Peter Finch

Peter Finch

English-Australian actor (1916–1977)
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch was an English-born Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 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.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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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Shattered
Shattered
1h 40min
1975
England Made Me
England Made Me
PG
1h 40min
1973
The Trials of Oscar Wilde
The Trials of Oscar Wilde
PG
2h 3min
1960
Robbery Under Arms
Robbery Under Arms
1h 23min
1975
Pursuit of the Graf Spee
Pursuit of the Graf Spee
1h 59min
1976
The Shiralee
The Shiralee
1h 39min
1957
Passage Home
Passage Home
1h 42min
1955
Passage Home
Passage Home
1h 42min
1956
The Queen in Australia
The Queen in Australia
1h 8min
1954
Network
Network
R
1h 56min
1976
The Nelson Affair
The Nelson Affair
PG
1h 58min
1973
Lost Horizon
Lost Horizon
G
2h 23min
1973
Sunday, Bloody Sunday
Sunday, Bloody Sunday
R
1h 50min
1971
The Red Tent
The Red Tent
G
2h 40min
1971
The Legend of Lylah Clare
The Legend of Lylah Clare
R
2h 10min
1968
Far From the Madding Crowd
Far From the Madding Crowd
PG
2h 49min
1967
10:30 P.M. Summer
10:30 P.M. Summer
1h 25min
1966
Judith
Judith
1h 49min
1966
The Flight of the Phoenix
The Flight of the Phoenix
2h 27min
1965
Girl With Green Eyes
Girl With Green Eyes
1h 31min
1964
The Pumpkin Eater
The Pumpkin Eater
1h 50min
1964
In the Cool of the Day
In the Cool of the Day
1h 29min
1963
I Thank a Fool
I Thank a Fool
1h 40min
1962
No Love for Johnnie
No Love for Johnnie
1h 50min
1961
The Sins of Rachel Cade
The Sins of Rachel Cade
2h 4min
1961
Kidnapped
Kidnapped
PG
1h 34min
1960
The Nun's Story
The Nun's Story
2h 29min
1959

AWARDS

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