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

Albert Finney Dead Illness
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Feb. 8 2019, Updated 4:28 p.m. ET

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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.

RadarOnline.com 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.

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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.

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