Maurice Joseph Micklewhite popularly known as Michael Caine is a renowned actor and author of United Kingdom. He was born on 14th March, 1933 in London and started his career in 1956. He is the recipient of Academy Award, Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award.
Michael Caine started his career in 1956, appearing in the role of Michael in the movie titled Yield to the Night. In 1957, he appeared in The Steel Bayonet, followed by a role in “A woman of Mystery”. His first breakthrough performance came in 1966, in the movie titled “Alfie”, playing the Academy award nominated-role of Alfie Elkins.
In the same year he appeared in the role of Harry Tristan Dean in “Gambit”, followed by a major role in “Funeral” in Berlin. After a successful start to his career, he appeared in several leading roles in movies including “Hurry Sundown”, “Deadfall”, “Battle of Britain”, “The Last Valley” and “Pulp”. In 1972, he appeared in the role of Milo Tindle in the movie titled “Sleuth”, which won him critical acclaim.
Michael Caine has won several nominations and award throughout his career, for several outstanding performances, which hold testimony to his stature as an actor. He won Academy Award nominations for movies including Alfie in 1966, Sleuth in 1972, Educating Rita in 1983 and The Quiet American in 2002.
He has won Academy Award in the category for best supporting actor in 1986 for his role in Hannah and Her Sisters and in 1999 for the movie titled The Cider House Rules. In addition to these awards, he has won Golden Globe award nomination and several other awards and nominations.
Top Ten Movies of Michael Caine
- Billion Dollar Brain
- Educating Rita
- Hannah and Her Sisters
- Little Voice
- The Cider House Rules
- The Quiet American
- Harry Brown