Albert Finney a Oscar nominated British actor died age 82 after a short illness on 07 Feb 2019.
“Albert Finney, aged 82, passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side.” said a family spokesman.
“The family request privacy at this sad time.”
He began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company before making a switch to film.
Albert Finney was a five-time Oscar nominee, four times for a best actor Oscar and one time for best supporting actor category, but has never won any.
Academy Award for Best Actor
- Tom Jones (1963)
- Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
- The Dresser (1983)
- Under the Volcano (1984)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Erin Brockovich (2000)
In 1957, Albert Finney married Jane Wenham, and they had a son, Simon Finney. However the couple divorced just five years later in 1961.
in 1970, Albert Finney married Anouk Aimée but divorced in 1978.
In 2006, Albert Finney married Pene Delmage.
In 2011, Albert Finney disclosed that he had been suffering from kidney cancer.
Albert Finney is mostly known for his role in the films Tom Jones and Big Fish. He was also voiced in Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride.
Albert Finney’s other memorable roles include Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm.
Albert Finney also played the title role in Scrooge and Daddy Warbucks in Annie.
In Albert Finney last film, he played as Mr Kincade in the James Bond film Skyfall.