Peter Finch

Peter Finch

  • Born on
    • September 27th, 1916
  • Died on
    • January 14th, 1977
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (28 September 1916 – 14 January 1977) was an English-Australian actor. He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor, his fifth Best Actor award from the BAFTA, and a Best Actor award from the Golden Globes. He was the first of two people to win a posthumous Academy Award in an acting category; the other was fellow Australian Heath Ledger. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Finch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

Starring Peter Finch on Plex


Acting (25 Credits)

1976Raid on Entebbe as Yitzhak Rabin
1976Network as Howard Beale
1973Lost Horizon as Richard Conway
1971Sunday Bloody Sunday as Dr. Daniel Hirsh
1969The Red Tent as Gen. Umberto Nobile
1968The Legend of Lylah Clare as Lewis Zarken / Louie Flack
1967Far from the Madding Crowd as William Boldwood
196610:30 P.M. Summer as Paul
1965The Flight of the Phoenix as Capt. Harris
1964Girl with Green Eyes as Eugene Gaillard
1964The Pumpkin Eater as Jake Armitage
1964First Men in the Moon as Bailiff's ManWatch Free
1961No Love for Johnnie as Johnnie Byrne
1960The Trials of Oscar Wilde as Oscar Wilde
1959Operation Amsterdam as Jan Smit
1959Kidnapped as Alan Breck Stewart
1959The Nun's Story as Dr. Fortunati
1956A Town Like Alice as Joe Harman
1956Pursuit of the Graf Spee as Captain Langsdorff, "Admiral Graf Spee"
1955The Warriors as Comte De Ville
1954The Detective as Gustave Flambeau
1953Elephant Walk as John Wiley
1952The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men as Sheriff of Nottingham
1950The Miniver Story as Polish officer
1950The Wooden Horse as Australian in Hospital


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