Michael Caine
Birthday: 1933-03-14
Sir Michael Caine CBE (born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr.; 14 March 1933) is an English actor. Known for his distinctive South London accent, he has appeared in more than 160 films in a career spanning seven decades, and is considered a British film icon. As of February 2017, the films in which Caine has appeared have grossed over $7.8 billion worldwide. Often playing a Cockney, Caine made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in British films such as Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965), Alfie (1966), The Italian Job (1969), and Battle of Britain (1969). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Alfie. His roles in the 1970s included Get Carter (1971), The Last Valley (1971), Sleuth (1972), The Man Who Would Be King (1975), The Eagle Has Landed (1976) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). He earned his second Academy Award nomination for Sleuth and 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 and Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) earning him his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Caine is also known for his performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), and for his comedic roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), Miss Congeniality (2000), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and Secondhand Lions (2003). He received his second Golden Globe Award for Little Voice (1998). In 1999, he received his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a sympathetic doctor in The Cider House Rules. He portrayed a British journalist in Vietnam in The Quiet American (2002), earning his sixth Oscar nomination, and appeared in Alfonso Cuaron's dystopian drama film Children of Men (2006). Caine portrayed Alfred Pennyworth in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012). He appeared in several other of Nolan's films including The Prestige (2006), Inception (2010), Interstellar (2014) and Tenet (2020). He also appeared in the heist thriller film Now You See Me (2013), the action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), the Italian drama Youth (2015) and the crime film King of Thieves (2018).
Career History
Being Produced
2022
Medieval as Lord Boreš
The Sound of 007 as Self (archive footage)
2021
Best Sellers as Harris Shaw
Twist as Fagin
2020
Four Kids and It as Psammead (voice)
Come Away as Charlie
Tenet as Sir Michael Crosby
2019
An Accidental Studio as Himself (archive footage)
2018
Dear Dictator as General Anton Vincent
King of Thieves as Brian Reader
Sherlock Gnomes as Lord Redbrick (voice)
Quincy as Self
2017
My Generation as Self
Going in Style as Joe Harding
Dunkirk as Voice on Radio
2016
Our Queen at Ninety as Self (archive footage)
Now You See Me 2 as Arthur Tressler
2015
Youth as Fred Ballinger
The Last Witch Hunter as Dolan 36th
Inside Interstellar as Self / Professor Brand
2014
Interstellar as Professor John Brand
Stonehearst Asylum as Dr. Benjamin Salt
2013
2012
The Dark Knight Rises as Alfred Pennyworth
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island as Alexander Anderson
2011
Gnomeo & Juliet as Lord Redbrick (voice)
Cars 2 as Finn McMissile (voice)
Discovering Hamlet as Horatio (archive footage)
2010
Inception as Stephen Miles
2009
Is Anybody There? as Clarence
Harry Brown as Harry Brown
Pinter's Progress as Himself
2008
The Dark Knight as Alfred Pennyworth
2007
Sleuth as Andrew Wyke
Flawless as Mr. Hobbs
2006
2005
Batman Begins as Alfred Pennyworth
The Weather Man as Robert Spritzel
Bewitched as Nigel Bigelow
2004
Around the Bend as Henry Lair
2003
The Actors as Anthony O'Malley
Secondhand Lions as Garth
The Statement as Pierre Brossard
Quicksand as Jake Mellows
2002
The Quiet American as Thomas Fowler
Austin Powers in Goldmember as Nigel Powers
2001
Last Orders as Jack
2000
Shiner as Billy 'Shiner' Simpson
Miss Congeniality as Victor Melling
Quills as Dr. Royer-Collard
Get Carter as Cliff Brumby
1999
The Cider House Rules as Dr. Wilbur Larch
1998
Shadow Run as Haskell
Little Voice as Ray Say
Curtain Call as Max Gale
1997
Mandela and de Klerk as F.W. de Klerk
1996
1995
1994
On Deadly Ground as Michael Jennings
Charlie Sheen's Stunts Spectacular as Himself - (archive footage)
1992
Blue Ice as Harry Anders
Noises Off... as Lloyd Fellowes
1991
1990
A Shock to the System as Graham Marshall
Bullseye! as Sidney Lipton / Doctor Hicklar
Jekyll & Hyde as Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde
Mr. Destiny as Mike
1989
1988
Without a Clue as Sherlock Holmes
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels as Lawrence Jamieson
1987
The Fourth Protocol as John Preston
Surrender as Sean Stein
Jaws: The Revenge as Hoagie Newcombe
1986
The Whistle Blower as Frank Jones
Hero as Narrator (voice)
Half Moon Street as Lord Sam Bulbeck
Sweet Liberty as Elliott James
Mona Lisa as Mortwell
1985
1984
The Jigsaw Man as Philip Kimberley / Sergei Kuzminsky
Blame It on Rio as Matthew Hollins
Terror in the Aisles as Dr. Robert Elliott (archive footage) (uncredited)
1983
Educating Rita as Dr. Frank Bryant
The Honorary Consul as Charley Fortnum
The Meaning of Life as British Soldier (segment "Fighting Each Other")
1982
Deathtrap as Sidney Bruhl
1981
The Hand as Jonathan Lansdale
Escape to Victory as Captain John Colby
1980
The Island as Blair Maynard
Dressed to Kill as Doctor Robert Elliott
1979
Beyond the Poseidon Adventure as Captain Mike Turner
Ashanti as Dr. David Linderby
1978
The Swarm as Brad Crane
California Suite as Sidney Cochran
1977
Silver Bears as Doc Fletcher
A Bridge Too Far as Lt. Col. John O.E. Vandeleur
1976
The Eagle Has Landed as Col. Kurt Steiner
1975
Peeper as Leslie C. Tucker
The Man Who Would Be King as Peachy Carnehan
The Wilby Conspiracy as Jim Keogh
1974
The Black Windmill as Maj. John Tarrant
The Marseille Contract as John Deray / John Davos
1972
Pulp as Mickey King
Sleuth as Milo Tindle
1971
Get Carter as Jack Carter
Kidnapped as Alan Breck
The Last Valley as The Captain
Zee and Co. as Robert Blakeley
1970
Too Late the Hero as Pvt. Tosh Hearne
Simon Simon as Himself
1969
The Italian Job as Charlie Croker
Battle of Britain as Squadron Leader Canfield
Play Dirty as Capt. Douglas
Male of the Species as Cornelius
1968
The Magus as Nicholas Urfe
Deadfall as Henry
1967
Billion Dollar Brain as Harry Palmer
Hurry Sundown as Henry Warren
Woman Times Seven as Handsome Stranger
1966
Funeral in Berlin as Harry Palmer
Alfie as Alfie Elkins
Gambit as Harry
The Wrong Box as Michael Hubert Gregory Finsbury
1965
The Ipcress File as Harry Palmer
1964
Zulu as Lt. Gonville Bromhead
Hamlet at Elsinore as Horatio
1962
Solo for Sparrow as Paddy Mooney
1961
The Day the Earth Caught Fire as Checkpoint Policeman (uncredited)
1960
The Bulldog Breed as Sailor in Cinema Fight (uncredited)
Foxhole in Cairo as Weber
1959
Danger Within as Prisoner with Pin-Up (uncredited)
1958
Passport to Shame as Bridegroom (uncredited)
Blind Spot as Johnny Brent
The Two-Headed Spy as Gestapo Agent
Carve Her Name with Pride as Train Prisoner (uncredited)
1957
1956
A Hill in Korea as Pvt. Lockyer
Sailor Beware as Sailor (Uncredited)