Peter Finch’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 28, 1916

Death Date

Jan 14, 1977

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Place of Death

Jan 14, 1977


Movie Actor

The movie actor Peter Finch died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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

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



“If I’m going through life broke, I might as well live in the company of cheerful idiots like actors.” (Peter Finch)


“Good acting should teach people to understand rather than judge.” (Peter Finch)


“Success is a very tough mistress. For years, while you’re struggling, she wants nothing to do with you. Then one day, you find yourself in the room with her, and even though the key is on the inside, you can’t leave.” (Peter Finch)


“The parts of a film should be in proportion to the whole, and a long film pasted together out of quick little scenes makes me dizzy.” (Peter Finch)


“For some peculiar reason, two films about Oscar Wilde were started at the same time, back in 1959 or 1960. I played Wilde in one, and Robert Morley was in the other. As it turned out, at that particular moment there was no market for any Oscar Wilde movie at all.” (Peter Finch)