)
 1966 One Million Years B.C. (painter - uncredited)
 1966 Dracula: Prince of Darkness (painter - uncredited)
 1965 The Nanny (painter - uncredited)
 1965 The Brigand of Kandahar (painter - uncredited)
 1965/I She (painter - uncredited)
 1964 The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (painter - uncredited)
 1964 Rattle of a Simple Man (painter)
 1964 The Masque of the Red Death (painter - uncredited)
 1964 The Bargee (painter)
 1964 French Dressing (painter - uncredited)
 1964 Nothing But the Best (painter)
 1964 The Winston Affair (painter)
 1963 What a Crazy World (painter)
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