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Albert Finney
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Albert Finney in 1966
Born (1936-05-09)9 May 1936
Died 7 February 2019(2019-02-07) (aged 82)
London, England
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Education The Tootal Drive Primary School
Alma mater The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Actor
Years active 1956–2012
Known for Tom Jones in Tom Jones
Spouse(s) Jane Wenham
(1957–1961; divorced),
Anouk Aimée
(1970–1978; divorced),
Pene Delmage
(2006–2019; his death)
Children Simon Finney
Awards Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Emmy Award, BAFTA Award

Albert Finney (9 May 1936 – 7 February 2019) was a British movie, television, voice, and stage actor. His career lasted 60 years.

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 life

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

He was married to Jane Wenham from 1975 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.

On 7 February 2019, Finney died following a short illness.

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