Cast as Julius Caesar (and also considered for the role of Marc Antony), he exited the production after so many production delays stalled the filming.
The fine actor's untimely death meant that other stars had to be considered for the leading male role in the film version of the Stephen Sondheim musical.
Was contracted to star in the film version of the Andre Malraux work to be directed by Fred Zinnemann. MGM shut down the project at the last minute in 1969.
The credited screenwriter of the Alfred Hitchcock film thought Finch would be perfect to play Mark Rutland.
Finchie was seen as a possibilty for the role of Quatermass.
Did you know that Peter Finch was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)