Albert Finney Overview

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Born: May 09, 1936

A 1955 graduate of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, Finney began in English theater at a time when young working-class actors were seething with rage at the social structure and the broken promises of the prewar years. His first role as a hostile, hard-drinking working stiff in the 1960 film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning was the first in a career filled with versatile parts. That is to say, no two Finney performances are exactly alike. Stardom and an Oscar nomination came in 1963 with... See All


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