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Albert Finney

Actor
Male
Born May 9, 1936
Age 80
Hometown Salford
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater RADA
Other Names Albie
Eye Color Blue

Albert Finney is an English actor. He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, and has maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television.

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1936 Birth Born in 1936.

TWENTIES

1958 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Finney graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. 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.
1959 23 Years Old Then in 1959 he appeared at Stratford in Coriolanus, replacing a sick Laurence Olivier (as Coriolanus). … Read More
1963 27 Years Old 1 More Event
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. … Read More

THIRTIES

1970 34 Years Old From 1970 to 1978, he was married to French actress Anouk Aimée.
1974 38 Years Old 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. … Read More

FIFTIES

1986 50 Years Old …  He won an Olivier Award for Orphans in 1986 and has won three Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Best Actor.

LATE ADULTHOOD

2002 66 Years Old In 2002 his critically acclaimed portrayal of Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm won him BAFTA and Emmy awards as Best Actor. … Read More
2011 75 Years Old In May 2011, Finney disclosed that he had been receiving treatment for kidney cancer. … Read More
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