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Finlay Currie
Birth: Jan. 20, 1878
Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: May 9, 1968
Gerrards Cross
Buckinghamshire, England

Actor. He began his career as a musical performer and toured Australia as principal comedian in Sir Benjamin Fuller's acting troupe in the 1920s. During the 1930s, he performed on the London stage and made his film debut in "Orders Is Orders" (1934). His most memorable screen role was as the surly convict Magwitch in "Great Expectations" (1946). He spent much of the 1950s to 1960s in Hollywood, playing character roles in "Quo Vadis" (1951), "People Will Talk" (1951), "Around the World in 80 Days" (1956), "Ben-Hur" (1959), "Solomon and Sheba" (1959) and "Bunny Lake Is Missing" (1965). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Nov 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6942757
Finlay Currie
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Finlay Currie
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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Yours is the voice I remember from Ben Hur rest on stage.
- Sheldon Klein
 Added: May. 23, 2016

- chris graziano
 Added: May. 9, 2016
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: May. 9, 2016
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