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Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in London, to Ellen Frances Marie (Burchell), a charlady, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish-market porter. He left school at age 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before joining the British army and serving in Korea during the Korean War, where he saw combat. Upon his return to ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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The Dark Knight
The Prestige
The Prestige Cutter
Youth Fred Ballinger
The Cider House Rules
The Cider House Rules Dr. Wilbur Larch


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 2018 Dear Dictator (post-production)
General Anton Vincent
 2018 Sherlock Gnomes (filming)
Lord Redbrick (voice)
 2017 Dunkirk
Fortis Leader (voice, uncredited)
 2017 Going in Style
Joe Harding
 2016 Now You See Me 2
Arthur Tressler
 2015 The Last Witch Hunter
Dolan 36th
 2015 GivingTales (Video Game)
Narrator - Little Claus and Big Claus (voice, as Sir Michael Caine)
 2015/I Youth
Fred Ballinger
 2014 Interstellar
Professor Brand
 2014 Stonehearst Asylum
Benjamin Salt
 2013 Last Love
Matthew Morgan
 2013/I Now You See Me
Arthur Tressler
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises
 2011 Cars 2
Finn McMissile (voice)
 2011 Gnomeo & Juliet
Lord Redbrick (voice)
 2010 Inception
 2009 Harry Brown
Harry Brown
 2008 Is Anybody There?
 2008 The Dark Knight
 2007 Flawless
 2007 Sleuth
 2006 The Prestige
 2006 Children of Men
 2005 The Weather Man
Robert Spritzel
 2005 Bewitched
Nigel Bigelow
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
 2005 Batman Begins
 2004 Around the Bend
Henry Lair
 2003 The Statement
Pierre Brossard
 2003 Secondhand Lions
 2003 The Actors
Anthony O'Malley
 2003 Quicksand
Jake Mellows
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
Newspaper Editor / William Wood / Steelworker / ...
- Yearning to Breathe Free (2003) ... Newspaper Editor (voice)
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... William Wood / Steelworker (voice)
- Wake Up America (2003) ... Everett, Edward (voice)
- Revolution (2003) ... Lord Cornwallis (voice)
- Liberty for All (2003) ... The Rev. John Cotton (voice)
 2002 On the Set Gag Reel (Video short)
Scrooge (uncredited)
 2002 The Quiet American
Thomas Fowler
 2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Nigel Powers
 2001 Last Orders
 2000 Miss Congeniality
Victor Melling
 2000 Get Carter
Cliff Brumby
 2000 Shiner
Billy 'Shiner' Simpson
 2000 Quills
 1999 The Debtors
 1999 The Cider House Rules
Dr. Wilbur Larch
 1998 It All Came True
Max Gale
 1998 Little Voice
Ray Say
 1998 Shadow Run
 1997 Mandela and de Klerk (TV Movie)
F.W. de Klerk
 1997 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Nemo
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Captain Nemo
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Captain Nemo
 1996 Blood and Wine
 1996 Midnight in Saint Petersburg (TV Movie)
Harry Palmer
 1995 Bullet to Beijing (TV Movie)
Harry Palmer
 1994 World War II: When Lions Roared (TV Movie)
Joseph V. Stalin
 1994 On Deadly Ground
Michael Jennings
 1992 Blue Ice
Harry Anders
 1992 Noises Off...
Lloyd Fellowes
 1990 Bullseye!
Sidney Lipton / Doctor Hicklar
 1990 Mr. Destiny
 1990 A Shock to the System
Graham Marshall
 1990 Jekyll & Hyde (TV Movie)
Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Edward Hyde
 1988 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Lawrence Jamieson
 1988 Without a Clue
Reginald Kincaid / Sherlock Holmes
 1988 Jack the Ripper (TV Series)
Inspector Frederick Abberline
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Inspector Frederick Abberline
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Inspector Frederick Abberline
 1987/I Surrender
Sean Stein
 1987 Jaws: The Revenge
 1987 The Fourth Protocol
John Preston
 1986 The Whistle Blower
Frank Jones
 1986 Half Moon Street
Lord Bulbeck
 1986 Mona Lisa
 1986 Sweet Liberty
Elliott James
 1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
 1985 The Holcroft Covenant
Noel Holcroft
 1985 Water
 1984 Blame It on Rio
Matthew Hollis
 1983 Beyond the Limit
Charley Fortnum, Consul
 1983 Educating Rita
Dr. Frank Bryant
 1983 The Meaning of Life
Wounded British Soldier (uncredited)
 1983 The Jigsaw Man
Philip Kimberley / Sergei Kuzminsky
 1982 Deathtrap
Sidney Bruhl
 1981 Victory
Capt. John Colby - The Players: England
 1981 The Hand
Jonathan Lansdale
 1980 Dressed to Kill
Doctor Robert Elliott
 1980 The Island
Blair Maynard
 1979 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Captain Mike Turner
 1979 Ashanti
Dr. David Linderby
 1978 California Suite
Sidney Cochran
 1978 The Swarm
Brad Crane
 1977 A Bridge Too Far
Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur
 1977 Silver Bears
Doc Fletcher
 1976 The Eagle Has Landed
Oberst Kurt Steiner
 1975 The Man Who Would Be King
Peachy Carnehan
 1975 Peeper
Leslie C. Tucker
 1975 The Wilby Conspiracy
Jim Keogh
 1974 The Destructors
John Deray
 1974 The Black Windmill
Maj. John Tarrant
 1972 Sleuth
Milo Tindle
 1972 Pulp
Mickey King
 1972 X, Y and Zee
Robert Blakeley
 1971 Kidnapped
Alan Breck
 1971 Get Carter
Jack Carter
 1971 The Last Valley
The Captain
 1970 Too Late the Hero
Pvt. Tosh Hearne
 1969 Battle of Britain
Squadron Leader Canfield
 1969 The Italian Job
Charlie Croker
 1969 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
- Cornelius (1969) ... Cornelius
 1969 Male of the Species (TV Movie)
 1969 Play Dirty
Capt. Douglas
 1968 The Magus
Nicholas Urfe
 1968 Deadfall
 1967 Billion Dollar Brain
Harry Palmer
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Handsome Stranger (segment "Snow")
 1967 Hurry Sundown
Henry Warren
 1966 Funeral in Berlin
Harry Palmer
 1966 Gambit
Harry Dean
 1966 The Wrong Box
Michael Finsbury
 1966 Alfie
 1965 The Ipcress File
Harry Palmer
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
George Grant / Willie Mossop / PC Wimbush
- The Other Man (1964) ... George Grant
- Hobson's Choice (1962) ... Willie Mossop
- Ring of Truth (1961) ... PC Wimbush
 1964 Hamlet at Elsinore (TV Movie)
 1964 Zulu
Lt. Gonville Bromhead
 1963 First Night (TV Series)
Reggie Downes / Johnny
- The Way with Reggie (1963) ... Reggie Downes
- Funny Noises with Their Mouths (1963) ... Johnny
 1963 The Wrong Arm of the Law
Police Station PC (uncredited)
 1962 The Arthur Haynes Show (TV Series)
- Episode #11.1 (1962)
 1962 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Arthur Green
- Drama '62: Luck of the Draw (1962) ... Arthur Green
 1962 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Paddy Mooney
- Solo for Sparrow (1962) ... Paddy Mooney
 1961-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Latimer / Tosh
- So Many Children (1962) ... Paul Latimer
- Somewhere for the Night (1961) ... Tosh
 1962 Solo for Sparrow
Paddy Mooney
 1961 The Day the Earth Caught Fire
Checkpoint Policeman (uncredited)
 1961 The Younger Generation (TV Series)
Ray the Raver
- Goodbye Charlie (1961) ... Ray the Raver
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series)
 1961 The Compartment (TV Movie)
Young Man
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The Ship That Couldn't Stop (1961) ... Helmsman
 1961 Walk a Crooked Mile (TV Mini-Series)
Police constable
 1960 The Bulldog Breed
Sailor in Cinema Fight (uncredited)
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
 1960 No Wreath for the General (TV Series)
Second Police Constable
- Episode #1.3 (1960) ... Second Police Constable
 1960 Golden Girl (TV Series)
- Snatch (1960) ... Detective
 1960 Deadline Midnight (TV Series)
Ted Drake
- Episode #1.5 (1960) ... Ted Drake
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
- Man on the Pier (1960) ... Photographer
 1958-1959 William Tell (TV Series)
Sgt. Wiener / Max
- The General's Daughter (1959) ... Sgt. Wiener
- The Prisoner (1958) ... Max
 1957-1959 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Tufty Morris / Brocklehurst / Indian Pedlar
- Helmet on the Sideboard (1959) ... Tufty Morris
- Bracelets for the Groom (1958) ... Brocklehurst
- A Penn'orth of Allsorts (1957) ... Indian Pedlar
 1959 Breakout
Prisoner with Pin-Up (uncredited)
 1959 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Exterior Guard
- The Dark Side of the Earth (1959) ... Exterior Guard
 1958 Room 43
Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1958 The Two-Headed Spy
Gestapo Agent
 1956-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Third P.C. / Court orderly / Fighter / ...
- The Frog (1958) ... Third P.C.
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1958) ... Court orderly
- Requiem for a Heavyweight (1957) ... Fighter
- The Lark (1956) ... Boudousse
 1958 Blind Spot
Johnny Brent
 1958 The Key
Bit part (uncredited)
 1958 A Woman of Mystery
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1958 The Vise (TV Series)
- The Sucker Game (1958) ... Folsham
 1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Soldier No. 1
- The Field (1958) ... Soldier No. 1
 1958 Carve Her Name with Pride
Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited)
 1957 Mister Charlesworth (TV Series)
- Mink Is Where You Find It (1957) ... Dusty
 1957 Escape (TV Series)
- The Warrant Officer (1957) ... Bill
 1957 The Steel Bayonet
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1957 Blood Money (TV Movie)
 1956 The Crime of the Century (TV Series)
- Taffy (1956)
 1956 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (TV Series)
Third Knight
- The Magic Sword (1956) ... Third Knight (as Michael Scott)
 1956 Hell in Korea
The National Servicemen: Pte. Lockyer / Pte Lockyer
 1956 Panic in the Parlor
Sailor (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (7 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (226 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (56 credits)

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Narrates "Little Claus and Big Claus" in GivingTales - a children's app of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 9 Print Biographies | 21 Interviews | 25 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Caine | Michael Scott


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[on the death of Tony Curtis] It was a terrible shock and instantly I remembered the first time I'd met him. I was at a party, it was in winter and there was a fire and I was chain-smoking at the time, smoking a lot of cigarettes. I was stood there talking to someone and suddenly I felt a hand in my inside pocket and they took out my cigarettes and chucked them in the fire. I looked up and it was ... See more »


In 2016, at age 83, he finally changed his legal name from Maurice Micklewhite to Michael Caine. He said this was because he was fed up being delayed in airport security by staff who did not understand why the name on his passport did not match the person they recognised. See more »


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