Caine, Michael


Caine, Michael
   b. Deptford, London, 1933
   Actor
   Michael Caine (born Maurice Micklewhite) is regarded as the most successful of the breed of English film actors that came to prominence in the mid-1960s. The idea of working-class actors being major stars was new to the industry, and along with others such as Terence Stamp, David Hemmings and Albert Finney, Caine personified the shift in class cultures within the arts. Making his name in the films Zulu (1964), The Ipcress File (1965) and Alfie (1966), Caine moved to Hollywood, where he starred in numerous blockbusters. He received an Oscar for his role in Woody Allen’s Hannah and her Sisters (1986), and has since returned to live in Britain.
   SAM JOHNSTONE

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