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 Finlay Currie

Finlay Currie

Birth
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Death 9 May 1968 (aged 90)
Gerrards Cross, South Bucks District, Buckinghamshire, England
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea
Memorial ID 6942757 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 21 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6942757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Finlay Currie (20 Jan 1878–9 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6942757, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.