Birth Name: Frederick George Peter Ingle-Finch
Date of Birth: 28 September, 1916
Place of Birth: Kensington, London, England, U.K.
Date of Death: January 14, 1977
Place of Death: Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Ethnicity: English, Irish, Scottish
Peter Finch was an English-born Australian actor. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Network (1976).
Peter was the biological son of Alicia Gladys (Fisher) and Wentworth Edward Dallas “Jock” Campbell, an army officer. Wentworth was born in Worcestershire, England, and was an officer in the Indian Army.
Peter’s mother had an affair with Peter’s biological father, while married to George Finch, an Australian chemist and mountaineer. Alicia and George divorced when Peter was four years old. Peter’s biological parents married two years later. After the divorce, Peter was raised by George Finch’s mother, Laura in Vaucresson, France, and later partly in Adyar, India.
Peter’s children included a daughter with his wife Eletha Barrett; a daughter with his former wife, Romanian-born French ballerina Tamara Tchinarova; and two children with his former wife, South African-born actress Yolande Turner.
Peter’s biological paternal grandfather was John Francis Campbell (the son of Robert Dallas Campbell and Agnes Walker). John was born in India. Robert was born in France, the son of John Francis Campbell, who was born in Galway, Ireland, and of Catherine Grace Gore, who was born in Dublin, Ireland. Agnes was born in Scotland, the daughter of Adam Walker and Catherine Murray.
Peter’s biological paternal grandmother was Grace Phyllis Mary Walsh (the daughter of George Richard Dallas John Walsh and Helen Catherine Middlemore). Grace was born in Staffordshire, England, to Irish-born parents. George was born in Cork, the son of John Walsh and Frances Arabella Gore, who was from Limerick. Helen was the daughter of George Middlemore and Phyllis Sophia Lobb, who was from Kent, England.
Peter’s maternal grandfather was named Frederick William Fisher. Frederick was born in Kent, England.
Peter’s maternal grandmother was Alicia Bentley (the daughter of Richard James Bentley and Elizabeth Alicia Rennison). Alicia was born in Lancashire, England. Richard was the son of Michael Bentley and Ann Weaver. Elizabeth was the daughter of James Rennison England and Hannah Matthews.