Magazine article Screen International

British Actor Albert Finney Dies Aged 82

Magazine article Screen International

British Actor Albert Finney Dies Aged 82

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Finney died after a short illness, according a family spokesman.

British actor Albert Finney has died aged 82 after a short illness.

In a statement, Finney’s family said that he “passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side.”

Finney began his career in the Royal Shakespeare Company before breaking into film with the lead role in Karel Reisz’s critically acclaimed Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.

Among his other memorable roles were Tom Jones, asHercule Poirot in Murder On The Orient Express, The Dresser, Under The Volcano, Erin Brockovich, as Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm and Skyfall. …

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