Michael Caine

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Michael was born under the official name Micklewhite, Maurice Joseph on March 14th, 1933. He has been a credited actor since the 1967 film Hurry Sundown.

Michael Caine is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in sixteen films including the 2009 action film Harry Brown as the character Harry Brown, the 2003 drama movie The Statement playing Pierre Brossard and the 2003 comedy release Secondhand Lions cast as Garth.

Michael has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in twenty-nine films including: the 2013 crime film Now You See Me as the character Arthur Tressler, the 2012 action movie The Dark Knight Rises playing Alfred and the 2012 action release Journey 2: The Mysterious Island cast as Alexander.

Michael Caine has earned salaries up to $250,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2008 action film The Dark Knight, which brought in $535,000,000 at the box office.

In 2001 Michael Caine produced his first movie, the drama film Forever After.

Michael is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least forty-one magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over twenty-four publications and featured in twenty-three magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least ten books. He has been the subject of at least five biographical films.

As an actor Michael Caine has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on six occasions. His first Oscar was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Elliot in the 1986 film Hannah and Her Sisters. Michael Caine also won the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Dr. Wilbur Larch in the 1999 movie The Cider House Rules .

Michael Caine was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor for his role as Alfie in the 1966 movie Alfie , Best Actor for his role as Milo Tindale in the 1972 movie Sleuth , Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Dr. Frank Bryant in the 1983 movie Educating Rita and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Thomas Fowler in the 2002 movie The Quiet American .

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" I am in so many movies that are on TV at 2:00 a.m. that people think I am dead.

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Co-owned top London restaurant Langans Brasserie.
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