Peter Finch1916 — 1977 Age: 60 years old
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an English-Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor, his fifth Best Actor award from the BAFTA, and a Best Actor award from the Golden Globes. He was the first of two people to win a posthumous Academy Award in an acting category; the other was fellow Australian Heath Ledger. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Finch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Thursday, September 28, 1916, South Kensington, London, England
Friday, January 14, 1977
1952 The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie MenSheriff of Nottingham 1954 Elephant WalkJohn Wiley 1955 The Dark AvengerComte De Ville 1956 The Battle of the River PlateCaptain Langsdorff, "Admiral Graf Spee" 1959 The Nun's StoryDr. Fortunati 1960 KidnappedAlan Breck Stewart 1960 The Trials of Oscar WildeOscar Wilde 1964 First Men in the MoonBailiff's Man 1964 The Pumpkin EaterJake Armitage 1965 The Flight of the PhoenixCapt. Harris 1967 Far from the Madding CrowdWilliam Boldwood 1971 Sunday Bloody SundayDr. Daniel Hirsh 1973 Lost HorizonRichard Conway 1976 NetworkHoward Beale 1976 Raid on EntebbeYitzhak RabinLimited to the 15 most popular items