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Michael Caine

Actor
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Net worth 2018: $75 Million
Residence: Rotherhithe
BirthDay: 14 March 1933
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.84 m
Education: Wilson's School, Hackney Downs School
BIOGRAPHY

Michael Caine was bornon 14 March 1933 in Rotherhithe, British, American, is Actor. Michael Caine is a distinguished actor renowned for his Cockney accent and powerful depiction of roles. He was born as Maurice Joseph Micklewhite in a working class family in South East London and was named after his father, who was a porter at a fish market. From there he rose to become one of the most celebrated stars in the English as well as American entertainment industry. In a career spanning almost sixty years, Caine has appeared in around 115 films and earned numerous awards and nominations. Today, he is regarded as a British film icon and is ranked as the ninth highest grossing box office star. In spite of such adulation, he still remains a family oriented private person much interested in charity work. Although he had to change his name in the beginning of his career he never forgot his root and so when he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000, he accepted the honor as Maurice Micklewhite. Apart from being an established actor, Caine is also a reputed writer and has authored nine books, which includes his autobiographies ‘What’s It All About’ and ‘The Elephants to Hollywood’.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$75 Million

TIMELINE
2010

’Inception’, a 2010 multi starrer, was another of his noteworthy works

2002

‘The Quiet American’ (2002) is another example of his major works

2000

It was followed by many more hit films such as ‘Miss Congeniality’ (2000), ‘Last Orders’ (2001), ‘The Quiet American’ (2002), ‘Secondhand Lions’ (2003), “Around the Bend’ (2004), and ‘The Dark Knight’ (2008)

1999

‘The Cider House Rules’ (1999) earned him several awards and nominations

1998

Then 1998 onwards he experienced a resurgence in his career

1990

Subsequently, Caine slowed down a bit, appearing in mediocre films for better part of the 1990s

1986

Few Other significant works of this decade were ‘Mona Lisa’ (1986), ‘Jaws, The Revenge’ (1987), ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

1983

Caine considers ‘Educating Rita’ (1983) to be his best work

1980

Caine began the 1980s with box office hits like ‘Dressed to Kill’ (1980), ‘The Island’ (1980), ‘Educating Rita’ (1983) etc

1975

’The Man Who Would Be King’ (1975), directed by John Houston, is considered to be one of Michael Caine’s early major works

1973

On 8 January 1973, he married actress and model Shakira Baksh

1970

Although he received critical acclaim for his roles in all of these films, two of his best works in 1970s were ‘Sleuth’ (1972) and ’The Man Who Would Be King’ (1975)

1966

The film was followed by few other hits like ‘Funeral in Berlin’ (1966), ‘Play Dirty’ (1969), ‘Battle of Britain’ (1969), ‘Too Late the Hero’ (1970), ‘The Last Valley’ (1971) and ‘Get Carter’ (1971), ‘The Eagle Has Land (1976), ‘The Silver Bears’ (1978), ‘California Suit’ (1978), Bridge Too Far’ (1977) etc

1965

However, it was his next film ‘The Ipcress File’ (1965), which actually made him a star

1964

’Zulu’, premiered on 22 January 1964 received extremely positive reviews

1963

His big break came in 1963, while he was playing Meff in ‘Next Time I'll Sing to You’, a Cockney comedy at Criterion Theatre in Piccadilly

1956

But since he played the part of an un-credited sailor, ‘A Hill in Korea’, also released in 1956, is considered to be his debut film

1955

Michael Caine married actress Patricia Haines in 1955

1954

He first became Michael Scot and then inspired by Humphrey Bogart’s film ‘The Caine Mutiny’ (1954), he changed his name to Michael Caine

1952

Set in 1952 in Saigon, the story revolves on a love triangle between Thomas Fowler, a British journalist played by Caine; Alden Pyle; an American aid worker and Phuong, a Vietnamese woman

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