Peter Finch

Peter Finch
1916 - 1977

Peter Finch  English Actor

Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an English-born Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as "crazed" television anchorman Howard Beale in the film Network, which earned him a posthumous Ac...

Confirmed Relationships5
Longest Relationship17 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length7 yrs
Rumored Relationships2
First Name Peter
Last Name Finch
Full Name at Birth Frederick George Peter Ingle-Finch
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th September, 1916
Birthplace South Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
Died 14th January, 1977
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 5' 9" (175 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
High School North Sydney Intermediate High School, North Sydney, New South Wales,Australia
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
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Year(s) Active 1934–1977
Father Wentworth Edward Dallas "Jock" Campbell (Biological Father), George Finch (step father)
Mother Alicia Gladys Fisher
Family Member Laura Finch (grandmother)
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Peter Finch60 LibraActor
Eletha Finch-Personality
Shirley Bassey79 CapricornSinger
Yolande Turner67 SagittariusActress
Vivien Leigh53 ScorpioActress
Tamara Tchinarova97
Kay Kendall33 TaurusActress
Mai Zetterling68 GeminiActress


Charles Peter George Thomas
Male15th August, 196253 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Network1976 Howard Beale Movie
Something to Hide1976 Harry Field Movie
Raid on Entebbe1976 Yitzhak Rabin TV Movie
The Abdication1974 Cardinal Azzolino Movie
England Made Me1973 Erich Krogh Movie
Lost Horizon1973 Richard Conway Movie
The Nelson Affair1973 Adm. Lord Horatio Nelson Movie
Sunday Bloody Sunday1971 Dr. Daniel Hirsh Movie
The Red Tent1969 Gen. Umberto Nobile Movie
The Greatest Mother of Them All1969 Sean Howard Short Film
The Legend of Lylah Clare1968 Lewis Zarken Movie
Come Spy with Me1967 Cameo Appearance (uncredited) Movie
Far from the Madding Crowd1967 William Boldwood Movie
10:30 P.M. Summer1966 Paul Movie
Judith1966 Aaron Stein Movie
The Flight of the Phoenix1965 Captain Harris Movie
First Men in the Moon1964 Bailiff's Man (uncredited) Movie
Girl with Green Eyes1964 Eugene Gaillard Movie
The Pumpkin Eater1964 Jake Armitage Movie
In the Cool of the Day1963 Murray Logan Movie
I Thank a Fool1962 Stephen Dane Movie
The Sins of Rachel Cade1961 Colonel Henry Derode Movie
No Love for Johnnie1961 Johnnie Byrne Movie
Kidnapped1960 Alan Breck Stewart Movie
The Trials of Oscar Wilde1960 Oscar Wilde Movie
Operation Amsterdam1959 Jan Smit Movie
The Nun's Story1959 Dr. Fortunati Movie
Robbery Under Arms1957 Captain Starlight Movie
The Shiralee1957 Jim Macauley Movie
Windom's Way1957 Alec Windom Movie
A Town Like Alice1956 Joe Harman Movie
Pursuit of the Graf Spee1956 Captain Langsdorff 'Admiral Graf Spee' Movie
Simon and Laura1955 Simon Foster Movie
The Dark Avenger1955 Comte De Ville Movie
Josephine and Men1955 David Hewer Movie
Passage Home1955 Captain Lucky Ryland Movie
Elephant Walk1954 John Wiley Movie
The Detective1954 Gustave Flambeau Movie
Make Me an Offer1954 Charlie Movie
Gilbert and Sullivan1953 Richard D'Oyly Carte Movie
The Heart of the Matter1953 Father Rank Movie
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men1952 Sheriff of Nottingham Movie
The Miniver Story1950 Polish officer Movie
The Wooden Horse1950 Australian in Hospital Movie
Train of Events1949 Philip Mason (segment "The Actor") Movie
Massacre Hill1949 Humffray Movie
A Son Is Born1946 Paul Graham Movie
The Fighting Rats of Tobruk1944 Peter Linton Movie
Red Sky at Morning1944 Micheal Movie
South West Pacific1943 R.A.A.F. Pilot Movie
The Power and the Glory1941 Frank Miller Movie
Mr. Chedworth Steps Out1939 Arthur Jacobs Movie
The Farmer Goes to Town1938 Bill Ryan Movie
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mfan0825May 16, 2009

He`s one of my all time favorite actors, too. He`s handsome and very sophisticated. And he`s one of the best actors. I love his voice.

Carole HeathJan 21, 2009

Peter Finch I liked as an actor, the first film I saw him in when very young was A Town like Alice, and also the Nun`s story which I also liked very much. His affair with Vivien Leigh I think went on for quite awhile, but to my mind the affair was not the only reason the Olivier`s marriage broke up, her illness and the fact that their marriage was very stormy added to the problems I think. I liked Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier he in fact introduced me to Shakespeare through his film of Richard 111. They were all good actors and brought many people pleasure through their films etc.

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