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Updated: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:15:00 GMT | By Thomas Oakey
Michael Caine at 80: life in pictures

Acting great reaches a milestone birthday



Acting great reaches a milestone birthday (© Julian Makey/Rex Features)
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Oscar winner and cinema great Michael Caine celebrates his 80th birthday today. Born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite on 14 March, 1933 in Southwark, London, Caine went on to become one of film’s most enduring – and most imitated - stars through appearances in the likes of Alfie, The Italian Job and Get Carter, and he remains one of Britain’s most recognisable performers to this day.

Click through to remember the life and films of one of the world's most celebrated actors.

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