Michael Caine

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Maurice Joseph Micklewhite
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/14/1933, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Michael Caine Fast Facts:
  • Saw combat duty in Korea as a member of the Royal Fusiliers.
  • Got his start in acting with a job as an assistant stage manager at the Horsham Repertory Company.
  • Used stage name of Michael Scott until he discovered it was already taken by another actor; switched to Michael Caine while looking at a movie poster for The Caine Mutiny.
  • Wife Shakira was a runner-up for Miss Universe.
  • Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000.
  • In 2007, released a mix CD of his favorite chill-out songs called Cained.
  • Was made a commander of Arts and Letters by France's culture minister in 2011.
  • Has owned multiple restaurants in London, as well as one in Miami.
  • Author of several books of trivia and autobiographies, in addition to a book on acting.
  • Supports Fields in Trust (formerly known as the National Playing Fields Association) and donated the proceeds from his trivia books to the organization.
  • Is a fan of the Chelsea Football Club.
  • Michael Caine Relationships:
  • Patricia Haines - Ex-wife
  • Shakira Caine - Wife
  • Dominique Caine - Daughter
  • Stanley Micklewhite - Brother
  • Ellen Maria Burchell - Mother
  • Natasha Caine - Daughter
  • David Burchell - Half Brother
  • Maurice Micklewhite - Father
  • Michael Caine Awards:
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1986 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1999 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 2002 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1965 BAFTA Film Awards: Best British Actor - Nominee
  • 1999 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1972 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1966 BAFTA Film Awards: Best British Actor - Nominee
  • 2000 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2002 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1983 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1998 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 1973 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1983 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1986 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1999 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Winner
  • 1983 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner

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