Albert Finney in Erin Brockovich | 2000
Clip Name: Rejecting the Settlement Offer
About this actor
Albert Finney (born 9 May 1936) is an English actor. He achieved prominence in films in the early 1960s, and has maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television. A recipient of BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards, Finney has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor four times, for Tom Jones (1963), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Dresser (1983), and Under the Volcano (1984); and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). Finney was born in Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, to Alice Hobson and Albert Finney, Sr., a bookmaker. He was educated at Tootal Drive Primary School, Salford Grammar School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He has a son by his first wife, Jane Wenham: Simon, who works in the film business as a camera operator. From 1970 to 1978 he was married to French actress Anouk Aimée. Finney is close friends with his one time classmate Peter O'Toole. He is...