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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 35 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Dark Knight
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Alfred
The Prestige
The Prestige Cutter
Inception Miles


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 2017 Coup D'etat (post-production)
General Anton Vincent
 2017 Going in Style (completed)
 2015 GivingTales (Video Game)
Narrator - Little Claus and Big Claus (voice, as Sir Michael Caine)
 2011 Cars 2
Finn McMissile (voice)
 2010 Inception
 2007 Flawless
 2007 Sleuth
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
 2004 Around the Bend
Henry Lair
 2003 Quicksand
Jake Mellows
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Newspaper Editor / William Wood / Steelworker / ...
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Newspaper Editor (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... William Wood / Steelworker (voice)
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Everett, Edward (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... Lord Cornwallis (voice)
- Liberty for All (2003) ... The Rev. John Cotton (voice)
 2001 Last Orders
 2000 Shiner
Billy 'Shiner' Simpson
 2000 Quills
 1999 The Debtors
 1998 It All Came True
Max Gale
 1998 Shadow Run
 1996 Blood and Wine
Victor 'Vic' Spansky
 1995 Bullet to Beijing (TV Movie)
Harry Palmer
 1990 Bullseye!
Sidney Lipton / Doctor Hicklar
 1990 Mr. Destiny
 1990 A Shock to the System
Graham Marshall
 1987/I Surrender
Sean Stein
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge
 1986 The Whistle Blower
Frank Jones
 1986 Half Moon Street
Lord Bulbeck
 1986 Mona Lisa
 1985 The Holcroft Covenant
Noel Holcroft
 1985 Water
 1983 Beyond the Limit
Charley Fortnum, Consul
 1983 The Jigsaw Man
Philip Kimberley / Sergei Kuzminsky
 1981 Victory
Capt. John Colby - The Players: England
 1981 The Hand
Jonathan Lansdale
 1980 The Island
Blair Maynard
 1979 Ashanti
Dr. David Linderby
 1978 The Swarm
Brad Crane
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Lieutenant Colonel J.O.E. Vandeleur
 1977 Silver Bears
Doc Fletcher
 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 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Cornelius (1969) ... Cornelius
 1969 Male of the Species (TV Movie)
 1969 Play Dirty
Capt. Douglas
 1968 Deadfall
Henry Stuart Clarke
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Handsome Stranger (segment "Snow")
 1966 The Wrong Box
Michael Finsbury
 1966 Alfie
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
George Grant / Willie Mossop / PC Wimbush
- The Other Man (1964) ... George Grant
- Ring of Truth (1961) ... PC Wimbush
 1964 Hamlet at Elsinore (TV Movie)
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Reggie Downes / Johnny
- The Way with Reggie (1963) ... Reggie Downes
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Police Station PC (uncredited)
 1962 The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.1 (1962)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Arthur Green
- Drama '62: Luck of the Draw (1962) ... Arthur Green
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Paddy Mooney
- Solo for Sparrow (1962) ... Paddy Mooney
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Latimer / Tosh
- So Many Children (1962) ... Paul Latimer
- Somewhere for the Night (1961) ... Tosh
 1962 Solo for Sparrow
Paddy Mooney
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Checkpoint Policeman (uncredited)
 1961 The Younger Generation (TV Series)
Ray the Raver
- Goodbye Charlie (1961) ... Ray the Raver
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series)
 1961 The Compartment (TV Movie)
Young Man
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Ship That Couldn't Stop (1961) ... Helmsman
 1961 Walk a Crooked Mile (TV Mini-Series)
Police constable
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Sailor in Cinema Fight (uncredited)
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
 1960 No Wreath for the General (TV Series)
Second Police Constable
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Second Police Constable
 1960 Golden Girl (TV Series)
- Snatch (1960) ... Detective
 1960 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Ted Drake
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Ted Drake
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
- Man on the Pier (1960) ... Photographer
 1958-1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Sgt. Wiener / Max
- The General's Daughter (1959) ... Sgt. Wiener
- The Prisoner (1958) ... Max
 1957-1959 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Tufty Morris / Brocklehurst / Indian Pedlar
- Helmet on the Sideboard (1959) ... Tufty Morris
- Bracelets for the Groom (1958) ... Brocklehurst
- A Penn'orth of Allsorts (1957) ... Indian Pedlar
 1959 Breakout
Prisoner with Pin-Up (uncredited)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Exterior Guard
- The Dark Side of the Earth (1959) ... Exterior Guard
 1958 Room 43
Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Gestapo Agent
 1956-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Third P.C. / Court orderly / Fighter / ...
- The Frog (1958) ... Third P.C.
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1958) ... Court orderly
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1957) ... Fighter
- The Lark (1956) ... Boudousse
 1958 Blind Spot
Johnny Brent
 1958 The Key
Bit part (uncredited)
 1958 A Woman of Mystery
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 The Vise (TV Series)
- The Sucker Game (1958) ... Folsham
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited)
 1957 Mister Charlesworth (TV Series)
- Mink Is Where You Find It (1957) ... Dusty
 1957 Escape (TV Series)
- The Warrant Officer (1957) ... Bill
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 Blood Money (TV Movie)
 1956 The Crime of the Century (TV Series)
- Taffy (1956)
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Third Knight
- The Magic Sword (1956) ... Third Knight (as Michael Scott)
 1956 Hell in Korea
Pvt. Lockyer
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Sailor (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (209 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (50 credits)

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Other Works:

Narrates "Little Claus and Big Claus" in GivingTales - a children's app of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 21 Interviews | 24 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 43 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Caine | Michael Scott


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

What you have now which you didn't have when I was young is drugs. You had alcoholism, people getting pissed, but you never had the drugs and that is a massive problem. We were shooting in Hackney and someone local came up to me and said, 'Welcome to Crackney!' It was a gentler time when I was young. There were vicious gangsters but they were professional gangsters. They chose who they hit and ... See more »


Favorite film is The Third Man (1949). See more »


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