Finlay Currie

Born: 20 January 1878, Edinburgh
Died: 9 May 1968, Gerards Cross, Bucks

Highlighted works

  • Billy Liar

    Billy Liar

    John Schlesinger’s film features a bravura central performance from Tom Courtenay as an undertaker’s assistant escaping dreary reality through daydreams.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur

    This mammoth widescreen entertainment delivers Christian piety on an expansive scale, but its exciting chariot race showdown remains the best-remembered highlight.

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