Peter Finch

Peter Finch

English-Australian actor (1916–1977)
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch was an English-Australian actor of theatre, film and radio. Born in London, he emigrated to Australia as a teenager and was raised in Sydney, where he worked in vaudeville and radio before becoming a star of Australian films.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 28, 1916
HometownSouth Kensington, United Kingdom
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseEletha Barrett (m 1973 - 1977) , Yolande Turner (m 1959 - 1965) , Tamara Tchinarova (m 1943 - 1959)
ChildrenCharles Finch
ParentsAlicia Gladys Fisher , George Finch , Wentworth Edward Dallas "Jock" Campbell

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1978British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorNetworkWinner
1977Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaNetworkWinner
1977Academy AwardActor in a Leading RoleNetworkWinner
1972British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorSunday Bloody SundayWinner
1972Academy AwardActorSunday Bloody SundayNominated