Frank Finlay

Highest Rated:
96% The Pianist (2002)
Lowest Rated:
24% The Statement (2003)
Birthday:
Aug 6
Birthplace:
Farnworth, Lancashire, England, UK
Bio:
RADA-trained British stage actor Frank Finlay was 31 when he made his London stage debut. The following year, he scored his first significant theatrical success, playing an elderly Jewish patriarch in Chicken Soup With Barley. In 1962, the RADA-trained Finlay made the first of his infrequent film…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Sandwich Man
  • Actor
-- 2013
Count Dracula
  • Actor
-- 2007
60% The Waiting Room
  • Roger
-- 2007
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act
  • Arnold Tennison
-- 2006
Beethoven: Eroica
  • Actor
-- 2003
24% The Statement
  • Commissaire Vionnet
$0.5M 2003
Silent Cry
  • Actor
-- 2002
96% The Pianist
  • The father
$32.5M 2002
Lighthouse Hill
  • Alfred
-- 2002
The Martins (The Tosspots)
  • Actor
-- 2001
Station Jim
  • Riorden Sr.
-- 2001
36% Dreaming of Joseph Lees
  • Eva's Father
-- 1999
The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns
  • General Bulstrode
-- 1999
38% Stiff Upper Lips
  • Hudson Jr.
-- 1998
Romance And Rejection
  • Mike's Father
-- 1997
Storia di una capinera (Sparrow)
  • Father Nunzio
-- 1993
Stalin
  • Sergei Alliluyev
-- 1992
La Mansión de los Cthulhu
  • Chandu
-- 1991
King of the Wind
  • Edward Coke
-- 1990
60% The Return of the Musketeers
  • Porthos
-- 1989
Casanova
  • Razetta
-- 1987
Nineteen Nineteen
  • Sigmund Freud
-- 1986
Mona
  • Actor
-- 1986
67% Lifeforce
  • Inspector Fallada
-- 1985
The Return of the Soldier
  • Actor
-- 1985
Arch of Triumph
  • Actor
-- 1985
The Ploughman's Lunch
  • Matthew Fox
-- 1984
A Christmas Carol
  • Jacob Marley
-- 1984
Sakharov
  • Kravtsov
-- 1984
The Key
  • Nino Rolfe
-- 1983
Enigma
  • Canarsky
-- 1983
Return of the Soldier
  • William Grey
-- 1982
86% Murder by Decree
  • Inspector Lestrade
-- 1979
Satan's Wife
  • Actor
-- 1979
Thief of Baghdad
  • Actor
-- 1978
60% The Wild Geese
  • The Priest
-- 1978
Satan's Wife
  • Actor
-- 1977
Count Dracula
  • Actor
-- 1977
Bouquet of Barbed Wire
  • Actor
-- 1976
79% The Four Musketeers
  • Porthos
-- 1975
50% Shaft in Africa
  • Slave Dealer
-- 1973
82% The Three Musketeers
  • Porthos
-- 1973
The Death of Adolf Hitler
  • Hitler
-- 1973
The Merchant of Venice
  • Shylock
-- 1972
Neither the Sea Nor the Sand (The Exorcism of Hugh)
  • George Dabernon
-- 1972
Sitting Target
  • Marty Gold
-- 1972
Gumshoe
  • William
-- 1971
Cromwell
  • John Carter
-- 1970
Assault (In the Devil's Garden)(Satan's Playthings)(The Creepers)(Tower of Terror)
  • Det. Chief Supt. Velyan
-- 1970
89% The Molly Maguires
  • Davies
-- 1970
Twisted Nerve
  • Henry Durnley
-- 1969
I'll Never Forget What's'isname
  • Chaplain
-- 1968
Inspector Clouseau
  • Weaver
-- 1968
50% The Shoes of the Fisherman
  • Igor Bounin
-- 1968
The Deadly Bees
  • Manfred
-- 1967
Robbery
  • Robinson
-- 1967
The Jokers
  • Harassed Man
-- 1967
Agent 8 3/4 (Hot Enough for June)
  • Janitor
-- 1965
80% Othello
  • Iago
-- 1965
A Study in Terror (Fog)
  • Inspector Lestrade
-- 1965
Private Potter
  • Capt. Patterson
-- 1963
Doctor in Distress
  • Corsetiere
-- 1963
92% The Longest Day
  • Pvt. Coke
-- 1962
74% The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
  • Booking Office Clerk
-- 1962


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Merlin
2009-2012
  • Anhora
2009
Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Arnold Tennison
  • Asquith
2004 - 2006

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Quotes from Frank Finlay's Characters

    1. Rafer Janders: I thought you were dead.
    2. The Priest: Looking at you and your guns, I am.
    From The Wild Geese. Submitted by Facebook U (9 months ago)
    1. Inspector Fallada: Death, Colonel Caine, correct. Thanatology's the name for it. Death for you, Colonel, is a bureaucratic problem. Who did it. When, why did they do it. A problem to be solved, am I correct?
    From Lifeforce. Submitted by Donald L (2 years ago)
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