Sir Michael Caine

  • Born: March 14, 1933 in London, England
  • Notable Works:
    • Alfie (1966)
    • The Italian Job (1969)
    • Sleuth (1972)
  • Academy Award Nominations:
    • 1967 Best Actor for Alfie
    • 1973 Best Actor for Sleuth
    • 1984 Best Actor for Educating Rita
    • 1987 Best Supporting Actor for Hannah and Her Sisters (won)
    • 2000 Best Supporting Actor for The Cider House Rules (won)
    • 2003 Best Actor for The Quiet American
  • Personal Favorite: Sleuth (1972)

Appearing in over one hundred fifteen films, Caine was knighted for his incredible contribution to cinema in 2000. This career spans over 6 decades and he is one of only three actors to be nominated for an Oscar in five different decades. The other two being Jack Nicholson, and his Sleuth co-star, Laurence Olivier. Caine is ranked the ninth highest grossing box office star, thanks mostly to his recent collaborations with director Chris Nolan. (The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Prestige, Inception, Interstellar) However, his richest period was easily the 60s, making his mark in British film with classics like Zulu, Gambit, The Ipcress File, The Wrong Box, Alfie, and The Italian Job.

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