Not Many People Know That: Michael Caines Almanac Of Amazing Information by Michael CaineThis is an entertaining book which I read awhile ago, before Michael Caine became famous again as Alfred in the Christopher Nolan Batman movies. Anyway, its fun to read although I think now with Google, one can easily challenge the veracity of some of the amazing information in this book. For instance, Michael shares us a nugget of information of Ivan the Terrible, with the Czar claiming he had “deflowered thousands of virgins and butchered a similar number of resulting offspring.” Now thats exhaustion, but is it really true?
Michael Caine Interview - part two - Parkinson - BBC
He initially adopted the stage name Michael Scott, until his agent informed him that another actor was using it. Looking out of the phone box he was in for inspiration, he saw that the Leicester Square Odeon was showing The Caine Mutiny. Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.
Michael Caine: Hollywood legend's wife, children, age, biggest films and more facts
He has appeared in more than films in a career spanning 70 years and is considered a British film icon. He made his breakthrough in the s with starring roles in British films, including Zulu , The Ipcress File , Alfie , for which he was nominated for an Academy Award , The Italian Job , and Battle of Britain This was his first starring role in several years, which led to a career resurgence in the late s, receiving his second Golden Globe Award for his performance in Little Voice in , and receiving his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for The Cider House Rules , the following year. He appeared in several other of Nolan's films, including The Prestige , Inception , and Interstellar Caine is one of only two actors nominated for an Academy Award for acting in every decade from the s to the s, the other one being Jack Nicholson ; Laurence Olivier was also nominated for an acting Academy Award in five different decades, beginning in and ending in Caine appeared in seven films that featured in the British Film Institute 's greatest British films of the 20th century. Caine had an elder maternal half-brother named David William Burchell, and a younger full brother, Stanley Micklewhite.
Men of the Year. One of the original Sixties working-class heroes, he has outlasted his peers with a career that is well into its fifth decade. Bizarrely, Britain's most iconic and prolific actor, and cinema's most famous voice ever, is also a chill-out DJ - and not a lot of people know that. A few years ago, on a Tuesday morning in March, a friend of mine made a fairly run-of-the-mill telephone call. My friend is somewhat taken aback. Can you imagine Tom Cruise behaving in the same way? Or Paris Hilton?
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