Sir Michael Caine
Caine in 2015
Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, Jr.
14 March 1933
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Author|
|Height||6' 2" (1.88 m)|
(m. 1955–1958, divorced)
|Parent(s)||Maurice Joseph Micklewhite|
Ellen Maria Burchell
|Relatives||Stanley Caine (brother, dead)|
Sir Michael Caine CBE //; (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr., 14 March 1933) is an English actor, producer, and author. Known for his distinctive cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 movies, and is regarded as a British movie icon.
His roles in the 1970s included Get Carter (1971), The Last Valley (1971), Sleuth (1972), for which he earned his second Academy Award nomination, The Man Who Would Be King (1975) and A Bridge Too Far (1977).
Caine played Nigel Powers, Austin Powers' father in the 2002 parody Austin Powers in Goldmember, and Alfred Pennyworth in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy. He appeared in several other of Nolan's movies, including The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010) and Interstellar (2014).
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- "Michael Caine Biography (1933– )". FilmReference.com. Retrieved 16 April 2009.