Peter Finch, Best Actor 1976: MovieMonday.com

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Peter Finch received his Oscar for playing the network TV newsman who gets high ratings by threatening to commit suicide on the air.


ABOUT PETER FINCH (1916 - 77)

British leading man, who spent many years in Australia.

He received the British Film Academy award for:

A TOWN LIKE ALICE
THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE
NO LOVE FOR JOHNNIE
SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY
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Peter Finch's other nomination was for:

SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY (71)

His other credits include:

RED SKY AT MORNING
THE POWER AND THE GLORY
TRAIN OF EVENTS
THE MINIVER STORY
ROBIN HOOD
ELEPHANT WALK
FATHER BROWN
MAKE ME AN OFFER
THE DARK AVENGER
SIMON AND LAURA
THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER PLATE
OPERATION AMSTERDAM
KIDNAPPED
THE NUN'S STORY
IN THE COOL OF THE DAY
THE PUMPKIN EATER
THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
THE RED TENT
SOMETHING TO HIDE
LOST HORIZON

Peter Finch's television credits include:

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