Albert Finney, 1936-2019
The iconic English actor earned acclaim early on in films like The Entertainer and Tom Jones, found continued success in the art house classics Miller's Crossing and Under the Volcano, and was introduced to the next generation in Skyfall and Big Fish.
Staff Pick of the Day
Directed by Howard Hawks
Marilyn Monroe is the blonde in question, whose philosophy is "diamonds are a girl's best friend." Together with her best human friend (Jane Russell), showgirl Lorelei embarks upon a boat trip to Paris, where she intends to marry millionaire Gus. En route, the girls are bedeviled by private detective, hired by Gus' father to make certain that Lorelei isn't just another gold-digger. (Available on Hulu)