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Sir Michael John Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, on October 19, 1940, was an Irish-British actor. Young Michael Gambon began his acting career on the stage. He landed his professional stage debut in a play "Othello" (1962) in role as "Second Gentleman", at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin. He got his first big break as a Galileo in a play "The Life of Galileo" (1980) at Olivier Theatre, National Theatre Company. He made his big screen debut in British film Othello (1965) in role as Senator / Soldier / Cypriot. He got his television debut in British drama series Softly, Softly (1967) in episode "Appointment in Wyvern", in role as Pete Lucas. Michael's breakthrough performance came as Philip Marlow in BBC drama series The Singing Detective (1986).

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Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon
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Birth Date

October 19, 1940


September 28, 2023


Ireland - U.K.

Sun Sign


Natural hair color


Eye color



5 ft 11¼ in | 181 cm


94 kg | 207 lbs

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Best Movies

He played Professor Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter film series:

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)

He voiced Uncle Pastuzo in live-action animated comedy films:

Paddington (2014)

Paddington 2 (2017)

He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor for his role as Lt. General Leland Henry Zevo in fantasy comedy movie Toys (1992).

He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his role as John Harrison in drama movie Longitude (2000).

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or a TV Movie and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie for his role as Lyndon B. Johnson in HBO biographical film Path to War (2002).

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) crime drama as Albert Spica

Sleepy Hollow (1999) gothic supernatural horror as Baltus Van Tassel

Open Range (2003) Western as Denton Baxter

Gosford Park (2001) comedy mystery as Sir William McCordle

Mobsters (1991) drama crime as Salvatore Maranzano

Mary Reilly (1996) horror drama as Mr. Reilly

Charlotte Gray (2001) drama as Levade

He voiced Franklin Bean in stop motion animated comedy movie Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009).

Clean Slate (1994) comedy as Philip Cornell

Turtle Diary (1986) comedy romance as George Fairbairn

Page Eight (2011) thriller drama as Benedict Baron

Quartet (2012) comedy drama as Cedric Livingstone

Brideshead Revisited (2008) romance drama as Lord Marchmain

The Browning Version (1994) drama as Dr. Frobisher

The King's Speech (2010) historical drama as King George V

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) action spy comedy as Sir Giles / Arthur

King of Thieves (2018) crime drama as Billy "The Fish" Lincoln

The Book of Eli (2010) post-apocalyptic neo-Western action as George

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) comedy drama as Oseary Drakoulias

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) science fiction action adventure as Morris Paley

Judy (2019) biographical drama as Bernard Delfont

Best TV Shows

He won the British Academy Television Award for Best Actor for his roles in BBC television series:

The Singing Detective (1986) as Philip Marlow

Wives and Daughters (1999) as Squire Hamley

Perfect Strangers (2001) as Raymond

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Mr. Woodhouse in BBC drama serial Emma (2009).

The Borderers (1968-1970) BBC series as Gavin Ker

The Challengers (1972) CBC Television biographical series as John Killane

Maigret (1992-1993) ITV series as Insp. Maigret

Faith (1994) ITV thriller political drama series as Peter John Moreton

Samson and Delilah (1996) TNT miniseries as King Hanun

Luck (2012) HBO miniseries as Michael "Mike" Smythe

Restless (2012) PBS miniseries as Baron Mansfield

Quirke (2014) BBC One crime drama series in role as Judge Garret Griffin

The Casual Vacancy (2015) HBO miniseries as Howard Mollison

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI, Part I (2016) BBC miniseries as Mortimer

Fearless (2017) ITV crime thriller drama series as Sir Alastair McKinnon

Little Women (2017) BBC historical drama series as Mr. Laurence

Fortitude (2015-2019) Sky Atlantic horror psychological thriller series as Henry Tyson


Attended St Aloysius Boys' School in Somers Town.

Attended St Aloysius' College in Hornsey Lane, Highgate and Crayford Secondary School in North End, Kent.

Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, England.

He was trained under Laurence Olivier.

Had Irish ancestry.

He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Tom Sergeant in a play "Skylight" (1995-1996).

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 1990.

He won three Olivier Awards for his performances in a plays:

A Chorus of Disapproval (1985) as Dafydd ap Llewellyn, at Olivier Theatre, National Theatre Company

A View from the Bridge (1987) as Eddie Carbone, at Cottesloe Theatre, National Theatre Company

Man of the Moment (1990) as Douglas Beechey, at Globe Theatre, London

Michael died on September 28, 2023, Witham, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.


He was married to Anna Miller (1962-1999) they had one son, Fergus.


He was in relationship with Philippa Hart (2000-2023), they had two sons, Thomas and William.