Michael Caine, Best Supporting Actor 1986 & 1999: MovieMonday.com
HANNAH & HER SISTERS (Comedy - PG/13)
Michael Caine won his first Supporting Oscar for playing one of the men involved with the sisters.
1999: THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (Drama)
Michael Caine won his second Supporting Oscar for playing Dr. Larch, who lives a full life being director of an orphanage, and offering healthcare to his community, and being a mentor to an unadopted young man, Homer, who he trains to be a doctor. Homer has other plans for his life.
Michael Caine (1933 - )
A British leading man, born in London, as Maurice Micklewhite, who
was a son of a fish-market porter and a charlady. Michael Caine fought
in the Korean War. After his service, he was drawn to the theater,
becoming a stage manager, which was the start of his stage and film
career. He changed his name to Caine, from the film "The Caine
Mutiny," on advice of his agent. Michael Caine's first film that
brought him international fame was his British Officer role in "Zulu."
His following performances in "The Ipcress File" and "Alfie,"
made him a bankable star "of the first magnitude." Michael
Caine took advantage of his popularity, and did a flurry of films,
of various quality throughout the years, always doing his best. In
1993, he was awarded the prestigious CBE Award by the Queen. (Commander
Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire).
His nominations (Best Actor) were for:
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