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Albert Finney

Read through the most famous quotes from Albert Finney

I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.

— Albert Finney

#characters #each #film #got #haven

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.

— Albert Finney

#come #day #did #done #film

All we did in Alabama was have a read through with the script, but there was, 'No, well, it needs more. You've got to do this, Albert. You've got to do that, Jessica.' It didn't feel like that at all.

— Albert Finney

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He tells you stories, but then, after a while, when you want more, he doesn't give you more. He insists on this old elaboration, the old stories that never changes.

— Albert Finney

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I don't enter, I'm entered. It's up to someone else. It's up to them.

— Albert Finney

#enter #entered #i #someone #them

I like playing accents, and doing things like that, it was fun. It was fun.

— Albert Finney

#doing #fun #i #like #playing

I think that I'm busy in the present, and I don't want to go back. Well, there's been an unauthorized biography, and you can't stop them. It didn't worry me.

— Albert Finney

#been #biography #busy #go #i

I was in London. It's a long way to go for a very long party, sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink. It's a waste of time.

— Albert Finney

#drink #go #having #hours #i

I'm doing another Churchill. I did a Churchill for HBO and that was up to 1939 and there's talk of the war years. They were going to do it this fall, but the script wasn't going to be ready.

— Albert Finney

#churchill #did #doing #fall #going

I don't think that we necessarily lie. I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else. I don't tell tall tales. I always tell the truth.

— Albert Finney

#else #i #i always #lie #living

About Albert Finney

Did you know about Albert Finney?

After Charlie Bubbles (1968) which he also directed his film appearances became less frequent as he focused more on acting on stage. He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Made for TV Movie for his performance as Winston Churchill in HBO's The Gathering Storm. This led to a series of "Angry Young Man" roles in kitchen sink dramas before he starred in the Academy Award-winning 1963 film Tom Jones.

Beginning in the theatre Finney was especially successful in plays by William Shakespeare before he switched to films. A recipient of BAFTA Golden Globe Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Awards Finney has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor four times for Tom Jones (1963) Murder on the Orient Express (1974) The Dresser (1983) and Under the Volcano (1984); and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Erin Brockovich (2000).

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