Frank Finlay

1926 - 2016

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Francis Finlay, (6 August 1926 – 30 January 2016), known as Frank Finlay, was an English stage, film and television actor, Oscar-nominated for a supporting role as Iago in Laurence Olivier's 1965 film adaptation of Othello. In 1983, Finlay was directed by Italian filmmaker Tinto Brass in the erotic classic The Key, with Stefania Sandrelli. His first leading television role came in 1971 in Casanova. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Finlay has received more than 781,300 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 26 in 2019). Frank Finlay is the 1,819th most popular actor (down from 1,604th in 2019), the 1,868th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,778th in 2019) and the 243rd most popular British Actor.

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  • 3.26

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Among actors, Frank Finlay ranks 1,819 out of 10,030Before him are Shashi Kapoor, Jamie Dornan, Marcel Dalio, Werner Krauss, Paolo Stoppa, and Lee Min-ho. After him are Cicely Tyson, Shirley Douglas, Beatrice Straight, Frunzik Mkrtchyan, Shintaro Katsu, and Jean Acker.

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Among people born in 1926, Frank Finlay ranks 170Before him are Jean Peters, Muhammad al-Badr, Peter Alexander, Zinaida Portnova, Maria Emanuel, Margrave of Meissen, and Estanislau Basora. After him are Konstantin Feoktistov, Abdul Rahim Hatif, Shigeru Kayano, Fernando J. Corbató, Choi Eun-hee, and Karel Kosík. Among people deceased in 2016, Frank Finlay ranks 164Before him are Juan Gabriel, Franciszek Macharski, Marc Riboud, Dragan Nikolić, Louis Pilot, and Péter Esterházy. After him are Lola Novaković, Halil İnalcık, Silvio Gazzaniga, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Carmen Pereira, and Zdravko Tolimir.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Finlay ranks 1,868 out of 6,924Before him are Samuel Clarke (1675), Henry Peach Robinson (1830), Thomas Wright (1711), Leonard Woolf (1880), Jamie Dornan (1982), and Alexander Cunningham (1814). After him are Sylvia Pankhurst (1882), Alan Wilder (1959), Saint Alban (300), Eddie Irvine (1965), James Stirling (1692), and Robert Fisk (1946).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Frank Finlay ranks 243Before him are Anthony Dawson (1916), Lilian Harvey (1906), Lindsay Duncan (1950), Gorden Kaye (1941), Charlie Hunnam (1980), and Jamie Dornan (1982). After him are Alison Steadman (1946), Patrick Magee (1922), Rhys Ifans (1967), James Purefoy (1964), Sean Harris (1966), and Robert Morley (1908).

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