Your tip

‘Big Fish’ Actor Albert Finney Dies At 82 After Short Illness

Albert Finney Dead Illness
Source: Getty Images

Feb. 8 2019, Updated 4:28 p.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to XShare to Email

Big Fish star Albert Finney has died.

According to his family’s statement obtained by BBC, the British actor “passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side.”

He was 82. readers know the beloved star made a name for himself in Hollywood with the 1960 film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.

He went on to star in Tom Jones, Murder on the Orient Express, Erin Brockovich and Skyfall.

Albert Finney
Article continues below advertisement

Finney won a Golden Globe and a Bafta for his role in The Gathering Storm. He was also nominated four times for a best actor Oscar and once for a best-supporting actor award.

His family is requesting “privacy at this sad time.”

R.I.P. Albert Finney.

We pay for juicy info! Do you have a story for Email us at, or call us at (866) ON-RADAR (667-2327) any time, day or night.



Opt-out of personalized ads

© Copyright 2024 Radar Media Group LLC. RADAR and RADARONLINE are registered trademarks. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.