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Michael Caine

Actor
Male
Born Mar 14, 1933
Age 83
Hometown London
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Nationality English
Other Names Micklewhite, Sir ...
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Grey

Sir Michael Caine, CBE is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over one hundred films and is one of Britain's most recognisable actors. He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of British films, including, Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), Alfie (1966), The Italian Job (1969), and Battle of Britain (1969).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1933 Birth Born in 1933.
1940 7 Years Old After the war, his father was demobilised, and the family were rehoused by the council in Marshall Gardens at the Elephant and Castle in a pre-fabricated house made in Canada, as much of London's housing stock had been damaged during the Blitz in 1940–41. … Read More

TEENAGE

1944 11 Years Old In 1944, he passed his eleven plus exam, winning a scholarship to Hackney Downs Grocers' School. … Read More
1952 19 Years Old From 28 April 1952, when he was called up to do his national service until 1954, he served in the British Army's Royal Fusiliers, first at the BAOR HQ in Iserlohn, Germany and then on active service during the Korean War. … Read More

TWENTIES

1953 20 Years Old Adopting the stage name "Michael Scott", in July 1953 he was cast as the drunkard Hindley in the Company's production of Wuthering Heights. … Read More
1954 21 Years Old 1 More Event
When his career took him to London in 1954 after his provincial apprenticeship, his agent informed him that there was already a Michael Scott performing as an actor in London and that he had to come up with a new name immediately.
1955 22 Years Old He was married to actress Patricia Haines from 1955 to 1962. … Read More
1956 23 Years Old Michael Caine's first film role was as one of the privates in George Baker's platoon in the 1956 film A Hill in Korea. … Read More

THIRTIES

1963 30 Years Old A big break came for Caine when he was cast as Meff in James Saunders' Cockney comedy Next Time I'll Sing To You, when this play was presented at the New Arts Theatre in London on 23 January 1963. … Read More
1966 33 Years Old …  Caine made his first film in the United States in 1966, after an invitation from Shirley MacLaine to play opposite her in Gambit. … Read More
1968 35 Years Old He dated Bianca Jagger in 1968. … Read More

FORTIES

1976 43 Years Old In 1976 he appeared in the screen adaptation by Tom Mankiewicz of the Jack Higgins novel The Eagle Has Landed as Oberst (Colonel) Kurt Steiner, the commander of a Luftwaffe paratroop unit disguised as Polish paratroopers, whose mission was to kidnap or kill the then-British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, alongside co-stars Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter and Donald Pleasence.
1978 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Subsequently in 1978, he starred in The Silver Bears, an adaptation of Paul Erdman's (1974) novel of the same name. … Read More

FIFTIES

1986 53 Years Old Caine has been Oscar-nominated six times, winning his first Academy Award for the 1986 film Hannah and Her Sisters, and his second in 1999 for The Cider House Rules, in both cases as a supporting actor. … Read More
1987 54 Years Old In 1987, Caine narrated Hero, the official film of the 1986 FIFA World Cup. … Read More
1990 57 Years Old He played the mysterious bartender Mike in Mr. Destiny in 1990. … Read More
1992 59 Years Old He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1992 Queen's Birthday Honours, and in the 2000 New Year Honours he was knighted as Sir Maurice Micklewhite CBE. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 72 Years Old In 2005, he was cast as Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworth in the first production of the new Batman film series, Batman Begins.
2006 73 Years Old In 2006, he appeared in the films Children of Men and The Prestige.
2007 74 Years Old In 2007 he appeared in Flawless, and in 2008 and 2012 he reprised his role as Alfred in Christopher Nolan's critically acclaimed Batman sequels, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises as well as starring in the British drama Is Anybody There?, which explores the final days of life. … Read More
2011 78 Years Old Caine appeared in Christopher Nolan's science fiction thriller Inception as Prof. Stephen Miles, Cobb's (Leonardo DiCaprio) mentor and father-in-law. He voiced Finn McMissile in Pixar's 2011 film Cars 2 and also voiced a supporting role in the animation, Gnomeo & Juliet.
He also starred in the 2012 film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, as Josh Hutcherson's character's grandfather; the film also featured Dwayne Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens.
2014 81 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared in Christopher Nolan's 2014 science-fiction film, Interstellar as Dr. Brand. … Read More
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