Peter Finch

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Birthday
28, 1916
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 14, 1977 (60)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1916
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jan 14, 1977 (60)

About

Australian actor who played Howard Beale in the award-winning film, Network.

Before Fame

He was taken to India as a child, where he lived in a Buddhist monastery.

Trivia

He died of a heart attack in 1977 and went on to become the first actor to receive a posthumous Oscar Award for Best Actor for his role in Network.

Family Life

His parents named him Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch, and he was married four times and had three children.

Associated With

He was the first person to win the Best Actor Oscar Award posthumously. The second person was Heath Ledger.