10 wins & 6 nominations.
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Gnr.Peter Finch | William Mitchell
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
[on not winning the Oscar for Sunday Bloody Sunday
(1971)] One's disappointment, perhaps - and there must be some - is mixed with enormous relief that you don't have to get up there and say something.
He was not director John Schlesinger
first choice for his masterpiece, Sunday Bloody Sunday
(1971). Oscar-nominee Alan Bates
had been signed by the director to play the part of "Dr. Daniel Hirsh", a youngish homosexual doctor, but eventually became unavailable due to another commitment that ran behind schedule. Ian Bannen
replaced him but, according to the late screenwriter, Penelope Gilliatt