Baftas 2019: Veteran actor Albert Finney among those honoured in emotional In Memoriam segment
The actor – best known for his roles in 'Annie', 'Murder on the Orient Express' and 'Scrooge' – died following a short illness at the age of 82 on Thursday
The actor – best known for his roles in Annie, Murder on the Orient Express and Scrooge – died following a short illness at the age of 82, his family announced.
He had been in the Royal Marsden hospital, just outside London, for the past month and died from a chest infection on Thursday (7 February) afternoon.
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William Goldman, the author of Princess Bride and its film adaptation; comic book writer Stan Lee, pictured alongside his creation, Spider-Man; and Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest director Miloš Forman were featured.
Also included were actor Tab Hunter; Big director Penny Marshall; Superman actor Margot Kidder, and actor Smokey and the Bandit actor Burt Reynolds.
The segment was accompanied by a performance by saxophonist Jess Gillam, who played “Theme from Love Story”