Albert Finney goes toe to toe with Julia Roberts in ‘Erin Brockovich’

In 2000, veteran actor Albert Finney was enjoying one of the busiest years of his career with four film roles, one of them in "Erin Brockovich."

The role would earn him an Oscar nomination, one of five for Finney, who died Friday at age 82.

At the time of the film's opening, Finney spoke with The Times to discuss his role as California lawyer Ed Masry, playing opposite Julia Roberts, and reflect on his earlier work.

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