Frank Finlay

Profession: Actor
Frank Finlay
Real name: Francis Finlay
Birthdate: August 06, 1926
Date of death: January 30, 2016
Age: 89 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Leo


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Frank Finlay Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED


 - Best actor on TV WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor TV - Drama NOMINATED
 - Most Promising Newcomer to Film NOMINATED

San Sebastián Film Festival

 - Silver Shell - Best Actor WINNER
Francis Finlay, better known as Frank Finlay, was an British Actor. He has won an BAFTA Awards and an San Sebastián International Film Festival. He's known for The Pianist (2002), The Statement (2003) and The Key (1983).

All Movies of Frank Finlay

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  • Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (TV)
    Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, a...
    Character:  Arnold Tennison 2 episodes, 2006
    United Kingdom  2006
  • Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (TV)
    Helen Mirren (Calendar Girls, Gosford Park) is back as Inspector Jane Tennison in an eagerly awaited new episode of the Emmy award-winning series Prime Suspect on ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre. It's been seven years since Tenniso...
    United Kingdom  2003
  • The Lost Prince (TV Miniseries)
    1910. One dynasty holds sway over the most powerful nations of the world, at its heart is the British Monarchy, and it's youngest member, Prince Johnnie. A loving, insightful and humorous child, Johnnie is witness to some of the m...
    Character: Asquith
    United Kingdom  2003
  • The Statement
    Set in modern-day France, The Statement is the story of Pierre Brossard (Michael Caine) who, as a young man during World War II, committed a heinous crime. Brossard has never been brought to trial and has lived a peaceful and anon...
    Character: Comisario Vionnet
    Canada  France  United Kingdom  2003
  • The Pianist
    The film is adapted from the autobiography of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew who detailed his survival during World War II. A composer and a pianist, he played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwaves before Nazi art...
    Character: El Padre
    France  2002
  • Longitude (TV Miniseries)
    In the 18th century, the only way to navigate accurately at sea was to follow a coastline all the way, which would not get you from Europe to the West Indies or the Americas. Observing the sun or stars would give you the latitude,...
    Character: Adm. Wagner
    United Kingdom  2000
  • The Sins (TV Miniseries)
    A seven-part serio-comic drama set amongst London's criminal fraternity, with each episode taking as its loose theme one of the seven deadly sins. After four years in prison Len Green is released. With the support of his wife and ...
    United Kingdom  2000
  • Dreaming of Joseph Lees
    Somerset, 1958. Eva enters adulthood with good humor, keeping house for her absent-minded father, letting her younger sister Janie in on the secrets of growing up, working at a furniture factory, and dreaming of Joseph Lees, her s...
    Character: Father
    United States  1999
  • Stiff Upper Lips
    This irresistibly sexy comedy tells the outrageous story of a beautiful girl and her unlikely romantic awakening! Pretty young Emily has just reached the ripe old marrying age of 22, and her obnoxious family has already matched he...
    United Kingdom  1997
  • Romance and Rejection
    A classic British relationship movie set against the backdrop of contempory London. Mike is a broke but talented composer in search of true love. The question is, how to find it in a modern world that is seemingly packed with flak...
    United Kingdom  1997
  • For My Baby
    A young Austrian comedian struggles with the nightmare of his past and a dead sister who refuses to die by laying claim to his soul.
    Netherlands (Holland)  1997
  • Sparrow
    Catania, Sicilia 1864. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to avoid contamination. Here she finds a difficult situation, in fact her stepmother a...
    Character: Father Nunzio
    Italy  1993
  • La mansión de Cthulhu
    An aging magician harboring a terrible occult secret and his daughter are taken hostage in their isolated mansion by teenage scumbags need- ing a place to hide out. When the captors refuse to listen to the magician's dire warning ...
    Spain  1992
  • Stalin (TV)
    The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
    Character: Sergei
    United States  1992
  • King of the Wind
    In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a series of adventures with his faithful st...
    United Kingdom  1990
  • The Return of the Musketeers
    It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a...
    United Kingdom  1989
  • Lifeforce
    The Anglo-American space shuttle Churchill rendezvouses with Halley’s Comet. The crew are amazed to find a two-mile long spaceship in the head of the comet and inside it hundreds of human bodies in suspended animation. But the r...
    Character: Dr. Hans Fallada
    United Kingdom  1985
  • Nineteen Nineteen
    Two former patients (Paul Scofield and Maria Schell) of Sigmund Freud meet again and discuss their psychiatric treatment 65 years earlier.
    United Kingdom  1985
  • A Christmas Carol (TV)
    Ebenezer Scrooge is a miser who cares only about making money. He has no friends, has disowned his only living relative - his nephew Fred - and generally treats everyone he meets with an air of contempt. He particularly loathes Ch...
    United Kingdom  1984
  • Sakharov (TV)
    Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize.
    United Kingdom  1984
  • The Ploughman's Lunch
    James Penfield has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War.
    Character: Matthew Fox
    United Kingdom  1983
  • The Key
    Erotic drama about Nino, a man married to a young woman.
    Italy  1983
  • The Return of the Soldier
    Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the front during the First World War shell-shoc...
    United Kingdom  1982
  • The Wild Geese
    A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also criticall...
    Character: Father Geoghagen
    United Kingdom  1978
  • Count Dracula (TV)
    For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects. Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. Harker becomes Dracul...
    United States  1977
  • The Four Musketeers
    D'Artagnan has become a Musketeer. Protestants hold La Rochelle, and the Queen loves Buckingham, who'll soon send ships to support the rebels. Richelieu enlists Rochefort to kidnap Constance, the Queen's go-between and D'Artagnan'...
    Character: Porthos
    United Kingdom  1974
  • Shaft in Africa
    While in Africa, John Shaft is persuaded by threats of physical force, the promise of money, and the lure of a pretty tutor, to assume the identity of a native-speaking itinerant worker in the country. His job is to help break a c...
    United States  1973
  • The Three Musketeers
    Richard Lester's adaptation of The Three Musketeers was only the latest of many when released in 1974, but it arrived with a spirit all its own, one influenced as much by Lester's '60s work as the Alexandre Dumas classic. Even so,...
    United Kingdom  1973
  • Casanova (TV)
    TV Miniseries. 6 episodes. The Italian adventurer and libertine Giovanni Jacopo Casanova lived from 1725 to 1798, but in this six-part series Dennis Potter attempted to find a contemporary relevance through his central themes of s...
    United Kingdom  1971
  • Gumshoe
    Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, and begins engaging others in rapid-fire d...
    United Kingdom  1971
  • Cromwell
    Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the E
    Character: John Carter
    United Kingdom  1970
  • The Molly Maguires
    An expensive box-office flop when released in 1970, The Molly Maguires can now be appreciated as a compelling drama with potent political undertones. The talent involved is first-rate all the way: In addition to the volatile teami...
    Character: Davies
    United States  1969
  • Inspector Clouseau
    A string of robberies has occurred in Britain and it's up to Inspector Clouseau to catch them.
    Character: Supt. Weaver
    United Kingdom  1968
  • Twisted Nerve
    Martin is a troubled young man. With a mother who insists on treating him like a child, a stepfather who can't wait to see the back of him, and a brother with Down's Syndrome shut away in an institution, is it any wonder he retrea...
    Character: Henry Durnley
    United Kingdom  1968
  • Robbery
    Dramatization of the true story of the 1963 British Royal Mail robbery.
    Character: Robinson
    United Kingdom  1967
  • A Study in Terror
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.
    Character: Inspector Lestrade
    United Kingdom  1965
  • Othello
    Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. But Othello's old lieutenant, Iago, doesn't like Othello, and is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and d...
    Character: Iago
    United Kingdom  1965
  • The Comedy Man
    Charles Byrd, known as "Chick", has spent his adult life acting in small repertory companies all over the UK, and he's never had much luck. All too aware that he's no longer young, Chick makes one last stab at finding su
    United Kingdom  1964
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
    A Borstal boy has nothing going for him except the ability to run. He is selected to compete against a public school and starts a training programme, during which he relives his troubled past and plans how to show his contempt for
    United Kingdom  1962