Actor Albert Finney has died aged 82 after short illness: BBC
Albert Finney, a five-time Oscar nominee and well-known actor of stage and screen, has died aged 82 after a short illness, the BBC reported on Friday. Finney's breakout role was as Arthur Easton in "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning," directed by Karel Reisz and produced by Tony Richardson. The film was an adaptation of the 1958 novel of the same name by Alan Sillitoe, and was part of the "angry young man" movement of the early 1960s. He also starred as Tom Jones, Ebenezer Scrooge and Hercule Poirot in the 1974 version of "Murder on the Orient Express". Finney has won BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy and Screen Actors Guild awards. He started his career as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.