Sir Michael Caine CBE is an English actor. As of February 2017, the films in which Caine has appeared have grossed over $7.8 billion worldwide. Often playing a Cockney, Caine made his breakthrough in the 1960s with starring roles in British films such as Zulu, The Ipcress File, Alfie, The Italian Job, and Battle of Britain. He was first nominated for an Academy Award for Alfie in 1967.
He earned his second Academy Award nomination for Sleuth and achieved some of his greatest critical success in the 1980s. Educating Rita earnt him both BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor and Woody Allen’s Hannah and Her Sisters earnt him his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Caine is also known for his performance as Ebenezer Scrooge in The Muppet Christmas Carol and for his comedic roles in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Miss Congeniality, Austin Powers in Goldmember and Secondhand Lions.
In 1999, he received his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as a sympathetic doctor in The Cider House Rules. Caine has appeared in seven films that featured in the British Film Institute’s 100 greatest British films of the 20th century.
Alongside Laurence Olivier, Paul Newman, and Jack Nicholson, Caine is one of only four male actors to be nominated for an Academy Award for acting in five different decades. Caine has appeared in seven films that featured in the British Film Institute’s 100 greatest British films of the 20th century. In 2000, he received a BAFTA Fellowship and was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to cinema.
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