Albert Finney was an English actor who worked in film, TV and theatre. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and worked in the theatre before getting fame on screen in the early 1960s. His first film was The Entertainer (1960), directed by Tony Richardson, who had previously directed him in the theatre. He maintained a successful career in theatre, film and television.
How was his Early life and career?
Born in Pendleton, Salford England he graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After graduation, he became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He made his first theatre in London in 1958. He played a part in Charles Laughton’s directorial The Party. His first Film debut was in 1960 in the movie The Entertainer. His important movies that gave him a break can be said to be Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Tom Jones and Charlie Bubbles. He also entered the television area next and focused on theatre and made films a little rarely. His television productions are The Green Man, A Rather English Marriage, Karaoke and Cold Lazarus. During these times his most famous play was based on Agatha Christie’s novels and he portrayed Hercule Poirot. He acted in other plays also like Much Ado About Nothing.
He was nominated for the Oscars many times but was not awarded. Nominated 4 times for Academy Award for Best Actor. He has had 13 BAFTA nomination in which he won two. He won the Oliver Award for his theatre work in Orphans, a Golden Laurel for his work on Scrooge. He has won a lot of other awards.
In May 2011, Finney disclosed that he had been receiving treatment for kidney cancer. Moreover, finney died from a chest infection on 7 February 2019, at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Brompton, London, at the age of 82.
How much is his Net Worth in 2020?
Albert Finney had a net worth of $10 million dollars at the time of his death in 2019.He has earned this fortune through roles in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Tom Jones, Two for the Road, Scrooge, Annie, The Dresser, Miller’s Crossing, A Man of No Importance, Erin Brockovich, Big Fish, The Bourne Ultimatum, Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead, The Bourne Legacy, and the James Bond film.