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Encyclopedia > Albert Finney
Albert Finney
Birth name Albert Finney
Born May 9, 1936 (age 70)
Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Spouse(s) Jane Wenham (1957-1961)
Anouk Aimée (1970-1978)
Notable roles Tom Jones in Tom Jones
Hercule Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express
Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm
Emmy Awards
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie
2002 The Gathering Storm

Albert Finney (born May 9, 1936 in Salford, Lancashire, England) is a five-time Academy Award-nominated English actor of Irish descent. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Salford is a city in Greater Manchester in the north-west of England. ... Lancashire is a county in North West England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Anouk Aimée (born April 27, 1932) is an Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-winning French film actress. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in The Dream Hercule Poirot (pronounced ) is a fictional Belgian detective who featured in the novels of Agatha Christie. ... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film, based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie and featuring Hercule Poirot. ... Churchill redirects here. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... An Emmy Award. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Salford is a city in Greater Manchester in the north-west of England. ... Lancashire is a county in North West England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ...


Hailed as a "second Olivier" as a young stage actor in the late 1950's, Finney rose to movie star fame in the early 1960's. Although his early fame was later tempered by long absences from major motion pictures, he continues to earn awards and acclaim in a varied 50-year career on stage, films, and television. Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907–11 July 1989) was an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and four-time Emmy winning English actor, director, and producer. ...

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Career highlights

Finney's first film was The Entertainer (1960), but his breakthrough came with his portrayal of a hedonistic, disillusioned factory worker in Karel Reisz's film of Alan Sillitoe's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. This led to a series of "angry young man" roles in kitchen sink dramas, before he starred in the Academy Award winning 1963 film Tom Jones, for which he turned down the role of T. E. Lawrence in Lawrence of Arabia. The Entertainer was a 1960 film which told the story of a failing stage performer who tried to keep his career going even as his personal life fell apart. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... A factory worker in 1940s Fort Worth, Texas. ... Karel Reisz (born 1926, Ostrava, Czechoslovakia, died London, United Kingdom, 2002) was a Jewish refugee who became one of the most important film-makers in post war Britain. ... Alan Sillitoe (born March 4, 1928) is an English writer, one of the Angry Young Men of the 1950s. ... Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a British novel by Alan Sillitoe (his second, in 1958), a film starring Albert Finney, directed by Karel Reisz, adapted from the novel by its author, and later, in 1964, a success as a stage play, adapted by David Brett for the Nottingham Playhouse... Kitchen sink drama was a recognisable British cultural movement in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... T.E. Lawrence in the white silk robes of the Sherifs of Mecca. ... Lawrence of Arabia is an award-winning 1962 film based on the life of T. E. Lawrence. ...

Albert Finney as Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express
Albert Finney as Poirot in Murder on the Orient Express
Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot
Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot


After he starred in and directed Charlie Bubbles in 1968, his film appearances became less frequent. One of his more high profile later roles was as Agatha Christie's Belgian master detective Hercule Poirot in the 1974 film Murder On The Orient Express. Finney was so effective in the role that he complained that it typecast him for a number of years. "People really do think I am 300 pounds with a French accent" he said. Image File history File links Albert_finney. ... Image File history File links Albert_finney. ... Image File history File links Hercul20Poirot3. ... Image File history File links Hercul20Poirot3. ... David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in The Dream Hercule Poirot (pronounced ) is a fictional Belgian detective who featured in the novels of Agatha Christie. ... Charlie Bubbles is the title of a British film of 1967 starring Billie Whitelaw and Albert Finney, and also featuring a very young Liza Minnelli, in her first film role. ... Agatha Mary Clarissa, Lady Mallowan, DBE (15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976), also known as Dame Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. ... David Suchet as Hercule Poirot in The Dream Hercule Poirot (pronounced ) is a fictional Belgian detective who featured in the novels of Agatha Christie. ... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film, based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie and featuring Hercule Poirot. ...


Finney made several television productions for the BBC in the 1990s, including The Green Man (1990), based on a story by Kingsley Amis, the acclaimed drama A Rather English Marriage (1998) (with Tom Courtenay), and the lead role in Dennis Potter's final two plays Karaoke and Cold Lazarus in 1996 and 1997. In the latter he played a frozen, disembodied head. Finney also made an appearance of Roger Waters' The Wall Concert in Berlin, where he played "The Judge" during the performance of "The Trial (song)", respectively. In 2002, he played Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm, for which he won BAFTA and Emmy awards as Best Actor. Finney also had a voice-over role as Finnis Everglot in Tim Burton's 2005 film Corpse Bride. The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion... Sir Kingsley William Amis (April 16, 1922 – October 22, 1995) was an English novelist, poet, critic, and teacher. ... A Rather English Marriage is a novel by Angela Lambert, first published in 1992, and later adapted for television by Andrew Davies for the BBC. Spoiler warning: The books plot concerns two retired men who are thrown together following the deaths of their wives in the same hospital. ... Tom Courtenay (pronounced Courtney) (born February 25, 1937) is a British actor who came to prominence in the early 1960s with a succession of critically-acclaimed films including The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962), Billy Liar (1963) and Dr. Zhivago (1965). ... Liber Amoris Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 1935—7 June 1994) was a controversial British dramatist who is best known for several widely acclaimed television dramas which mixed fantasy and reality, the personal and the social. ... Karaoke was a television play written by Dennis Potter with the knowledge that he was dying from cancer of the pancreas. ... Cold Lazarus is a television play written by Dennis Potter shortly before his death, and broadcast after it in 1994. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1943) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... The Wall: Live in Berlin (1990) On 21 July 1990, Roger Waters produced a massive concert staging of The Wall in Berlin. ... The Trial is a track from the critically-acclaimed rock opera/concept album The Wall, by Pink Floyd. ... Churchill redirects here. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... An Emmy Award. ... A voice-over is a narration that is played on top of a video segment, usually with the audio for that segment muted or lowered. ... Timothy William Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an Academy Award-nominated American film director, writer and designer known for his off-beat and quirky style. ... Tim Burtons Corpse Bride is a 2005 Academy Award-nominated stop-motion-animation film based loosely on a 19th century Russian-Jewish folktale version of an older Jewish story and set in a fictional Victorian era England. ...


He also played the leading role in the television series My Uncle Silas, about a Cornish country gentleman looking after his great-nephew. The series ran from 2000 until 2002, then again for a mini-series in 2003. Cornwall (Cornish: Kernow) is a county in South West England, United Kingdom, on the peninsula that lies to the west of the River Tamar. ...


Awards and nominations

Academy Awards (Oscars)

He has been nominated for the Best Actor Oscar four times, for Tom Jones (1963), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), The Dresser (1983), and Under the Volcano (1984). He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film, based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie and featuring Hercule Poirot. ... The Dresser is a 1983 film which tells the story of an aging actors personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charges life together. ... Under the Volcano (1947) is a semi-autobiographical novel by English writer Malcolm Lowry. ... Best Supporting Actor or Best Supporting Actress is an accolade given by a group of film or theatre professionals in recognition of the work of supporting and character actors. ... Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovichs first fight against PG&E. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. ...


British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA)

Finney received a BAFTA award for Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles in 1961 for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960). He was also nominated for Best British Actor for the same film. Despite being nominated 15 more times, he finally won for The Gathering Storm. BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a British novel by Alan Sillitoe (his second, in 1958), a film starring Albert Finney, directed by Karel Reisz, adapted from the novel by its author, and later, in 1964, a success as a stage play, adapted by David Brett for the Nottingham Playhouse... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Emmy Awards

He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance in the HBO telefilm The Image (1990), and won an Emmy, for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Mini-Series or TV Movie, for his performance as Winston Churchill in HBO's The Gathering Storm in 2002. An Emmy Award. ... Churchill redirects here. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Golden Globe Awards

He's received Golden Globe nominations for his performances in The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ...

Additionally, he has won Golden Globes for The Gathering Storm, Scrooge, and for Tom Jones. Big Fish is a 2003 movie directed by Tim Burton and written by John August, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup and Jessica Lange. ... Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovichs first fight against PG&E. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Under the Volcano (1947) is a semi-autobiographical novel by English writer Malcolm Lowry. ... The Dresser is a 1983 film which tells the story of an aging actors personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charges life together. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The 1970 movie Scrooge was a musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

  • For The Gathering Storm, he won "Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television" for 2003
  • For his role in Scrooge, his portrayal of the both the old miser and the young Ebenezer Scrooge earned him "The Best Motion Picture Actor in a Musical/Comedy" for 1971.
  • For Tom Jones, he shared a win as "Most Promising Newcomer - Male" for 1964.

The 1970 movie Scrooge was a musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Laurel Awards

In 1971 he was nominated for a Golden Laurel for his work on Scrooge. For his work on Tom Jones, he was the 3rd Place Winner for the "Top Male Comedy Performance" for 1964. The 1970 movie Scrooge was a musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. ...


Los Angeles Film Critics' Association

He was honoured by the Los Angeles Film Critics' Association as Best Actor for Under the Volcano (which he tied with F. Murray Abraham for Amadeus), the National Board of Review for Best Actor in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, and the New York Film Critics' Circle for Best Actor in Tom Jones. Under the Volcano (1947) is a semi-autobiographical novel by English writer Malcolm Lowry. ... Fahrid Murray Abraham[1] (born October 24, 1939) is an American actor. ... Playbill, 1981 For other uses, see Amadeus (disambiguation). ... The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures was founded in 1909 in New York City, just 13 years after the birth of cinema, to protest New York City Mayor George McClennans revocation of moving-picture exhibition licenses on Christmas Eve 1908. ... Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a British novel by Alan Sillitoe (his second, in 1958), a film starring Albert Finney, directed by Karel Reisz, adapted from the novel by its author, and later, in 1964, a success as a stage play, adapted by David Brett for the Nottingham Playhouse... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...


Screen Actors' Guild

He has also received three nominations from the Screen Actors' Guild Awards, being nominated for his performance in The Gathering Storm, winning for his performances in Erin Brockovich, and as a member of the acting ensemble in the movie Traffic. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovichs first fight against PG&E. It was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... Traffic is a film directed by Steven Soderbergh that explores the intricacies of the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: user, enforcer, politician and trafficker. ...


Silver Berlin Bear

He won the Silver Berlin Bear award for Best Actor for The Dresser at the 1984 Berlin International Film Festival. The Dresser is a 1983 film which tells the story of an aging actors personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charges life together. ... One of the A festivals in Europe. ...


Tony Awards

He's been nominated for two Tony Awards for his performances in the plays, "Luther" and "Joe Egg". What is popularly called the Tony Award® but is formally the Antoinette Perry Award is an annual American award celebrating achievements in theater, including musical theater. ...


Venice Film Festival

He won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for Tom Jones at the Venice Film Festival. Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The Venice Film Festival (it: Mostra Internazionale dArte Cinematografica) is the oldest Film Festival in the World (began in the 1932) and takes place every year in late August/early September on the Lido di Venezia in the historic Palazzo del Cinema on the Lungomare Marconi, in Venice, Italy. ...


Selected filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1960 Saturday Night and Sunday Morning Arthur Seaton
1963 Tom Jones Tom Jones
1967 Two for the Road Mark Wallace
1970 Scrooge Ebenezer Scrooge
1972 Gumshoe Eddie Ginley
1974 Murder on the Orient Express Hercule Poirot
1981 Looker Dr. Larry Roberts
1981 Wolfen Dewey Wilson
1982 Annie Daddy Warbucks
1982 Shoot the Moon George Dunlap
1983 The Dresser Sir
1984 Under the Volcano Geoffrey Firmin
1990 Miller's Crossing Leo O'Bannion
1994 The Browning Version Andrew Crocker-Harris
1999 Breakfast of Champions Kilgore Trout
2000 Erin Brockovich Ed Masry
2000 Traffic White House Chief of Staff
2002 The Gathering Storm (2002) Winston Churchill
2003 Big Fish older Edward Bloom
2004 Ocean's Twelve Gaspar LeMarque (uncredited)
2005 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride Finis Everglot (voice)
2006 A Good Year Uncle Henry Skinner
2007 Amazing Grace John Newton

See also: 1959 in film 1960 1961 in film 1950s in film 1960s in film years in film film // Events April 20 - for the first time since coming home from military service in Germany, Elvis Presley returns to Hollywood, California to film G.I. Blues August 10 - Filming of West... Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a British novel by Alan Sillitoe (his second, in 1958), a film starring Albert Finney, directed by Karel Reisz, adapted from the novel by its author, and later, in 1964, a success as a stage play, adapted by David Brett for the Nottingham Playhouse... // Events January 28 - Filming begins on Dr. Strangelove. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... // December 26 - The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour airs on British television. ... Two for the Road is a 1967 movie directed by Stanley Donen about the twelve-year relationship between an architect (Albert Finney) and his wife (Audrey Hepburn). ... // Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... The 1970 movie Scrooge was a musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. ... // Top grossing films The Godfather Fiddler on the Roof Diamonds Are Forever Whats Up, Doc?, starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan ONeal Dirty Harry The Last Picture Show A Clockwork Orange Cabaret, starring Liza Minnelli The Hospital Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex Academy Awards Best Picture... Gumshoe is a 1972 film, and was the directorial debut of British director Stephen Frears. ... See also: 1973 in film 1974 1975 in film 1970s in film years in film film // Events February 7 - Blazing Saddles is released in USA May 1 - George Lucas creates the first draft of what would eventually become Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. ... Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 feature film, based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie and featuring Hercule Poirot. ... // Events January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Looker is a 1981 science fiction thriller. ... // Events January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... Wolfen is the title of a 1981 horror film starring Albert Finney, Gregory Hines and Edward James Olmos. ... // January 11 - Production begins on the Star Wars film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... Annie is a musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie. ... // January 11 - Production begins on the Star Wars film Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. ... // February 11 - The Rolling Stones concert film Lets Spend the Night Together opens in New York North Americas Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi Tootsie Trading Places, starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy WarGames, starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy Superman III Flashdance Staying Alive Octopussy Mr. ... The Dresser is a 1983 film which tells the story of an aging actors personal assistant, who struggles to keep his charges life together. ... // Events The Walt Disney Company founds Touchstone Pictures to release movies with subject matter deemed inappropriate for the Disney name. ... Under the Volcano (1947) is a semi-autobiographical novel by English writer Malcolm Lowry. ... // Chris Rock and Adam Sandler join SNL February 4 - Actor Tom Cruise and actress Mimi Rogers divorce. ... Millers Crossing (1990) is a gangster film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen and stars Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney and John Turturro. ... // November 1 - George Lucas leaves the day-to-day operations of his filmmaking business and starts a sabbatical (while on sabbatical, he wrote the prequel Star Wars trilogy). ... The Browning Version is a 1994 film directed by Mike Figgis and starring Albert Finney. ... // April 17 - Star Wars fans begin lining up at movie theaters in Westwood and Hollywood to buy tickets for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... Breakfast of Champions, or Goodbye Blue Monday is a 1973 novel by the American author Kurt Vonnegut, and is a prime example of Vonneguts peculiar brand of deadpan satire. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovichs first fight against the West Coast energy giant PG&E. The film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured superstar Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2000. ... Traffic is a 2000 crime / drama film directed by Steven Soderbergh that explores the intricacies of the illegal drug trade from a number of perspectives: user, enforcer, politician and trafficker. ... This is a list of television-related events in 2002. ... The Gathering Storm is a Bafta and Emmy award winning BBC television biographical movie about Winston Churchills life in the years just prior to World War II. It was produced by Ridley Scott, and starred Albert Finney as Churchill, and Vanessa Redgrave as his wife Clementine Churchill (Clemmie); Finney... // February 24 - The Pianist, directed by Roman Polanski, wins 7 Cesar Awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Music and Best Cinematography. ... Big Fish is a 2003 movie directed by Tim Burton and written by John August, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup and Jessica Lange. ... // Please note that these are the top grossing films that were first released in 2004; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing films for calendar year 2004. ... Oceans Twelve is a 2004 film that takes place after the events of the 2001 movie Oceans Eleven. ... Martin Scorsese appears briefly in an uncredited role in this scene from his feature film Taxi Driver. ... This is a list of film-related events in 2005. ... Tim Burtons Corpse Bride is a 2005 stop-motion-animation film based on a 19th century Russian-Jewish folktale version of an older Jewish story. ... A voice actor (also a voice artist) is a person who provides voices for animated characters (including those in feature films, television series, animated shorts), voice-overs in radio and television commercials, audio dramas, dubbed foreign language films, video games, puppet shows, and amusement rides. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... A Good Year is a 2006 romantic comedy film set in Provence, a region in southeastern France. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing wide-release films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2007. ... Amazing Grace is a 2007 film directed by Michael Apted about the anti-slavery movement in 19th Century England led by the famous abolitionist William Wilberforce. ... John Newton John Newton (July 24, 1725 – December 21, 1807) was an English slaveship master who converted to Christianity and continued as a slave ship master, but eventually became an Anglican clergyman. ...

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