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Peter Finch
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Finch in 1955
Born
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch

(1916-09-28)28 September 1916
South Kensington, London, England
Died 14 January 1977(1977-01-14) (aged 60)
Resting place Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Occupation Actor
Years active 1934–1977
Spouse(s)
Tamara Tchinarova
(m. 1943; div. 1959)

Yolande Turner
(m. 1959; div. 1965)

Eletha Barrett
(m. 1973)
Children 4; including Charles Finch

Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an English-Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor, his fifth Best Actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and a Best Actor award from the Golden Globes.

Finch was the first of two persons to win a posthumous Academy Award in an acting category, both of whom were coincidentally Australian, the other being Heath Ledger.

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