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Who is Albert Finney?
Albert Finney is an English actor. Beginning in the theatre, Finney was especially successful in plays by William Shakespeare before he switched to films. He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, his debut being The Entertainer, directed by Tony Richardson, who had directed him in theatre plays various times before. He became a leading Free Cinema figure, and has maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television. He is known for his roles in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Tom Jones,The Dresser, Miller's Crossing, Big Fish, The Bourne Ultimatum, Annie, and, in 2012, The Bourne Legacy and the James Bond film, Skyfall.
- also known as Albie
- born on (79 years ago) in Salford, Greater Manchester, child of Albert Finney, Sr. and Alice Hobson
- ethnicity: English people
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Actor, film producer, singer, film director, voice actor
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The Coen Brothers (2006)
Interviews by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, William Rodney Allen
q: Albert Finney is a last-minute choice . . . joel: The part had been written for Trey Wilson, who died just before the beginning of shooting. We had to ...
The Best Films of Our Years (2007)
by M. Owen Lee
Albert Finney is a forced, unamusing Hercule Poirot, but everything else about this deluxe Agatha Christie romp is firstrate.
Dictionary of Films (1972)
by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris
Albert Finney makes a perfect Tom Jones and Walter Lassally's images in muted colors are excellent. TONI France 1934. Dir Jean Renoir Seen Carl Einstein, Jean Renoir from an idea by J. Levert Photog Claude Renoir Art Dir Bourelly Mus ...
by Lynnea Chapman King
com, December 28, 2012; Paul Taylor, “ Actor Albert Finney—Son of Salford—Loves to Come Home,” Manchester Evening ...
An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare
Albert Finney and Julia Roberts in a scene from the film Erin Brockovich, which won Roberts an Oscar for Best Actress in 2001. (AFP/Getty Images) Brockovich invests herself emotionally in the case and will not let the firm's legal team turn ...
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
—playing opposite Albert Finney. Yes, it's a gay marriage story.
by Thomas Nordegren
Albert Finney stars as the booze-besotted former ...
by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White
Cast: Albert Finney (Arthur Seaton), Shirley Anne Field (Doreen), Rachel Roberts (Brenda), Hylda Baker (Aunt Ada), Norman Rossington (Bert).] Synopsis: A rebellious, worker juggles relationships with two women, one hard-living factory of ...
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