|Died||7 February 2019 (aged 82)|
|Education||The Tootal Drive Primary School|
|Alma mater||The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts|
(2006–2019; his death)
|Awards||Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Emmy Award, BAFTA Award|
Albert Finney (9 May 1936 – 7 February 2019) was a British actor. His career lasted 60 years. Finney was mostly known for his role in Tom Jones, for his role as Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express and for his role as Edward Bloom in Big Fish. He won a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, an Emmy Award, and a BAFTA Award. He was also the voice of Finis Everglot in Tim Burton's Corpse Bride.
Personal life[change | change source]
Finney was born in Salford, Greater Manchester, England on 9 May 1938. He was educated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Finney married Jane Wenham from 1957 to 1961. Finney married Anouk Aimée from 1970 to 1978. He married Pene Delmage in 2006. He had a son, Simon.
References[change | change source]
- "L'acteur britannique Albert Finney, qui a incarné Hercule Poirot, est mort" [British actor Albert Finney, who played Hercule Poirot, is dead]. culturebox.francetvinfo.fr (in French). Paris: culturebox.francetvinfo.fr and AFP. 8 February 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
- Awards for Albert Finney on IMDb
- "Albert Finney Biography". filmreference. 2008. Archived from the original on 26 December 2008. Retrieved 22 January 2009.
- Eden, Richard (15 May 2011). "Film star Albert Finney won't let cancer grind him down". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- Taylor, Paul (30 November 2012). "Actor Albert Finney - son of Salford - loves to come home". Manchester Evening News. manchestereveningnews.co.uk. Retrieved 2 April 2013.
- "Actor Albert Finney dies aged 82". BBC News. 8 February 2019.
- Cowell, Alan (8 February 2019). "Albert Finney, 'Angry Young Man' Who Became a Hollywood Star, Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved 8 February 2019.
- "Revealed: secret list of 300 who scorned honours", The Sunday Times, 21 December 2003
Other websites[change | change source]
- Albert Finney at the Internet Broadway Database
- Albert Finney on IMDb
- Albert Finney at the TCM Movie Database