Sir Michael Caine is one of the most iconic actors of our time, who got his international breakthrough playing the lead in Lewis Gilbert’s Alfie in 1966. His performances have seen him knighted by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II in 2000.
He has appeared in numerous films and television programmes over the last five decades, including Zulu, Alfie, Italian Job, Get Carter, Jack the Ripper, Children of Men, Sleuth, Inception and Christopher Nolan’s Dark KnightTrilogy. He is currently starring in Louis Leterrier’s Now You See Me and is set to rejoin Christopher Nolan in the 2014 film Interstellar.
Michael has won two Academy awards for his performances in Hannah and Her Sisters and The Cider House Rules, as well as three Golden Globes for Educating Rita, Jack the Ripper and Little Voice. His performance in Educating Rita also landed him a BAFTA. As well as acting, Michael Caine has written two autobiographies What’s it all About?and Elephant to Hollywood.