Albert Finney Dead at 82

The Oscar-nominated actor passed away following a short illness.

Albert Finney Dead at 82
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British actor Albert Finney has died at age 82 after a short illness.

“Albert Finney, aged 82, passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side.  The family request privacy at this sad time,” Finney’s family said in a statement obtained by The National Enquirer.

Finney was a five-time Oscar nominee, most remembered for his roles in Skyfall, Tom Jones, and Erin Brockovich. He also played Daddy Warbucks in 1982’s Annie. He originally made a name for himself in the 1960 film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning.

The late star won a plethora of honorable achievements in his lifetime, including numerous BAFTA Awards, three Golden Globes, a Primetime Emmy Award, and many more.

Our thoughts are with his friends and family, who are requesting privacy during this difficult time.