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ALBERT FINNEY BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
 
Albert Finney was born on May 9th, 1936 in Salfrod. Manchester, England to parents Alice Hobson and Albert Finney Sr.  He received his early years education at Tootal Drive Primary School and Salford Grammar School.
 
He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.  He first began his career in the acting industry as a stage performer making his stage debut in, "The Party" (1958).  He was cast in a number of Shakespeare productions and soon began working in the film industry.
 
His film debut was in 1960 in, "The Entertainer" (1960) followed by a role in the film, "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" (1960).  In 1963 he was cast as the lead in, "Tom Jones" which he earned an Oscar nomination for his performance.
 
Also with working as an actor, he also formed a film company called, Memorial films where they would produce theatrical features such as, "Charlie Bubbles" (1967), "Gumshoe" (1971), "Bleak Moments" (1972) and "Law and Disorder" (1974) among others. 
 
Along with working in films he continued to remain working as a stage actor.  In the early 1980's he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Statford-Upon-Avon in  England where he worked for three seasons. 
 
Some of his other starring film roles were in, "Murder on the Orient Express" (1974) and two musical films, "Scrooge" (1970) and "Annie" (1982). 
 
Albert Finney has married three times throughout his lifetime.  His first wife was Jane Wenham whom he wed in 1957 and they had one child before, Simon. The marriage ended in 1961.  His second time to marry was to Anouk Aimee in 1970 and they stayed together for eight years. He then married his present wife, Pene Delmage in 2006.  
 
Finney has received a number of honors throughout his entertainment career such as the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1987 for Best Actor in a new play, "Orphans".  He was also awarded a BAFTA and Emmy for Best Actor for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in, "The Gathering Storm".  He has also won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Performance by a Male Actor in a supporting role for, "Erin Brockovich" (2000) and for his role in the film, "Traffic" (2000). 
 
Albert Finney continues to work in the industry with his latest role scheduled to release 2011 in, "The Rivals". 

 
Filmography

2011 The Rivals
2012 The Bourne Legacy
2008 Munich the Documentary
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead 
2007 The Bourne Ultimatum 
2006 Amazing Grace 
2006 A Good Year
2005 Corpse Bride
2005 Aspects of Love
2004 Ocean's Twelve 
2003 Big Fish 
2001-2003 My Uncle Silas
2003 My Uncle Silas II 
2002 The Gathering Storm
2001 Delivering Milo
2001 Hemingway, the Hunter of Death
2000 Traffic 
2000 Erin Brockovich 
1999 Simpatico 
1999 Breakfast of Champions 
1998 A Rather English Marriage 
1997 Washington Square 
1996 Cold Lazarus 
1996 Karaoke
1996 Nostromo
1995 The Run of the Country
1994 A Man of No Importance
1994 The Browning Version
1992 Rich in Love 
1992 The Playboys
1990 The Green Man 
1990 Miller's Crossing
1990 The Endless Game
1990 The Image
1987 Orphans 
1987 A Simple Man 
1984 The Biko Inquest 
1984 Under the Volcano
1984 Pope John Paul II
1983 The Dresser 
1982 Annie 
1982 Shoot the Moon 
1981 Looker 
1981 Wolfen 
1981 Loophole 
1977 The Duellists 
1976 Alpha Beta 
1975 The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother 
1974 Murder on the Orient Express 
1971 Gumshoe 
1970 Scrooge 
1969 The Picasso Summer 
1967 Charlie Bubbles 
1967 Two for the Road 
1964 Night Must Fall 
1963 The Victors 
1963 Tom Jones 
1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 
1960 The Entertainer 
1959 Emergency-Ward 10
1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream
1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre
1957 The Claverdon Road Job
1956 She Stoops to Conquer 





Matinee Classics - Murder on the Orient Express starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts, Richard Widmark, Michael York and Colin Blakely
Matinee Classics - Night Must Fall starring Albert Finney, Mona Washbourne, Susan Hampshire, Sheila Hancock, Michael Medwin, Joe Gladwin, Martin Wyldeck and John Gill
Matinee Classics - Ocean's 12 starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Vincent Cassel, Elliott Gould, Casey Affleck, Scott Caan, Eddie Jemison, Shaobo Qin, Carl Reiner, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Albert Finney, Eddie Izzard, Jeroen Krabbe, Bruce Willis, Cherry Jones, Robbie Coltrane, Topher Grace, Candice Azzara, erry Weintraub, Mini Anden and Jared Harris


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