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Albert Finney

English actor

Albert Finney (born May 9, 1938) is a British movie, television, voice, and stage actor. His career lasted 60 years.

Albert Finney
Albert Finney 1966.jpg
Albert Finney in 1966
Born (1936-05-09) May 9, 1936 (age 82)
Salford, Lancashire, England, U.K.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
EducationThe Tootal Drive Primary School
Alma materThe Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Years active1958–present
Known forTom Jones in Tom Jones
Spouse(s)Jane Wenham
(1957–1961; divorced),
Anouk Aimée
(1970–1978; divorced),
Pene Delmage
ChildrenSimon Finney
AwardsGolden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Emmy Award, BAFTA Award

He was nominated 4 times for a Academy Award. He is mostly known for his role in Tom Jones and for his role as Edward Bloom in Big Fish. He won a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Emmy Award, and a BAFTA Award. He was also the voice of Finis Everglot in Tim Burton's Corpse Bride.

Personal lifeEdit

Finney was born in Salford, Lancashire, England on May 9, 1938.[1] He was educated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

He was married to Jane Wenham from 1957 until they divorced in 1961. Then he was married to Anouk Aimée from 1970 until they divorced in 1978. He has been married to Pene Delmage since 2006. He has a son Simon by his first wife Jane Wenham. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

In May 2011, Finney said that he had been receiving treatment for kidney cancer.[2][3]


  1. "Albert Finney Biography". filmreference. 2008. Archived from the original on 26 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-22.
  2. Eden, Richard (15 May 2011). "Film star Albert Finney won't let cancer grind him down". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
  3. Taylor, Paul (30 November 2012). "Actor Albert Finney - son of Salford - loves to come home". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 2013-04-02.

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