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Michael Caine Biography

Sir Michael Caine, CBE is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is one of the UK's most recognisable actors.

He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of acclaimed British films, including Zulu, The Ipcress File, Alfie, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, The Italian Job, and Battle of Britain. His most notable roles in the 1970s included Get Carter, The Last Valley, Sleuth, for which he earned his second Academy Award nomination, The Man Who Would Be King, and A Bridge Too Far. He achieved some of his greatest critical success in the 1980s, with Educating Rita earning him the BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In 1986 he received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters.

Caine played Ebenezer Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Michael Caine
Full Name:
Maurice Micklewhite
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Actor, Author, Film Producer, Voice Actor, Entrepreneur
Ethnicity:
English people, Irish Travellers, Irish people
Date of Birth:
March 14, 1933 (85)
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Marriages
  • 1973-01-08
    Actor Michael Caine (40) weds model Shakira Baksh (25) at Candlelight Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada
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