With more films to his name than years—including Alfie, Get Carter, A Bridge Too Far, The Cider House Rules, The Quiet American, and The Weatherman—a prestigious knighthood, and countless awards, Michael Caine is one of the most esteemed actors of his day. He has maintained the balance of critical respect and unswerving popularity and has established himself as a performer of the highest rank. In this in-depth biography, William Hall sketches the picture of a man who has known his share of hard times, including the poverty of his youth and the pain of discovering his long-lost brother in a psychiatric hospital. He also reveals a man who has achieved his success through a mixture of innate talent, cool charm, barbed wit, and shrewd intelligence.
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