Began acting apprenticeship while still in grammar school
Worked on set of the British film "Morning Departure"
Drafted for the National Service and spent one year in West Berlin and another in the Royal Fusiliers in combat in Korea
Attended night drama classes, supporting himself with various day jobs
First theater job, assistant stage manager at Westminster Repertory Theatre; led to work with Lowestoft Repertory Theater
Appeared in Theatre Workshop in Stratford East, London and Sam Wanamaker's company in Liverpool
Began appearing regularly on TV in mid-1950s
Film acting debut in a bit part in "Hell in Korea"
Appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in London
First starring feature role, playing against type as posh Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead in "Zulu"
Debuted working-class spy Harry Palmer in "The Ipcress File"
First American film, "Gambit" opposite Shirley MacLaine
Earned first Best Actor Oscar nomination for the woman-chasing title character in "Alfie"
Starred in the British cult favorite "The Italian Job"
Received second Best Actor Oscar nomination for his work opposite Laurence Olivier in "Sleuth"
Co-starred opposite Sean Connery in John Huston's epic adventure "The Man Who Would Be King"
Had starring role in Brian De Palma's stylized thriller "Dressed to Kill"
Received third Best Actor Oscar nomination as an alcoholic university professor who mentors a promising female student in "Educating Rita"
Won first Oscar as Mia Farrow's cheating husband in Woody Allen's "Hannah and Her Sisters"
Debut as executive producer, "The Fourth Protocol"
Co-starred with Steve Martin as con artists in the Frank Oz directed comedy "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
American TV miniseries debut, "Jack the Ripper" (CBS)
Co-produced (also starred) the HBO spy drama "Blue Ice"
Portrayed Joseph Stalin in the NBC miniseries "World War II: When Lions Roared"
Reprised the role of Harry Palmer in the Showtime original "Bullet to Beijing"
Received rave reviews for his turn as a sleazy talent agent in "Little Voice"
Won second Academy Award as Dr. Larch in Lasse Hallström's "The Cider House Rules"; adapted by John Irving
Co-starred with Jeffrey Rush and Kate Winslet in the critically acclaimed "Quills"
Starred in the dramatic film "Last Orders" which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival
Appeared in "Austin Powers in Goldmember" as the title character's father
Played a British journalist in Phillip Noyce's "The Quiet American"; received Golden Globe, BAFTA and Oscar nominations
Portrayed Nazi executioner Pierre Brossard in "The Statement"
Cast alongside Robert Duvall in "Secondhand Lions"
Cast as Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in Christopher Nolan's "Batman Begins"
Played Nicole Kidman's ancient warlock father in the comedy "Bewitched"
Played a pot-smoking hippie in Alfonso Cuaron's futuristic tale "The Children of Men"
Again collaborated with director Christopher Nolan for "The Prestige"
Played the role of Andrew Wyke (originally portrayed by Laurence Olivier) in the adaptation of the 1972 film "Sleuth"; Caine also starred in the original opposite Olivier
Co-starred with Demi Moore in "Flawless"
Reprised role of Alfred in the second installment of the revived Batman series "The Dark Knight"
Co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio in the Christopher Nolan directed sci-fi thriller "Inception"
Voiced Finn McMissile, a British secret agent in the animated feature "Cars 2"
Co-starred with Dwayne Johnson in the adventure sequel "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island"
Reprised role of Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred in Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight Rises"