From Alfie To Alfred And Onward: Michael Caine

Actor Sir Michael Caine

hide captionSir Michael Caine recently received the ShoWest lifetime achievement award.

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In his more than 40 year career thus far, Sir Michael Caine has made more than 100 films and won two Academy Awards.

One of Caine's most iconic roles was that of Alfie, the title character in the 1966 film about a swinging bachelor in London. He is perhaps most well known for his role as Alfred, Bruce Wayne's butler in the Batman movies.

In the new film Is There Anybody There? Caine plays Clarence, a retired magician navigating the beginning stages of dementia. As he settles in to a family-run nursing home on the English seaside, he develops a friendship with the inquisitive 10-year old son of the owners.

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