Peter Finch

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Peter Finch
Peter Finch 2.jpg
from Passage Home (1955)
Născut(ă) Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch
28 septembrie 1916(1916-09-28)
South Kensington, London, England
Deces 14 ianuarie 1977 (60 de ani)
Beverly Hills, California. U.S.
Ocupație Actor
Ani de activitate 1934–1977
Soț(ie) Tamara Tchinarova (1943–59) 1 child
Yolande Turner (1959–65) 2 children
Eletha Barrett (1973–77) (his death) 1 child
Copii Charles Finch
Samantha Finch
Anita Finch
Diana Finch
Premii Best Actor
1976 Network

Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (n. 28 septembrie 1916 – d. 14 ianuarie 1977) a fost un actor australian de origine britanică[1][2] și care a trăit și a activat majoritatea timpului în Statele Unite ale Americii.

Pentru rolul său memorabil din filmul Network, în care a interpretat personajul Howard Beale, un anchor de televiziune sătul de minciunile din industria de știri, a primit Premiul Oscar (post mortem), pentru cel mai bun actor al anului 1976. Pentru același, Finch a mai primit și cel de-al cincilea Premiu BAFTA, respectiv Premiul Golden Globes. Peter Finch a fost primul din cei actori care un Premiu Academy Award post-mortem într-o categorie de actorie, celălat fiind un alt australian, Heath Ledger.

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An Film Rol Note
1935 The Magic Shoes Prince Charming A short film, now considered lost, although some stills exist at Australia's National Film and Sound Archive.[3]
1938 Dad and Dave Come to Town Bill Ryan Finch only has one scene of note, acting opposite Bert Bailey. A copy of the scene is available at Australian Screen Online.
1939 Mr. Chedworth Steps Out Arthur Jacobs A clip of Finch acting opposite Cecil Kellaway is available at Australian Screen Online
1941 The Power and the Glory Frank Miller
1941 While There is Still Time Jim A propaganda short film made for the Australian government during World War II.
1943 South West Pacific Jim A propaganda short film made for the Australian government during World War II.
1944 The Rats of Tobruk Peter Linton A clip of Finch's death scene is available at Australian Screen Online
Red Sky at Morning Michael This is considered a lost film.
Jungle Patrol Narrator Documentary made for the Australian government during World War II.
1945 Sons of the Anzacs Narrator Documentary about the Australian army during World War II.[4]
1946 A Son Is Born Paul Graham
Indonesia Calling Narration
1949 Train of Events Philip (segment The Actor)
Eureka Stockade Humffray Australian movie made before he left for England
Primitive Peoples Narrator, camera assistant Three-part documentary about the people of Arnhem Land
1950 The Miniver Story Polish officer First Hollywood-financed film
The Wooden Horse Australian in Hospital
1952 The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men Sheriff of Nottingham
1953 The Heart of the Matter Father Rank
The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan Richard D'Oyly Carte
1954 Father Brown Flambeau
Elephant Walk John Wiley First Hollywood movie. He was originally to co-star with Vivien Leigh but she had a nervous breakdown and was replaced by Elizabeth Taylor.
Make Me an Offer Charlie
The Queen in Australia Narrator Australian documentary
1955 Josephine and Men David Hewer
Passage Home Captain Lucky Ryland
Simon and Laura Simon Foster
The Dark Avenger Comte De Ville He stars opposite fellow Australian Errol Flynn.
1956 The Battle of the River Plate Capt. Langsdorff, Admiral Graf Spee
A Town Like Alice Joe Harman BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
1957 Windom's Way Alec Windom Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
Robbery Under Arms Captain Starlight
The Shiralee Jim Macauley Clips from the film are available at Australian Screen Online
1959 The Nun's Story Dr. Fortunati Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
Operation Amsterdam Jan Smit
1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
Moscow International Film Festival Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role[5]
Kidnapped Alan Breck Stewart
The Day Co-wrote and directed award-winning short film.
1961 No Love for Johnnie Johnnie Byrne BAFTA Award for Best British Actor
Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 11th Berlin International Film Festival.[6]
The Sins of Rachel Cade Colonel Henry Derode
1962 I Thank a Fool Stephen Dane
1963 In the Cool of the Day Murray Logan
1964 First Men in the Moon Bailiff's man Finch plays an uncredited cameo in this film. He was visiting the set when the actor who was supposed to play the part failed to show up.
Girl with Green Eyes Eugene Gaillard
The Pumpkin Eater Jake Armitage
1965 The Flight of the Phoenix Capt. Harris
1966 10:30 P.M. Summer Paul
Judith Aaron Stein
1967 Come Spy with Me Cameo appearance uncredited
Far from the Madding Crowd William Boldwood National Board of Review Award for Best Actor
1968 The Legend of Lylah Clare Lewis Zarken
1969 The Greatest Mother of Them All Sean Howard
The Red Tent General Umberto Nobile
1971 Sunday Bloody Sunday Dr. Daniel Hirsh BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1972 Something to Hide Harry Field
1973 England Made Me Erich Krogh
Bequest to the Nation Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson
Lost Horizon Richard Conway
1974 The Abdication Cardinal Azzolino
1976 Network Howard Beale Academy Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
1977 Raid on Entebbe Yitzhak Rabin TV movie
Nominated – Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor – Miniseries or a Movie

Referințe și note[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ Obituary Variety, 19 January 1977, p. 94.
  2. ^ Finch, Frederick George Peter Ingle (1916–1977)”. Australian Dictionary of Biography Online Edition. adb.online.anu.edu.au. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A140174b.htm. Accesat la 27 iulie 2008. 
  3. ^ 'Lost Treasure Trove' at AFC Archive
  4. ^ "Sons of the Anzacs".”. The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954) (Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia): p. 9. 10 februarie 1945. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26053483. Accesat la 11 februarie 2012. 
  5. ^ 2nd Moscow International Film Festival (1961)”. MIFF. http://www.moscowfilmfestival.ru/miff34/eng/archives/?year=1961. Accesat la 4 noiembrie 2012. 
  6. ^ Berlinale 1961: Prize Winners”. berlinale.de. http://www.berlinale.de/en/archiv/jahresarchive/1961/03_preistr_ger_1961/03_Preistraeger_1961.html. Accesat la 23 ianuarie 2010. 

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