Michael Caine just turned 88, and while many of us may know the legendary actor as “that guy who’s surprisingly wise” in every Christopher Nolan movie, he’s been around a lot longer than that. An Oscar-winning actor with over 70 years in the industry, Caine is lauded as one of the all times greats. And deservedly.
Caine has been nominated for six Academy Awards. He won one in 2000 for his role as Dr. Wilbur Larch in “The Cider House Rules.” Fans around the world have taken to Twitter to wish the actor a happy 88th Birthday.
For Nolan fans, Michael Caine is one of the most admired. He made a terrific Alfred in “The Dark Knight” trilogy, and brilliant as Cutter in “The Prestige.” Now, even though he’s 88, Michael Caine is not slowing down. He’s got 4 movies in development, according to IMDb.
Check out this contact sheet of a young Michael Caine in 1964. And then go on and watch a Michael Caine movie in his honor. You won’t have trouble finding one, with 173 credits to his name. And here’s to many more birthdays for one of the greatest screen actors in history!