Michael Caine

Actor, Executive producer

Born: Rotherhithe, London, England


Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr fondly known as Sir Michael Caine made his debut as an actor in the film A Hill in Korea (1956). It was in 1964 he got his breakthrough with the movie Zulu which gave him stardom. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Educating Rita which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Caines career so far are Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), Alfie (1966), The Italian Job (1969), Battle of Britain (1969), Get Carter (1971), The Last Valley (1971), Sleuth (1972), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Educating Rita (1983), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), Little Voice (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), The Prestige (2006), Children of Men (2006), Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014), and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) to name a few. Michael Caine son of Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Sr. and Ellen Frances Marie Burchell was born on 14 March 1933 in the Rotherhithe area of London. He passed his eleven-plus exam, winning a scholarship to Hackney Downs School. After a year there he moved to Wilsons Grammar School in Camberwell which he left at sixteen after gaining a School Certificate in six subjects. He is ranked at No. 20 on the list of highest-grossing box office stars.

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