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Michael Caine is a Actor and Producer British born on 14 march 1933 at Rotherhithe (United-kingdom)

Michael Caine

Michael Caine
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Birth name Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, Jr.
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 14 march 1933 (85 years) at Rotherhithe (United-kingdom)
Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Sir Michael Caine, CBE (/keɪn/; born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; 14 March 1933), is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon.

He made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in a number of acclaimed British films, including Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), Alfie (1966), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, The Italian Job (1969), and Battle of Britain (1969). His most notable roles in the 1970s included Get Carter (1971), The Last Valley, Sleuth (1972), for which he earned his second Academy Award nomination, The Man Who Would Be King (1975), and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He achieved some of his greatest critical success in the 1980s, with Educating Rita (1983) earning him the BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. In 1986, he received an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters.

Caine played Ebenezer Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992). Having by that time practically retired from acting on the big screen, he enjoyed a career resurgence in the late 1990s, receiving his second Golden Globe Award for his performance in Little Voice in 1998 and receiving his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Cider House Rules the following year. Caine played Nigel Powers in the 2002 parody Austin Powers in Goldmember, and Alfred Pennyworth in Christopher Nolan's Batman film series. He appeared in several other of Nolan's films including The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), and Interstellar (2014). He also appeared as a supporting character in Alfonso Cuarón's Children of Men and Pixar's 2011 film Cars 2.

Caine is one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every decade from the 1960s to 2000s (the other one being Jack Nicholson; Laurence Olivier was also nominated for an acting Academy Award in five different decades, beginning in 1939 and ending in 1978). In 2000, Caine was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his contribution to cinema.

Biography

Caine lives in Leatherhead, Surrey, and is patron to the Leatherhead Drama Festival. He has also lived in North Stoke, Oxfordshire, Clewer near Windsor, Berkshire, Lowestoft in Suffolk and Chelsea Harbour in London. In addition, Caine owns an apartment at the Apogee in Miami Beach, Florida. He still keeps a small flat near where he grew up in south east London. Caine has published two volumes of memoirs, What's It All About? in 1992 and The Elephant to Hollywood in 2010.

He was married to actress Patricia Haines from 1955 to 1962. They have a daughter, Dominique (who was named after the heroine of the novel The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand). He dated Bianca Jagger in 1968. Caine has been married to actress and model Shakira Baksh since 8 January 1973. They met after Caine saw her appearing in a Maxwell House coffee commercial and a friend gave him her telephone number. They have a daughter, Natasha Haleema. As a Christian married to a Muslim, he says "no questions or issues ever come up" and describes his wife's beliefs as "very benign".

Proud of his working-class roots, Caine has spoken of the opportunities his film career gave him: "I got to play football with Pelé, for God’s sake. And I danced with Bob Fosse." He also became close friends with John Lennon, stating: "With John and I it was a case of bonding because we were both working class and we shared a sense of humour. We were pretending we weren’t who people thought we were." His closest friends today include two former James Bonds, Sean Connery and Roger Moore.

Caine quit his 80-a-day cigarette habit in the early 1970s after a lecture by Tony Curtis. Caine is a fan of the sport of cricket. This was alluded to by Gary Oldman, who acted with Caine in the Dark Knight Rises, when he talks about Caine's acting methods: "It's, 'Take one'. He got it. 'Take two', got it. 'Take three', got it. He's just on the money… He doesn't f*** around because he wants to get back to cricket."

Some time after his mother died, Caine and his younger brother, Stanley, learned they had an elder half-brother, named David. He suffered from severe epilepsy and had been kept in Cane Hill Mental Hospital his entire life. Although their mother regularly visited her first son in the hospital, even her husband did not know the child existed. David died in 1992.

Trivia books written by Caine include Not Many People Know That!, And Not Many People Know This Either!, Michael Caine's Moving Picture Show and Not A Lot of People Know This is 1988. Proceeds from the books went to the National Playing Fields Association, a UK charity which Caine served as Vice President, which aims to protect and promote open spaces for sports and recreation in British cities and towns.

Best films

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
(Actor)
The Dark Knight (2008)
(Actor)
Interstellar (2014)
(Actor)
Cars 2 (2011)
(Actor)
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
(Actor)
Batman Begins (2005)
(Actor)

Usually with

Hans Zimmer
Hans Zimmer
(8 films)
Mike Hodges
Mike Hodges
(2 films)
Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(6 films)
Lee Smith
Lee Smith
(7 films)
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Filmography of Michael Caine (142 films)

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Actor

Sherlock Gnomes, 1h26
Directed by John Stevenson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Actors Johnny Depp, James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige, Michael Caine
Roles Lord Redbrick (voice)
Rating50% 2.508942.508942.508942.508942.50894
Sherlock Gnomes et son assistant, Gnome Watson, font irruption dans un musée, où leur ennemi juré, une mascotte de tarte nommée Moriarty, tient en otage des gnomes, projetant de les écraser. Après une brève bataille, Moriarty est vaincu et apparemment écrasé par un squelette de dinosaure.
Going in Style
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Crime
Themes Buddy films, Heist films
Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Matt Dillon, Ann-Margret
Roles Joe Harding
Rating65% 3.299943.299943.299943.299943.29994
Amis de longue date, Willie, Joe et Al décident de s’écarter du droit chemin pour la première fois de leur vie quand leur fond de pension est victime d’une opération financière. Soudain incapables de payer leurs factures et de subvenir aux besoins de leurs familles, les trois retraités vont jouer le tout pour le tout afin de faire tomber la banque qui les a ruinés.
Dunkirk
Dunkirk (2017)
, 1h47
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Thriller, Action, Historical
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles, James D'Arcy
Roles Radio Communication (voice)
Rating78% 3.9454953.9454953.9454953.9454953.945495
Au début de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en mai 1940, environ 400 000 soldats britanniques, canadiens, français et belges se retrouvent encerclés par les troupes allemandes dans la poche de Dunkerque. L'opération Dynamo est mise en place pour évacuer le Corps expéditionnaire britannique (CEB) vers l'Angleterre.
Going in Style, 1h36
Directed by Zach Braff
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Crime
Themes Vieillesse, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Joey King, Maria Dizzia, Matt Dillon
Roles Joe Harding
Rating65% 3.299943.299943.299943.299943.29994
Willie Davis, Joe Harding et Albert Garner sont trois amis octogénaires à la retraite. L'entreprise pour laquelle ils ont jadis travaillé a délocalisé son activité et leur retraite est partie en fumée. Fauchés, ils décident de braquer la banque Williamsburg, qu'ils jugent responsable de leurs problèmes économiques.
Now You See Me: The Second Act, 2h9
Directed by Jon Chu
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine
Roles Arthur Tressler
Rating65% 3.254213.254213.254213.254213.25421
Three years after the events of the first film, Arthur Tressler's son, Walter (Daniel Radcliffe), seeks to bring "The Four Horsemen" to justice, after his father's imprisonment.
Danny Collins, 1h46
Directed by Dan Fogelman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians
Actors Al Pacino, Jennifer Garner, Jeremy Lee Renner, Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale, Julianne Moore
Rating69% 3.498443.498443.498443.498443.49844
Aging 1970s rocker Danny Collins (Al Pacino) cannot give up his hard-living ways – but then his manager, Frank Grubman (Christopher Plummer), uncovers a 40-year-old undelivered letter to him from John Lennon. After reading the letter, Danny decides to change his way of life. He travels to New Jersey to connect with his grown son, whom he has never met. Before leaving, he discovers that his young fiancé has been sleeping with another man in their home. He gives them his blessing and allows them to stay in the house.
Kingsman: The Secret Service, 2h9
Directed by Matthew Vaughn
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Spy, Crime
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism, Superhero films
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Colin Firth, Hugh Jackman, Mark Strong, Lady Gaga
Roles Chester King / Arthur
Rating76% 3.849973.849973.849973.849973.84997
During a raid in the Middle East, a probationary secret agent sacrifices himself to save his team. Feeling guilt over the loss of his colleague, Harry Hart, code-named "Galahad", delivers a bravery medal to the agent's widow, Michelle Unwin, and her young son, Gary "Eggsy", saying that if they ever need help, they should call the phone number on the back of the medal and deliver a coded message.
The Last Witch Hunter, 1h45
Directed by Breck Eisner
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Inbar Lavi, Elijah Wood, Michael Caine, Rena Owen
Roles Dolan 36th
Rating59% 2.9966052.9966052.9966052.9966052.996605
Kaulder (Vin Diesel) is a witch-hunter who was cursed with eternal life in the Middle Ages by the Witch Queen (Julie Engelbrecht). The Witch Queen was planning to unleash a deadly plague to wipe out humanity but Kaulder was able to defeat her. Prior to seemingly dying the Witch Queen cursed him with eternal life as punishment. 800 years later, Kaulder is still working as a witch hunter for an organization which aims to keep the truce between humans and witches. Ever since he was made immortal by the Witch Queen, Kaulder is accompanied by a priest called a "Dolan" whose main purpose is to record the achievements of Kaulder and to be his keeper. The 36th Dolan (Michael Caine) is retiring from his duties and has chosen a new Dolan to work alongside Kaulder. However, the very same night he dies in his sleep. While investigating his apartment, Kaulder and the 37th Dolan (Elijah Wood) discover traces of magic and deduce that the 36th Dolan was murdered by a witch. While tracking down the witch responsible, Kaulder finds traces of old dark magic, last seen before he killed the Witch Queen. Using clues the 36th Dolan left behind, Kaulder goes to a witch bar owned by Chloe (Rose Leslie) to buy a memory spell to "Remember his death". While in the process of reliving his memory, the bar is attacked by Balkazar Kotela, better known as Belial (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson), the witch that killed the 36th Dolan. After attacking Kaulder he proceeds to burn down the place, and attack Chloe at her apartment later in the evening, though Kaulder saves her. After Chloe's friend is killed by Belial, she agrees to help Kaulder get what he needs to kill him.
Youth
Youth (2015)
, 2h4
Directed by Paolo Sorrentino
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Buddy films
Actors Rachel Weisz, Michael Caine, Jane Fonda, Paul Dano, Harvey Keitel, Mădălina Ghenea
Roles Fred Ballinger
Rating72% 3.645963.645963.645963.645963.64596
Septuagenarian best friends Fred Ballinger and Mick Boyle are on vacation in the Swiss Alps, staying at a luxury resort. Fred is a retired composer of classical music; at the hotel, he is approached by an emissary for Queen Elizabeth II to perform his popular piece "Simple Songs" at Prince Philip's birthday concert. Fred turns down the offer, claiming he is not interested in performing anymore – although he still composes pieces in his head when alone. Mick is a filmmaker, and is working with a group of writers to develop the screenplay for his latest film, which he calls his "testament". Also with them is actor Jimmy Tree, who is researching for an upcoming role and frustrated that he is only remembered for his role as a robot. The hotel is inhabited by other quirky individuals, including a young masseuse, an overweight Maradona, and Miss Universe.
Interstellar, 2h49
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Adventure
Themes Environmental films, Space adventure films, Time travel films, Dans l'espace, Films set in the future, Political films, Dystopian films, Space opera, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace
Roles Professor John Brand
Rating82% 4.112784.112784.112784.112784.11278
Crop blight has made growing food on Earth nearly impossible, threatening the existence of humanity. Joe Cooper, a widowed former NASA pilot, runs a farm with his father-in-law Donald, son Tom, and daughter Murphy. Murphy believes her bedroom is haunted by a poltergeist. When the "ghost" creates a pattern of dust on the floor, Cooper realizes an unknown intelligence is using gravity to communicate, and interprets the pattern as geographic coordinates, which Cooper and Murphy follow to a secret NASA installation.
Stonehearst Asylum, 1h52
Directed by Brad Anderson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, Brendan Gleeson, David Thewlis
Roles Dr. Benjamin Salt
Rating67% 3.399213.399213.399213.399213.39921
In 1899, an Oxford University professor demonstrates a case of female hysteria, Lady (Eliza) Graves (Kate Beckinsale), before his class. Drugged and protesting that she is sane, the professor points out that all mental patients claim to be sane, much as all criminals claim to be innocent, as he ignores her demands that he not touch her to induce a fit for the students to observe. The professor advises his students to believe nothing they hear and only half of what they see.
Now You See Me, 1h55
Directed by Louis Leterrier
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Mélanie Laurent, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco
Roles Arthur Tressler
Rating73% 3.650783.650783.650783.650783.65078
Four gifted street magicians—J. Daniel "Danny" Atlas, Merritt McKinney, Henley Reeves, and Jack Wilder—are brought together by an unknown benefactor and, one year later, are performing in Las Vegas as "The Four Horsemen," sponsored by insurance magnate Arthur Tressler. For the finale of their first show, they declare they will rob a bank, and invite audience member Étienne Forcier, an account holder at the Crédit Républicain de Paris, to do it. Forcier is apparently teleported to his bank in France, where he activates an air duct that vacuums up the money and showers it onto the Las Vegas crowd. Upon the discovery that the money really is missing from the bank vault, FBI agent Dylan Rhodes is called to investigate the theft and is partnered with Interpol agent Alma Dray. They arrest the Horsemen, but are forced to release them due to lack of evidence.
Mr. Morgan's Last Love, 1h56
Directed by Sandra Nettelbeck
Origin German
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Michael Caine, Clémence Poésy, Gillian Anderson, Justin Kirk, Jane Alexander, Anne Alvaro
Roles Matthew Morgan
Rating68% 3.4000453.4000453.4000453.4000453.400045
The film centres around a retired, widowed professor (Caine) living in Paris who develops a special relationship with a young French woman (Poésy).
The Dark Knight Rises, 2h45
Directed by Christopher Nolan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Crime
Themes Films about children, Films about terrorism, Batman films, Superhero films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Arme nucléaire
Actors Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Anne Hathaway, Morgan Freeman, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Roles Alfred Pennyworth
Rating77% 3.882263.882263.882263.882263.88226
Eight years after Harvey Dent's (Aaron Eckhart) death, the Dent Act grants the Gotham City Police Department powers which nearly eradicate organized crime. Feeling guilty for covering up Dent's crimes, Police Commissioner James Gordon (Gary Oldman) writes a resignation speech confessing the truth but decides not to use it. Batman has disappeared, and Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) has become a recluse. Cat burglar Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway) obtains Bruce's fingerprints from his home, kidnaps a congressman, then disappears. Selina hands Bruce's fingerprints to Phillip Stryver (Burn Gorman), an assistant to Bruce's business rival John Daggett (Ben Mendelsohn), in hope of having her criminal record erased. Stryver double-crosses Selina, but she uses the congressman's stolen phone to alert the police to their location. Gordon and the police arrive to find the congressman, and then pursue Stryver's men into the sewers while Selina flees. A masked militant named Bane (Tom Hardy) captures Gordon. Gordon escapes and is found by John Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a once-orphaned patrol officer who has deduced Batman's true identity from their similar backgrounds. Gordon promotes Blake to detective, with Blake reporting directly to him.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, 1h35
Directed by Brad Peyton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, La préhistoire, Transport films, Volcanisme, Pirate films, Films based on science fiction novels, Animaux préhistoriques, Political films, Films set in Atlantis
Actors Dwayne Johnson, Josh Hutcherson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzmán, Kristin Davis
Roles Alexander Anderson
Rating58% 2.901172.901172.901172.901172.90117
It has been four years since the events of the first movie. Seventeen-year-old Sean Anderson (Josh Hutcherson) is caught by the police after a brief chase on his dirtbike which ended with him driving into a swimming pool while trying to evade them. Minutes later, his stepfather Hank (Dwayne Johnson) arrives where a police officer (Stephen Caudill) who is friends with Hank tells him that Sean had broken into a remote satellite research center. The police officer also tells Hank that he has talked Mr. and Mrs. McGillicutty (the owners of the swimming pool) out of pressing charges. Hank takes Sean home where his mother Elizabeth (Kristin Davis) is not pleased with his actions or the fact that he and Hank don't get along well.