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Michael Caine Is Still Able

Legendary English actor Sir Michael Caine is 86 on the 14th of March.


Michael's first foray in acting came as a twenty year old when he gained walk on parts in the theatre.

His first role in a movie came in 1956 when he appeared in A Hill in Korea.

In the late 50's and the 60's he appeared in a number of tv roles.

In the 60's he was in the films Zulu, Alfie and The Italian Job.

His 70's movies included Get Carter, Sleuth & The Eagle Has Landed.

In the 80's he starred in the hit movies Educating Rita, Hannah & Her Sisters and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, opposite Steve Martin.

In the 90's he found it harder to find good roles but this changed in 1999, when he won his second Academy Award for The Cider House Rules.

In 2000 he appeared opposite Sandra Bullock in the hit movie Miss Congeniality.

Mchael played Austin's father in Austin Powers Goldmember and Alfred in Batman Begins in 2005.

Last year he starred in the movie King of Thieves.

After being awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1992, Michael was knighted in 2000.