Albert Finney is an English actor who, riding on his successful acting in Shakespearean plays, entered the film industry with his debut film 'The Entertainer' (1960). That year, he appeared in one of his most successful movies, 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning', for which he earned several awards including a 'BAFTA'.
Some of his other notable roles came in successful films such as 'Tom Jones' (1963), 'Two for the Road'(1967), 'Scrooge' (1970), 'Annie' (1982), 'Murder on the Orient Express' (1974), 'The Dresser' (1983), 'Under the Volcano' (1984), 'Miller's Crossing' (1990) and 'Erin Brockovich' (2000), and the television movie 'The Gathering Storm' (2002), in which he played Winston Churchill. These roles bagged him several 'BAFTA', 'Golden Globe', 'Emmy' and 'Screen Actors Guild Awards', as well as nominations for five 'Academy Awards' including four in the 'Best Actor' category.
His later filmography includes movies like 'Big Fish' (2003), 'The Bourne Ultimatum' (2007), 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead' (2007), 'The Bourne Legacy' (2012), and 'Skyfall' (2012). On television, he appeared on shows like 'Emergency Ward 10' (1959), 'The Green Man' (1990), 'Karaoke' (1996), 'Cold Lazarus' (1996), 'Nostromo' (1997), and 'Uncle Silas' (2001-03), and telefilms like 'The Image' and 'A Rather English Marriage'.