TV

Michael Caine

Ranked #55 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
 
Co-owns top London restaurant Langan's Brasserie.
 
Awarded CBE (Commander Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire) in 1993.
 
Took his name from the film The Caine Mutiny (1954)
 
Shared a London flat with actor Terence Stamp early in his career.
 
When formally knighted at Buckingham Palace on 16 November 2000, he was knighted under his real name of Maurice Micklewhite. He will be known professionally as Sir Michael Caine.
 
He owns seven restaurants: six in London, one in Miami.
 
Father, with Shakira Caine, of Natasha.
 
The production offices of Mona Lisa (1986) were located in the disused St Olave's hospital, the very hospital in which Caine was born.
 
The role of Alfie was turned down by Anthony Newley and Terence Stamp before it was offered to him.
 
"Michael Caine", a top 10 song in Britain in the mid-'80s by the group Madness, had his "My Name Is Michael Caine" quote sampled into the song.
 
Starred with Donald Sutherland in a 1964 TV production of "Hamlet." Sutherland later starred in The Italian Job (2003), a re-make of Caine's film The Italian Job (1969).
 
He and Quincy Jones were born on the same day.
 
Is close friends with Sir Sean Connery, Sir Roger Moore, Sir Elton John and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber.
 
Was the first person to be nominated for an acting Razzie award for more than one title. He was nominated for Worst Actor of 1980 at the very first Razzie awards for his roles in the films Dressed to Kill and The Island.
 
Superstar Swedish rock band Kent refer to him in their song "Palace and Main"
 
Near the end of The Muppet Christmas Carol, he passes by a store named "Mickelwhite's."
 
Michael:I've never been out with a married woman, never. I respect others' properties."
 
Michael: I have never seen it, but by all accounts it is terrible. However, I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific.
 
Michael: I used to get the girl; now I get the part. In 'The Quiet American' you may have noticed I got the part and the girl. It's a milestone for me, because it's the last time I'm going to get the girl. I'm sure of it, now I'm nearly 70.
 
Michael: The best research [for playing a drunk] is being a British actor for 20 years.
 
Michael: First of all, I choose the great [roles], and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.
 
Michael is a popular subject for impressionists and mimics.
 
One of Michael's well known roles include the spy "Harry Palmer", in "The Ipcress File".
 
When he first became an actor, Michael chose the stage name "Michael Scott".
 
Michael will star in the "Batman Begins" sequel.
 
Brother is Stanley Caine.
 
Appeared in Zulu.
 
Appeared in The Italian JOB
 
Appeared in Batman Begins
 
Appeared in Get Carter
 
Appeared in thr remake of Get Carter.
 
Appeared in Bewitched
 
Appeared in A Hill In Korea.
 
Appeared How To Murder A Rich Uncle.
 
Upon meeting Laurence Olivier for the first time on the set of Sleuth (1972), he was unsure of how to address Olivier. Olivier told him that he should be called Lord Olivier the first time, and after that, he could simply call him "Larry."
 
Three of his memorable films (Alfie (1966), The Italian Job (1969), and Get Carter (1971)), and have all been remade.