Michael Caine Overview:

Actor, Michael Caine, was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite on Mar 14, 1933 in Rotherhithe, London. As of December 2020, Michael Caine was 87 years old.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Michael Caine was nominated for six Academy Awards, winning two for Best Supporting Actor for Hannah and Her Sisters (as Elliot) and The Cider House Rules (as Dr. Wilbur Larch) in 1986 and 1999 respectively.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1966Best ActorAlfie (1966)AlfieNominated
1972Best ActorSleuth (1972)Milo TindaleNominated
1983Best ActorEducating Rita (1983)Dr. Frank BryantNominated
1986Best Supporting ActorHannah and Her Sisters (1986)ElliotWon
1999Best Supporting ActorThe Cider House Rules (1999)Dr. Wilbur LarchWon
2002Best ActorThe Quiet AmericanThomas FowlerNominated
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Michael Caine's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #196 on Jul 11, 2008.

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The Man Who Would Be King (1975): Starring Sean Connery &

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There is a sense that John Huston is on a tear to prove he can outdo David Lean. However, this might only be an observation based rather unfairly on circumstance. Because Huston purportedly meant to make the picture at numerous junctions in his career, though it never got off the ground with any of ... Read full article


Sleuth (1972): Starring Laurence Olivier and

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and Shirley MacLaine Execute a Gambit

By Rick29 on Aug 22, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Shirley MacLaine as Nicole. This review contains a spoiler. In the first 29 minutes of Gambit (1966), we see art thief Harry Dean () execute the perfect heist with the aid of dance hall girl Nicole (Shirley MacLaine) and his partner Emile (John Abbott). Of course, it turns out that ... Read full article


Attends a Funeral in Berlin

By Rick29 on Mar 13, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

In this 1966 follow-up to the previous year's Ipcress File, returns as Cockney thief-turned-spy Harry Palmer. The bespectacled Palmer still works for British intelligence and he's gotten a promotion. The bad news is that he remains on a suspended prison sentence and needs an interest-f... Read full article


Attends a Funeral in Berlin

By Rick29 on Mar 13, 2018 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

In this 1966 follow-up to the previous year's Ipcress File, returns as Cockney thief-turned-spy Harry Palmer. The bespectacled Palmer still works for British intelligence and he's gotten a promotion. The bad news is that he remains on a suspended prison sentence and needs an interest-f... Read full article


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Michael Caine Quotes:

Leo Newbigen: [Nude in the sauna with Anya] Harry hey, what do you think, huh? Isn't she something?
Harry Palmer: Yeah, she's great. How's the wife and kids, Leo?


Harry Palmer: OK, Leo, what's the catch?
Leo Newbigen: There's no catch.
Harry Palmer: Then who gets killed?
Leo Newbigen: Nobody gets killed.
Harry Palmer: There's no catch, and nobody gets killed? I'd still like to know more about it, Leo.


Alfie: I've never told her that I love her - except at those times when you've *got* to say something for appearance's sake.


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Michael Caine Facts
An ardent Thatcherite during the 1980s, Caine switched his support to Tony Blair's New Labour Party shortly before the 1997 General Election.

Has been nominated for an Oscar at least once in five consecutive decades (1960s-2000s).

He was awarded a Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2000 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his contribution to the performing arts.

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