MARCH 14, 1933 - MICHAEL CAINE IS BORN - Michael Caine is popular for his cockney accent and known for his roles in "Alfie" (1966), "Educating Rita" (1983) and "The Dark Knight" trilogy (2005, 2008 and 2012). The two-time Oscar winner Sir Michael Caine, who changed his name from Maurice Micklewhite in 1954, is born in London.
My name is Michael Caine … actor changes name due to Isis Frustrated by increased airport security checks, actor Maurice Micklewhite has decided to replace his birth name with his showbiz moniker for good
Born: March 1933 ~ Maurice Joseph Micklewhite known as Sir Michael Caine, CBE, is an English actor and author. Renowned for his distinctive working class cockney accent, Caine has appeared in over 115 films and is regarded as a British film icon.
After nearly 60 years and some 115 films—you'll find most of them in our photo gallery, including his latest, Interstellar—one thing's clear: whether or not a role is right for Michael Caine, he never does it wrong.