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Michael Caine

Michael Caine

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Maurice Joseph Micklewhite

Birth Date :

March 14, 1933

Birth Place :

Rotherhithe, London, UK

Spouse :

Patricia Haines (actress, 1955 - 1958), Shakira Baksh (actress, model, since 8-Jan-73)

Claim to fame :

As Lt. Gonville Bromhead in "Zulu" (1964)

Biography


Michael Caine underwent several working-class jobs after leaving school at age 15. He then joined the British army and served in Korea during the Korean War. Upon returning to his home country, he worked at the theater and got a job as an assistant stage manager. The Rotherhithe, London, England native appeared in numerous local small and big screen projects for years with his film debut was the 1956 "A Hill in Korea".

Struggling as an actor for years, Caine subsequently experienced breakthrough after starring as Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead in "Zulu" (1964), a role that catapulted him to international fame. The following year, he stared in "The Ipcress File". He afterwards appeared in "Alfie" (1966) which helped introduce him to American audiences as well as bringing him his first Academy Award nomination. His later films, included "Gambit" (1966) which earned him a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination, "The Italian Job" (1969), "Sleuth" (1972), "The Man Who Would Be King" (1975), and "Dressed to Kill" (1980).

Latest News


Michael Caine Plans to Retire After 'Now You See Me 2'

October 04, 2014 05:30:40 GMT

hints at retirement. The 81-year-old actor, who is prepping to film "Now You See Me 2" with as his on-screen son, says he has no solid plan to continue acting after he finished filming this year.
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Michael Caine Denies Sean Connery Alzheimer's Disease Report

August 28, 2013 06:48:44 GMT

's best friend blasts German Sunday newspaper Bild after it claimed that the former Bond actor was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Speaking to U.K.'s Daily Record, Caine brands the report "nonsense."
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'Mr. Morgan's Last Love' First Trailer: Michael Caine's Life-Changing Encounter With Parisian Woman

July 30, 2013 08:23:04 GMT

"Mr. Morgan's Last Love", the upcoming romantic drama from Sandra Nettelbeck, has released its first trailer online. The video offers a peek at the life of as a widowed and retired American philosophy professor which suddenly gets brightened after an unexpected encounter with a beautiful young Parisian girl inside a bus.
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Michael Caine Gets Cultural Honor in France

January 07, 2011 05:00:44 GMT

Acting legend Sir has been made a Commander of Arts and Letters in France after receiving the country's highest cultural honor on Thursday, January 6. "" star, 77, was awarded the medal by Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand, who paid tribute to his lengthy movie career and highlighted his most iconic roles from Alfie to the Batman franchise.
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Michael Caine Warned by Friends Cuban Restaurant Could Anger People

October 30, 2010 05:55:45 GMT

Acting veteran Sir scrapped plans to expand his restaurant empire to Cuba, amid fears he would face violent opposition for supporting anti-U.S. revolutionary Fidel Castro. The Brit moved his restaurant empire stateside in the 1990s when he opened his sixth eatery, Miami's South Beach Brasserie - and admits he was keen to expand south to the Caribbean nation.
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Michael Caine Just Held Sean Connery's Coat During Brawl

October 19, 2010 09:30:16 GMT

Sir once held on to Sir 's coat while the former "Bond" star grappled with four men in a club. The legendary actors were pals in the 1960s as they carved out show business careers, and they enjoyed raucous nights in and out while living in London.
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Michael Caine Plans to Write Fiction

October 15, 2010 07:31:17 GMT

is set to turn novelist when he completes the next "Batman" film - because he's sick of lawyers telling him what he can and can't write about in his memoirs. The movie star has just released his second autobiography, The Elephant to Hollywood, and he's telling fans his next book will be a work of fiction.
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Upset Kanye West Passes This Week's G.O.O.D Friday Due to 'Lost in the World' Leak

September 30, 2010 09:05:14 GMT

is not happy when he heard "Lost in the World", a song from his upcoming studio album, has come out without his consent in its unfinished version. Due to the leak, the rapper decided not to give any free music for this week's G.O.O.D Friday treatment.
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Christopher Nolan Confirms He Is Directing 'Batman 3', Possible Start Date Shared

September 30, 2010 09:04:25 GMT

Christopher Nolan has finally confirmed his return to the director's seat of untitled Batman 3 project. "I think you can at this point, yes," the filmmaker answered when asked by Empire Online if people can assume that he is directing the next "Batman" film. His statement thus ended speculations which had long emerged since the project is announced.
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Michael Caine Imagined 9/11 Plot for Book Before It Happened

September 30, 2010 04:46:03 GMT

Sir abandoned plans to write his first novel in 2001 after watching in horror as his plot about a terrorist attack came to life during America's 9/11 tragedy. "" star admits he was left speechless when he realized he had unwittingly predicted the atrocity in his own story about an attack in his native London.
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'Breaking Dawn' Heads to Louisiana in Fall, 'Batman 3' Starts Filming April 2012

July 10, 2010 06:23:19 GMT

After releasing "" in late June, Summit Entertainment is gearing up to make the follow up. On Friday, July 9, the studio has announced that they plan to start production for "" and "" this fall.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard Pair Up at 'Inception' World Premiere

July 09, 2010 03:10:49 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has shared Christopher Nolan's dream in U.K. by premiering his film "" there. On Thursday, July 8, the world premiere was held at the Odeon cinema in London where a unique labyrinth carpet was rolled out to welcome the guests.
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Michael Caine Supports U.K. Prime Minister Candidate's Campaign

April 09, 2010 04:21:10 GMT

Veteran actor has turned to politics ahead of the upcoming U.K. Election - throwing his support behind a Conservative campaign to offer community work to teenagers. The "" star recently spoke out about the underprivileged youngsters he met while shooting his latest movie "" in London, insisting many young people need help finding focus in life.
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Empire Awards Nominations Led by 'Avatar'

February 26, 2010 04:25:00 GMT

James Cameron's "" is tipped to continue its winning streak at the upcoming Empire magazine film awards, after landing five top nominations. The 3D blockbuster received nods in the Best Film and Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy categories, while Cameron is in the running for the Best Director prize.
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