March 14, 1933 (90)
Michael Caine is a British actor who has appeared in over 130 films. Caine’s breakout role was in the 1964 film “Zulu,” but it was his performance in the 1966 film “Alfie” that earned him critical acclaim and established him as a leading man in Hollywood.
Caine has appeared in a variety of films, ranging from dramas to comedies to action movies. He has starred in several iconic films, including “The Italian Job,” “Get Carter,” and “The Dark Knight” trilogy, in which he played the character of Alfred Pennyworth.
Caine has won two Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor. He won his first Oscar in 1987 for his role in “Hannah and Her Sisters,” and his second in 1999 for his performance in “The Cider House Rules.” In addition, he has been nominated for six other Academy Awards throughout his career.
Throughout his career, Caine has collaborated with actors like Morgan Freeman, Christian Bale, and Jude Law, who he co-starred with in the 2004 film “Alfie.” He has also worked with directors like Christopher Nolan and Woody Allen, who he has collaborated with on multiple films.
Caine has been a vocal advocate for animal welfare issues for many years. In addition, he has been a vegetarian for over 40 years and has spoken out about the importance of reducing meat consumption for environmental reasons.