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Albert Finney

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Albert Finney

English actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1936.

Countries: United Kingdom (55%), United States (26%), (6%)

Main connections: Deborah Kerr, Joan Greenwood, Tony Randall

Linked to: Academy Award for Best Actor, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Board of Review

 

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Albert Finney was born in 1936 add something


1958

A lifelong supporter of Manchester United, Finney narrated the documentary "Munich", about the aircrash that killed most of the Busby Babes in 1958, which was shown on United's TV channel MUTV in February 2008 add something

 

His career began in the theatre; he made his first appearance on the London stage in 1958 in Jane Arden's "The Party", directed by Charles Laughton, who starred in the production along with his wife, Elsa Lanchester add something

 

Charles Laughton - Laughton returned to the London stage in May 1958 to direct and star in Jane Arden's The Party at the New Theatre which had Elsa Lanchester and Albert Finney in the cast.


1959

Then in 1959 he appeared at Stratford in "Coriolanus" opposite Laurence Olivier , Edith Evans and Vanessa Redgrave add something

 

Vanessa Redgrave - In 1959 she appeared at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre under the direction of Peter Hall as Helena in "A Midsummer's Night Dream" opposite Charles Laughton as Bottom and "Coriolanus" opposite Laurence Olivier , Albert Finney and Edith Evans


1960

He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, and has maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television add something

 

Edwin Hardy Amies - Amies' work was seen in a handful of other films of the 1960s: He dressed Albert Finney in "Two for the Road" , Tony Randall in "The Alphabet Murders" , Joan Greenwood in "The Amorous Prawn" , and Deborah Kerr in "The Grass is Greener"

 

Hardy Amies Ltd - Amies' work was seen in a handful of other films of the 1960s: he dressed Albert Finney in "Two for the Road", Tony Randall in "The Alphabet Murders", Joan Greenwood in "The Amorous Prawn" and Deborah Kerr in "The Grass is Greener"

 

Hardy Amies (fashion house) - Amies' work was seen in a handful of other films of the 1960s: he dressed Albert Finney in "Two for the Road", Tony Randall in "The Alphabet Murders", Joan Greenwood in "The Amorous Prawn" and Deborah Kerr in "The Grass is Greener"

 

Tom Courtenay - Courtenay made his stage début in 1960 with the Old Vic theatre company at the Lyceum, Edinburgh, before taking over from Albert Finney in the title role of "Billy Liar" at the Cambridge Theatre in 1961

 

Trevor Bannister - In 1960 Bannister appeared on stage at the Cambridge Theatre in London in "Billy Liar", which starred Albert Finney

 

Willis Hall - Their 1960 play of the same name starred Albert Finney when it premiered in 1960, and played for 582 performances before being taken out on a series of national tours


 

Finney received a BAFTA award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles in 1961 for "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" add something


1963

The tremendous success of "Tom Jones" saw British exhibitors vote Finney the ninth most popular star at the box office in 1963 add something

 

This led to a series of "Angry Young Man" roles in kitchen sink dramas, before he starred in the Academy award-winning 1963 film "Tom Jones" add something

 

Tom Oliver - However, the journey was halted by illness and he was returned England where Oliver contacted Albert Finney who was planning to produce the film "Ned Kelly" in Australia in 1963


 

For his work on Broadway, Finney has been nominated for two Tony awards, both for Best Actor in a Play, for "Luther" in 1964, and "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" in 1968 add something


1967

Stanley Donen - In 1967 Donen made "Two for the Road", starring Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney with supporting roles by Eleanor Bron, William Daniels, and Jacqueline Bisset early in her career


1968

Donal Donnelly - Donnelly returned to Broadway a number of times, replacing Albert Finney in "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" in 1968, playing Milo Tindle in Anthony Shaffer's "Sleuth" and appearing as Frederick Treves opposite David Bowie as "The Elephant Man"


1970

From 1970 to 1978 he was married to French actress Anouk Aimée add something

 

Mary Peach - In 1970 she appeared in the film "Scrooge", a musical version of Dickens "A Christmas Carol" starring Albert Finney

 

Ronald Neame - Neame and Guinness worked again in the 1970 musical "Scrooge" with Guinness playing the ghost of Jacob Marley to Albert Finney's Ebenezer Scrooge


1974

During this period, one of his high-profile film roles was as Agatha Christie's Belgian master detective Hercule Poirot in the 1974 film "Murder On The Orient Express" add something


1977

Susan Fleetwood - Many principal roles followed, until in 1977 the former RSC director Peter Hall persuaded her to join him in the National Theatre company where, in addition to playing Ophelia to Albert Finney's Hamlet, she was offered parts from a wider repertory of plays


1980

Albert Finney turned down the offer of a CBE in 1980 and a Knighthood in 2000 add something


1981

Susan Dey - Dey co-starred with Albert Finney in a 1981 science-fiction film, "Looker", written and directed by Michael Crichton


1982

Viveka Davis - Her first film role was in the 1982 drama film "Shoot the Moon", playing the daughter of Albert Finney and Diane Keaton

 

Dana Hill - In 1982, Hill played Sherry Dunlap, the daughter of Albert Finney and Diane Keaton in "Shoot the Moon" That same year, she played Frankie Addams, the lead character in the made-for-TV adaptation of "The Member of the Wedding", co-starring with Pearl Bailey


 

He won the Silver Berlin Bear award for Best Actor, for "The Dresser", at the 34th Berlin International Film Festival in 1984 add something


1990

Tim Souster - His music for the BBC drama miniseries "The Green Man", adapted from the Kingsley Amis novel and starring Albert Finney, won the BAFTA award for best TV music of 1990

 

Coen Brothers - Miller's Crossing, released in 1990, starred Albert Finney, Gabriel_Byrne, and John Turturro.


1993

Josephine Humphreys - "Rich in Love", probably her best-known novel, was made into a 1993 film of the same title directed by Bruce Beresford, from a screenplay by Alfred Uhry, starring Albert Finney and Jill Clayburgh


1994

The Browning Version (1994 film) - "'The Browning Version"' is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney


1997

Ken Stott - Stott has continued to act on stage, and in 1997 was nominated for Best Actor at the Laurence Olivier *awards for his role in the Yasmina Reza play "Art" in which had appeared with Albert Finney and Tom Courtney


1998

Tom Courtenay - In 1998 he teamed with Albert Finney again for the acclaimed BBC drama "A Rather English Marriage"


2000

The show ran for two series from 2000 until 2003 add something


2001

He has 13 BAFTA nominations in total, and received a BAFTA Fellowship in 2001 add something


 

In 2002 his critically acclaimed portrayal of Winston Churchill in "The Gathering Storm" won him BAFTA and Emmy awards as Best Actor add something


2004

A Good Year - Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom Hollander and Albert Finney, it is based on the 2004 novel of the same name by British author Peter May 2006 le


2011

In May 2011 it was disclosed that Finney had been receiving treatment for prostate cancer add something


2012

Tony Gilroy - He took over as director of the next entry in the Bourne series as well as co-writing; the film, "The Bourne Legacy", was released August 10, 2012, starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, and Albert Finney


2017

"Strolling Player - The Life and Career of Albert Finney" The History Press, 2017, add something


2019

Finney died from a chest infection on 7 February 2019, at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, at the age of 82 add something