Frank Finlay

Frank Finlay
1926 - 2016

Frank Finlay  British Actor


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Frank Finlay was previously married to Doreen Shepherd (1954 - 2005).


British Actor Frank Finlay was born Francis Finlay on 6th August, 1926 in Farnworth, Lancashire, England, UK and passed away on 30th Jan 2016 Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK aged 89. He is most remembered for The Three Musketeers. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Frank Finlay is a member of the following lists: BAFTA winners (people), English film actors and English television actors.


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First Name Frank
Last Name Finlay
Full Name at Birth Francis Finlay
Alternative Name Frank Finlay CBE
Age 89 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th August, 1926
Birthplace Farnworth, Lancashire, England, UK
Died 30th January, 2016
Place of Death Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Three Musketeers
Year(s) Active 1958-present, 1958–2009
Official Websites,
Father Josiah Finlay
Mother Margaret Finlay

Francis Finlay, CBE (6 August 1926 – 30 January 2016), known as Frank Finlay, was an English stage, film and television actor, Oscar-nominated for a supporting role as Iago in Laurence Olivier's 1965 film adaptation of Othello. His first leading television role came in 1971 in Casanova. This led to appearances on The Morecambe and Wise Show. He also appeared in the drama Bouquet of Barbed Wire.

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DanielMaleDoreen Shepherd
CathyFemaleDoreen Shepherd


Merlin2008AnhoraTV Show
Four Seasons2008Alexander 'Alex' CombeTV Show
The Waiting Room2007RogerMovie
Johnny and the Bomb2006Tom MaxwellTV Show
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act2006Arnold TennisonTV Show
Life Begins2004Eric ThornhillTV Show
Lighthouse Hill2004AlfredMovie
The Statement2003Commissaire VionnetMovie
Eroica2003Josef HaydnTV Movie
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness2003Arnold TennisonTV Show
The Lost Prince2003AsquithTV Movie
The Pianist2002FatherMovie
Silent Cry2002Dr. Robert BarrumMovie
The Martins2001Mr. HeathMovie
Station Jim2001Riorden SnrTV Movie
In the Beginning2000God (voice, uncredited)TV Show
Longitude2000Adm. WagnerTV Movie
The Sins2000Uncle Irwin GreenTV Show
Brand Spanking New Show2000TV Show
Ghosthunter2000Charlie FieldingShort Film
Dreaming of Joseph Lees1999FatherMovie
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns1999General BulstrodeTV Show
Stiff Upper Lips1998Hudson JuniorMovie
How Do You Want Me?1998Astley YardleyTV Show
For My Baby1997Rudi WittfogelMovie
Romance and Rejection1997Mike's DadMovie
The Grand1997Edward LawrenceTV Show
Where the Heart Is1997Mr. TurnerTV Show
Put K Slave1997Movie
The Road to Glory1997Yudah Lieb GoldMovie
Tiré à part1996John RathboneMovie
A Mind to Murder1995Professor EtheregeTV Movie
Common As Muck1994DerekTV Show
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes1994Professor Coram, SergiusTV Show
Storia di una capinera1993Father NunzioMovie
Charlemagne1993Alcuin de YorkTV Show
An Exchange of Fire1993Pavel RheleTV Show
La mansión de los Cthulhu1992ChanduMovie
Stalin1992SergeiTV Movie
Heartbeat1992Howard FranklinTV Show
The Other Side1992Sir Arthur Conan DoyleTV Movie
Mountain of Diamonds1991GarrickTV Movie
King of the Wind1990Edward CokeMovie
The Return of the Musketeers1989PorthosMovie
Erebus: The Aftermath1988Judge Peter Mahon, Justice Peter MahonTV Show
Casanova1987RazettaTV Movie
Christmas Night with the Two Ronnies1987FoulfellowTV Movie
Lovejoy1986Harold PlumbTV Show
Nineteen Nineteen1985Sigmund Freud (voice)Movie
Lifeforce1985Dr. Hans FalladaMovie
Screen Two1985Frank StrangeTV Show
A Christmas Carol1984Jacob MarleyTV Movie
Arch of Triumph1984BorisTV Movie
Sakharov1984KravtsovTV Movie
Nine Days in May1984NarratorTV Movie
The Key1983Nino RolfeMovie
The Ploughman's Lunch1983Matthew FoxMovie
The Return of the Soldier1982William GreyMovie
The Black Adder1982The Witchsmeller PursuivantTV Show
All for Love1982Captain MansonTV Show
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights1981ShahriarTV Movie
Un'ombra nell'ombra1979PaulMovie
Murder by Decree1979Inspector LestradeMovie
Tales of the Unexpected1979Arthur PearsonTV Show
The Wild Geese1978Father GeoghagenMovie
The Thief of Baghdad1978Abu BakarTV Movie
Saturday, Sunday, Monday1978PeppinoTV Movie
Betzi1978NapoleonTV Movie
Count Dracula1977Abraham van HelsingTV Movie
Another Bouquet1977Peter MansonTV Show
Bouquet of Barbed Wire1976Peter MansonTV Show
Pas de frontières pour l'inspecteur: Le bouc émissaire1975Van der ValkTV Movie
The Four Musketeers: Milady's Revenge1974PorthosMovie
Shaft in Africa1973AmafiMovie
The Three Musketeers1973O'Reilly, PorthosMovie
Van der Valk und die Reichen1973Van der ValkTV Movie
Sitting Target1972Marty GoldMovie
The Exorcism of Hugh1972George DabernonMovie
Danny Jones1972Mr. JonesMovie
Van der Valk und das Mädchen1972Piet van der ValkTV Movie
In the Devil's Garden1971Det. Chief Supt. VelyanMovie
Casanova1971CasanovaTV Show
The Two Ronnies1971Bar Customer: Pinocchio II SegmentTV Show
Cromwell1970John CarterMovie
The Molly Maguires1970DaviesMovie
Play for Today1970Andrew Firth, Dearth, Frank DoelTV Show
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969Adolf Hitler, Wilfred TilleyTV Show
This Happy Breed1969Frank GibbonsTV Movie
Inspector Clouseau1968Supt. WeaverMovie
The Shoes of the Fisherman1968Igor BouninMovie
Twisted Nerve1968Henry DurnleyMovie
The Easter Play: Strindberg's Easter1968LindkvistTV Movie
I'll Never Forget What's'isname1967ChaplainMovie
The Deadly Bees1967H.W. ManfredMovie
The Jokers1967Harrassed manMovie
Much Ado About Nothing1967DogberryTV Movie
Les misérables1967Jean ValjeanTV Show
The Spare Tyres1967Council foremanShort Film
The Sandwich Man1966Second Fish PorterMovie
Thirteen Against Fate1966Dr. Hans KuperusTV Show
A Study in Terror1965Inspector LestradeMovie
BBC Play of the Month1965Sancho Panza, Shylock, VoltaireTV Show
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965The manTV Show
The Wild Affair1965DrunkMovie
Agent 8 3/41964British Embassy Porter (uncredited)Movie
The Wednesday Play1964AlbertTV Show
Theatre 6251964Dr. DeeTV Show
The Comedy Man1964ProutMovie
Doctor in Distress1963CorsetiereMovie
Underworld Informers1963Leon SaleMovie
Private Potter1962Capt. PattersonMovie
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner1962Booking Office Clerk (uncredited)Movie
The Longest Day1962Pvt. Coke (uncredited)Movie
Walk in the Shadow1962Henry - Teddy's fatherMovie
Z Cars1962HarveyTV Show
Studio 41962Fernand DestayacTV Show
Under Western Eyes1962MikulinTV Movie
Drama 61-671961Albert HopeTV Show
The Younger Generation1961George Tremaine, Ross MayerTV Show
The Compartment1961BusinessmanTV Movie
You Can't Win1961George LanderTV Show
Doctor Knock1961Monsieur MousquetTV Show
Soldier, Soldier1961Charlie ScuffhamTV Movie
One Way Pendulum1961Robert BarnesTV Movie
People of Nowhere1961StefanTV Movie
The Bun House Wedding1961Mr. MontgomeryTV Movie
The Victim1961Wilfred TaylorTV Movie
Target Luna1960Mr. HendersonTV Show
The Charlie Drake Show1960TV Show
Big Guns1958RoscoeTV Show
Onion Boys1957Mr. Craven, Antique DealerTV Show
The Telescope1957Mr. PinnockTV Movie
Armchair Theatre1956Bosun, David Field, Patrick KellyTV Show
The Secrets of the Prairie1956Clerk of the courtTV Show
John and Paddy1956Clerk of the CourtTV Movie
The Twopenny Diamond1956Mr. PearceTV Movie
ITV Play of the Week1955Alfred Wilson, Bill Foden, Eric WattsTV Show
ITV Television Playhouse1955Lew, Talkative manTV Show
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950LouisTV Show
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