Michael Caine Biography (1933-)



Original name, Maurice Joseph Micklewhite; born March 14, 1933, in Bermondsey, London, England; son of Maurice Joseph (a fish market porter) and Ellen Frances Marie (a cook and charwoman; maiden name, Burchell) Micklewhite; marriedPatricia Haines (an actress), 1955 (one source says 1954; divorced, c. 1958); married Shakira Khatoon Baksh (a model and actress), January 8, 1973; children: (first marriage) Dominique; (second marriage) Natasha. Education:Attended Wilson's Grammar School, London, England. Avocational interests: Gardening, reading, cooking, dancing, electronics. Addresses: Agent-- Dennis Selinger, International Creative Management, 76 OxfordSt., London W1R 1RB, England. Career: Actor. Owner of a film production company. South Beach Brasserie, South Miami Beach, FL, restaurant owner, beginning in 1996; owner of restaurants in London, England. Military service: British Army, 1951-53; served in Germany and Korea. Awards, Honors: British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best British actor, 1966, for The Ipcress File; National Society of Film CriticsAward and Academy Award nomination, both best actor, both 1966, Golden GlobeAward nomination, best motion picture actor--drama, and British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best British actor, both 1967, allfor Alfie; Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actor--musical/comedy, 1967, for Gambit; Academy Award nomination, best actor,1972, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best motion picture actor--drama, 1973, both for Sleuth; Golden Globe Award, best performance by an actorin a motion picture--comedy/musical, British Academy of Film and TelevisionArts Award, best actor, and Academy Award nomination, best actor, all 1983, for Educating Rita; British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best actor, 1984, for Beyond the Limit; Academy Award, bestsupporting actor, 1986, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best performanceby an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture, British Academy of Filmand Television Arts Award nomination, best actor, both 1987, for Hannah and Her Sisters; Variety Club Award, film actor of the year, 1988; GoldenGlobe Award (with others), best performance by an actor in a miniseries or motion picture made for television, 1989, for Jack the Ripper; Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a motion picture--comedy/musical, 1989, for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or special, 1990, and Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a miniseries or motion picturemade for television, 1991, both for Jekyll and Hyde; Commander, Orderof the British Empire, 1992; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding lead actor ina miniseries or special, 1994, for World War II: When Lions Roared; Silver Seashell, San Sebastian International Film Festival, best actor, 1996,for Blood and Wine; named one of the "top 100 movie stars of all time," Empire magazine, 1997; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding supportingactor in a miniseries or a special, 1997, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, miniseries, or motion picture made for television, and Golden Satellite Award nomination, bestperformance by an actor in a supporting role in a miniseries or motion picture made for television, both 1998, all for Mandela and de Klerk; Career Achievement Award, National Board of Review, 1998; Special Award, Evening Standard British Film Awards, for "services not only to British film, but also to international cinema," 1999; Golden Globe Award, best performanceby an actor in a motion picture--comedy/musical, Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role, British Academyof Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best performance by an actor ina leading role, British Independent Film Award nomination, best actor, Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, best supporting actor, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a motion picture--comedy or musical, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast, all 1999, and ALFS Award, London Critics Circle, British supporting actor of the year, 2000, all for Little Voice;Academy Award, best actor in a supporting role, Screen Actors Guild Award, outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role, Golden Globe Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motionpicture, British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a supporting role, Golden Satellite Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a supporting role, drama, and Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by a cast ina theatrical motion picture, all 2000, for The Cider House Rules; academy fellowship, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 2000; knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, 2000, for contribution to the performing arts. Addresses: Agent: Dennis Selinger, International Creative Management, 76 Oxford St., London W1R 1RB, England.

Nationality
English
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
March 14, 1933
Bermondsey, London, England

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