Finlay Currie


Finlay Currie Famous memorial

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Death 9 May 1968 (aged 90)
Gerrards Cross, South Bucks District, Buckinghamshire, England
Burial Ruislip, London Borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, England
Plot Ashes scattered on the crematorium grounds.
Memorial ID 6942757 View Source

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 ( : accessed ), memorial page for Finlay Currie (20 Jan 1878–9 May 1968), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6942757, citing Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip, London Borough of Hillingdon, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated.