‘Othello’ Actor Frank Finlay Dies Aged 89 | Film News

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‘Othello’ Actor Frank Finlay Dies Aged 89 | Film News

Frank Finlay


Othello actor Frank Finlay has passed away aged 89 from heart failure following a long illness; with his grandson Josh Coombes describing him via Twitter as a “funny, loving, amazing storyteller” and an “inspiration”.


A highly regarded actor, Finaly received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1965 for his performance as Lago in Othello. His other film credits include his role as Porthos in the 1970’s The Three Musketeers movies and The Pianist (2002). He is survived by his three children. See several tributes below:










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