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  • Michael Caine

    Born on March 14, 1933 in Rotherhithe, London, England

awards & nominations

The Quiet American (2002)

Michael Caine as "Thomas Fowler"

From the classic novel by Graham Greene comes a murder mystery centered on a love triangle set against the French Indochina War in Vietnam, circa 1952. It's the story of a veteran English journalist (Michael Caine), a young American (Brendan Fraser), and a beautiful Vietnamese woman caught between them. This is a world where nothing is what it seems -- suffused with opium, intrigue, and betrayal.

Academy Award (2002) Nominated Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (2002) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

The Cider House Rules (1999)

Michael Caine as "Dr. Wilbur Larch"

The film follows the life of Homer Wells (Tobey Maguire), a precocious orphan who leaves his lifelong home and his loving tutor, Dr. Larch (Michael Caine) to explore the world. While Homer struggles to make a life for himself on his own, he must make monumental decisions that will change the course of his future and deeply affect the lives of those around him.

Academy Award (1999) Won Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999) Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Golden Globe (1999) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Little Voice (1983)

Michael Caine as "Ray Say"

A London talent agent (Michael Caine) learns his girlfriend's (Brenda Blethyn) repressed daughter (Jane Horrocks) is brilliant at mimicking singers.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1998) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Mandela and de Klerk (1997)

Michael Caine as "F.W. de Klerk"

On June 12, 1964, political activist Nelson Mandela (Sidney Poitier) is sentenced to life in prison for treason against the South African state. During the years of his incarceration at Robben Island, Mandela rises to become the symbolic leader of black South Africa. Meanwhile, Mandela's one-time ideological foil, South Africa's white president, F.W. de Klerk (Michael Caine), puts into place reforms that bring an end to his country's decades-old policy of racial segregation: apartheid.

Golden Globe (1998) Nominated Best Performance by An Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Jekyll & Hyde (1990)

Michael Caine as "Dr. Henry Jekyll/Mr. Edward Hyde"

A Victorian London doctor (Michael Caine) messes with nature, drinks a potion and frees his bad side.

Emmy (Primetime) (1990) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (1990) Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

Michael Caine as "Lawrence Jamieson"

Con artist Lawrence Jamieson (Michael Caine) is a longtime resident of a luxurious coastal resort, where he enjoys the fruits of his deceptions -- that is, until a competitor, Freddy Benson (Steve Martin), shows up. When the new guy's lowbrow tactics impinge on his own work, Jamieson resolves to get rid of him. Confident of his own duplicitous talents, Jamieson challenges Benson to a winner-takes-all competition: whoever swindles their latest mark first can stay, while the other must leave town.

Golden Globe (1988) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Michael Caine as "Elliot"

Three successive family Thanksgiving dinners mark time for Hannah (Mia Farrow), her younger sisters Lee (Barbara Hershey) and Holly (Dianne Wiest) and the men in their lives. Lee is having an affair with Hannah's husband, Elliot (Michael Caine), and trying to end her Svengali-like romance with artist Frederick (Max von Sydow). Holly is frustrated by her lack of career fulfillment and her increasing dependence on Hannah's largesse, while being courted by the hypochondriac Mickey (Woody Allen).

Academy Award (1986) Won Best Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1986) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Golden Globe (1986) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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