Michael Caine: The Man Who Slowly Became A Truly Amazing Character Actor

The actor has become synonymous with the proper British characters he is known to play over the past two decades.

Rob Dudley
Created by Rob Dudley
On Mar 3, 2017
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Michael Caine is an actor that is managing to bridge generations of movie fans. To some, he is the actor well known for sharing screens with the likes of Maggie Smith, and to others, he's known as the man behind the role of Alfred in the Batman/Dark Knight series of films.

Over the past twenty or so years, Caine has become a tried-and-true character actor, playing the wry, often sarcastic, usually proper, older British man in many popular films.

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It all seemed to start after Caine held the leading role in what ended up becoming an almost cult classic of a holiday film. After that, he settled into the roles he's now known for, like the ones below.

Miss Congeniality (2000):

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The Prestige (2006)

The Dark Knight (2008):

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Caine also played the role in the other two other movies in the Dark Knight trilogy.

Inception (2010):

Now You See Me (2013):

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Interstellar (2014):

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014):

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What's your favorite Michael Caine role? Let us know in the comments below!