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Michael Gambon

Michael Gambon
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Birth Date

October 19, 1940

Age

80 years old

Nationality

Ireland - U.K.

Sun Sign

Libra

Natural hair color

Salt and Pepper

Eye color

Green

Height

6 ft 0 in | 183 cm

Net Worth

$15 Million

Weight

80 kg | 176 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

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 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 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 television serial drama The Singing Detective (1986).

New Movies

Judy (2019) biographical drama in role as Bernard Delfont, opposite Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley and Finn Wittrock

Cordelia (2019) drama horror thriller in role as Moses, with Johnny Flynn and Catherine McCormack

Best Movies

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 (2014) and Paddington 2 (2017).

The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover (1989) crime drama opposite Richard Bohringer, Helen Mirren and Alan Howard

Sleepy Hollow (1999) gothic supernatural horror with Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Christopher Walken

Open Range (2003) Western opposite Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner and Annette Bening

Gosford Park (2001) comedy mystery with Maggie Smith, Helen Mirren and Kristin Scott Thomas

Mobsters (1991) drama crime opposite Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey and Rodney Eastman

Toys (1992) fantasy comedy with Robin Williams, Robin Wright and Joan Cusack

Mary Reilly (1996) horror drama opposite Julia Roberts and John Malkovich

Charlotte Gray (2001) drama with Cate Blanchett and Billy Crudup

Clean Slate (1994) comedy opposite Dana Carvey, Valeria Golino and James Earl Jones

Turtle Diary (1986) comedy romance with Glenda Jackson‎ and ‎Ben Kingsley

Page Eight (2011) thriller drama opposite Bill Nighy, Rachel Weisz and Ralph Fiennes

Quartet (2012) comedy drama with Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay

Brideshead Revisited (2008) romance drama opposite Matthew Goode, Emma Thompson and Ben Whishaw

The Browning Version (1994) drama with Albert Finney and Greta Scacchi

The King's Speech (2010) historical drama opposite Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) action spy comedy with Julianne Moore, Halle Berry and Jeff Bridges

King of Thieves (2018) crime drama opposite Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay and Charlie Cox

The Book of Eli (2010) post-apocalyptic neo-Western action with Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman and Mila Kunis

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) comedy drama opposite Bill Murray, Owen Wilson and Cate Blanchett

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) science fiction action adventure with Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Angelina Jolie

TV Shows

He won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for his roles in:

The Singing Detective (1986) BBC television serial drama in role as Philip Marlow

Wives and Daughters (1999) BBC miniseries in role as Squire Hamley

Longitude (2000) television drama movie in role as John Harrison

Perfect Strangers (2001) BBC Two television drama serial in role as Raymond

He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and a Emmy Award for Best Actor for his role as Lyndon B. Johnson in HBO biographical television film Path to War (2002).

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 television drama serial Emma (2009).

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

The Challengers (1972) biographical television series in role as John Killane

The Other One (1997-1999) comedy series in role as Brian Bryant

Maigret (1992-1993) British television series in role as Insp. Maigret

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

Samson and Delilah (1996) miniseries in role as King Hanun

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

Restless (2012) PBS miniseries in role as Baron Mansfield

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

The Casual Vacancy (2015) HBO miniseries in role as Howard Mollison

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

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

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

Fortitude (2015-2019) horror psychological thriller series in role as Henry Tyson

Facts

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.

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) in role as Dafydd ap Llewellyn, at Olivier Theatre, National Theatre Company

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

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

He doesn't like being interviewed.

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

Relationships

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

Has been in a long-term relationship with Philippa Hart, since 2000, they have two children.

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