Albert Finney stood for more than 50 years in front of the camera

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Whether as Winston Churchill, Pope Paul II, or Agatha Christie’s master detective Hercule Poirot in “murder on the Orient Express”: The Brit Albert Finney put it in his over 50 years long career, a range like no other actor of the day. At the age of 82 years, Finney has died from the effects of a short, serious disease, such as, among other things, the U.S.-page “Variety” reported.

His career Finney began at the end of the 50s, the last time he was in the “Bond”Blockbuster “Skyfall” (2012) to see to the side of Daniel Craig. His breakthrough he had in 1963 in the movie “Tom Jones” in the role of the title character in “Erin Brockovich”, two of the “Bourne”movies or Tim Burton’s “Big Fish” he played, to name just a few memorable Parts. Five Times Finney was also nominated for an Oscar, has received him.

it has not been Annoyed that, under certain circumstances, but. Because although he worked as an actor and so inevitably in the spotlight, the focus of the Public, he never wanted to be. So he is supposed to have once refused even the title role in “Lawrence of Arabia” because of him “ready for stardom fear”. And also the knight would he hit in the year 2000.