02 Jul Peter Finch
Dead: 14 January 1977
In: The Beverly Hills Hotel, Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California, Stati Uniti
He was an English-Australian actor.
He is best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the film Network, which earned him a posthumous Academy Award for Best Actor, his fifth Best Actor award from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and a Best Actor award from the Golden Globes.
Finch was the first of two persons to win a posthumous Academy Award in an acting category, both of whom were coincidentally Australian, the other being Heath Ledger.