Actor, Albert Finney, was born on May 9, 1936 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Finney died at the age of 82 on Feb 7, 2019 in London, England .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Finney was nominated for five Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1963||Best Actor||Tom Jones (1963)||Tom Jones||Nominated|
|1974||Best Actor||Murder on the Orient Express (1974)||Hercule Poirot||Nominated|
|1983||Best Actor||The Dresser (1983)||Sir||Nominated|
|1984||Best Actor||Under the Volcano (1984)||Geoffrey Firmin||Nominated|
|2000||Best Supporting Actor||Erin Brockovich (2000)||Ed Masry||Nominated|
Hunts Wolfen in NYCBy Rick29 on May 6, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
and friend. For years, I felt an irresistible impulse to indulge in 's two 1980 horror/sci fi films whenever they were available. I finally got over the urge to watch Looker after reviewing it for this blog a few years ago. It's a terrible movie and I think that documenti... Read full article
New from Warner Archive: Goes Psycho in Night Must Fall (1964)By KC on Nov 17, 2014 From Classic Movies
Coming as it did after 's lively turn in Tom Jones (1963), it's not shocking that the actor's darker role in the bleak Night Must Fall (1964) did not make a big splash upon its original release. In fact, the contrast must have been quite startling for audiences. Finney was a bit too goo... Read full article
Hollywood?s Greatest: Then and Now ? Part 3By Josh Kaye on Aug 22, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Where Is He Now? After being relatively quiet for most of the 90′s, Finney entered 2000 with a bang in the Steven Soderbergh directed film Erin Brockovich. Playing the role of Ed Masry, Finney would win several Critics Awards for Best Supporting Actor while also gathering nominations for an Ac... Read full article
Hollywood?s Greatest: Then and Now ? Part 2By Josh Kaye on Aug 21, 2012 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Nominated for five Academy Awards, was born May 9, 1936 to Alice Hobson and , Sr. in Salford, Greater Manchester. Finney received his education at Tootal Drive Primary School, Salford Grammar School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After he graduated the Royal Academ... Read full article
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Jack: I'm just going to press shop, I'm on days now.
Arthur Seaton: I thought you might be coming to see me.
Jack: There's no need of that is there?
Arthur Seaton: In't there. Haven't you thought them squaddies had killed me.
Jack: I don't know what you're talking about.
Arthur Seaton: That's the sort of bloke you are, in't it, till you get bashed in the face then you squeel like a stuck pig.
Jack: You caused a lot of trouble between me and Brenda, you can't deny it either, it weren't right.
Arthur Seaton: You don't have to tell me what's right and what's not. How's Brenda anyway?
Mark Wallace: [Joanna has returned from an affair] Hello.
Joanna Wallace: Hello.
Mark Wallace: Well?
Joanna Wallace: [softly, on the verge of tears] I'm back.
Mark Wallace: Enjoy yourself?
Joanna Wallace: [nods] Yes, thank you. But I *missed* you.
[Mark sarcastically rolls his eyes, not believing her]
Joanna Wallace: But I *did*.
Mark Wallace: Why?
Joanna Wallace: Because he's so serious.
Mark Wallace: I thought you liked people who were serious.
Joanna Wallace: But he's *so* serious.
Mark Wallace: Well, I'd better make some funny faces...
Joanna Wallace: [softly] You don't need to make funny faces.
[Mark gives no response]
Joanna Wallace: Mark, I'm back!
Mark Wallace: You humiliated me. You humiliate me... and then you come back.
Joanna Wallace: [nods tearfully] That's right.
Mark Wallace: Thank God!
[he hugs her and they tearfully kiss]
Brenda: Hey Arthur, what a time we had last night.
Arthur Seaton: It seems years... aye you're lovely Brenda.
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