Died Today (January 14th): Peter Finch (1916–1977)

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peterfinch.jpgPeter Finch (1916–1977)

Born: September 28, 1916 in South Kensington, London, England, UK
Died: January 14, 1977 (age 60) in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA

[on how he coped with the challenge of conducting the first erotic film kiss with another male actor in ‘Sunday, Bloody Sunday’] I did it for England.

[on screenplays]: It really is no good getting surgeons in, the script has to be right at the beginning; and it has taken me, I’m ashamed to say, some thirty years to find out that you mustn’t listen to anybody at lunch any more.

Married to:
Eletha Finch (9 November 1973 – 14 January 1977) (his death) (1 child)
Yolande Turner (4 July 1959 – 11 November 1965) (divorced) (2 children)
Tamara Tchinarova Finch (21 April 1943 – 17 June 1959) (divorced) (1 child)

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