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Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean War, where he saw combat. Upon his return to England he... See full bio »
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Won 2 Oscars. Another 34 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Stonehearst Asylum
Dr. Salt
 2011 Cars 2
Finn McMissile (voice)
 2010 Inception
Miles
 2007 Flawless
Hobbs
 2007 Sleuth
Andrew
 2004 Around the Bend
Henry Lair
 2003 The Statement
Pierre Brossard
 2003 Quicksand
Jake Mellows
 2001 Last Orders
Jack
 2000 Shiner
Billy 'Shiner' Simpson
 2000 Quills
Dr. Royer-Collard
 1999 The Debtors
 1998 It All Came True
Max Gale
 1998 Shadow Run
Haskell
 1996 Blood and Wine
Victor 'Vic' Spansky
 1990 Bullseye!
Sidney Lipton / Doctor Hicklar
 1990 A Shock to the System
Graham Marshall
 1987 Surrender
Sean Stein
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge
Hoagie
 1986 The Whistle Blower
Frank Jones
 1986 Half Moon Street
Lord Bulbeck
 1986 Mona Lisa
Mortwell
 1985 The Holcroft Covenant
Noel Holcroft
 1985 Water
Baxter
 1984 The Jigsaw Man
Philip Kimberley / Sergei Kuzminsky
 1981 Victory
Capt. John Colby - The Players: England
 1980 The Island
Blair Maynard
 1979 Ashanti
Dr. David Linderby
 1978 The Swarm
Brad Crane
 1978 Silver Bears
Doc Fletcher
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Lieutenant Colonel J.O.E. Vandeleur
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Colonel Steiner
 1976 Peeper
Leslie C. Tucker
 1975 The Wilby Conspiracy
Jim Keogh
 1974 The Destructors
John Deray
 1972 Pulp
Mickey King
 1972 X, Y and Zee
Robert Blakeley
 1971 The Last Valley
The Captain
 1969 Play Dirty
Capt. Douglas
 1968 Deadfall
Henry Stuart Clarke
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Handsome Stranger (segment "Snow")
 1966 Gambit
Harry
 1966 The Wrong Box
Michael Finsbury
 1966 Alfie
Alfie
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Police Station PC (uncredited)
 1962 Solo for Sparrow
Paddy Mooney
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Checkpoint Policeman (uncredited)
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Sailor in Cinema Fight (uncredited)
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
Weber
 1959 Breakout
Prisoner with Pin-Up (uncredited)
 1958 Room 43
Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Gestapo Agent
 1958 Blind Spot
Johnny Brent
 1958 The Key
Bit part (uncredited)
 1958 A Woman of Mystery
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited)
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1956 Hell in Korea
Pvt. Lockyer
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Sailor (uncredited)
 1950 Operation Disaster
Teaboy (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Other Works:

Book: "Not Many People Know It's 1988!" (Robson, 1987) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 21 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 39 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Caine | Michael Scott

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on some of his mid-career flops] I did a couple of pictures which were absolutely dreadful - one was Blue Ice (1992), and another with Olivier, where I played a spy based on Philby [The Jigsaw Man (1984).] I thought there was no need to put myself through it. I had enough money. I opened eight restaurants, goofed around in Miami, until Jack Nicholson persuaded me to do Blood and Wine (1996) with... See more »

Trivia:

His first American accent was in the film Hurry Sundown (1967). He was taught the Southern drawl by Vivien Leigh, who told him to say "four door Ford" all day long for weeks. (source - "What's it all about?" Michael Caine's autobiography - 1992) See more »

Trademark:

Tall, lean frame See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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