October 19, 1940
82 years old
Ireland - U.K.
5 ft 11¼ in | 181 cm
94 kg | 207 lbs
Sir Michael John Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, on October 19, 1940, is 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 is 82 years old.
Michael Gambon net worth is around 15 million dollars.
He played Professor Albus Dumbledore in the 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 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
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.
Has 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
Good friend with actress Maggie Smith.
He was married to Anna Miller (1962-1999) they have one son, Fergus.
Has been in relationship with Philippa Hart since 2000, they have two sons, Thomas and William.