In addition to old men in the cinema, there was one old man of note in the fiilm, the 76 year old Albert Finney, who played 'Kincade', the gamekeeper of the Bond family's Skyfall Estate. Appaently, the producers briefly considered approaching Sean Connery to play the role in a nod to the 50th anniversary of the film series, but elected not to, as they felt Connery's presence would be seen as 'stunt casting' and disengage audiences from the film, In the event, Albert acquitted himself well and said this of his role and that of Daniel :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyAsWzEJx1Y
A young 24 year old interviewed in 1960 about his stage play. 'Billy Liar'.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IR81mCq6lo and in a wonderful scene at 27, as Tom Jones in 'Tom Jones', with the late Diane Cilento : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tezjznL9NzM&feature=related
Nominated for an Oscar five times, Albert's absence from the screen for the past few years, bemused his fans until his agent and lawyer, announced last year that : "Mr Finney was treated for cancer. He is better now and is considering several new projects.”