Actor Michael Caine (88) reveals retirement specifics: “I’m not the age to get roles”

Among other things, Kane clarifies to the Daily Mail that he is not saying goodbye to the film world himself, but that certain roles are often written for actors of the age.

“I’ve had a few roles in the last two years because no one is making the kind of movies I want to be in and I’m 88,” Cain said. “There isn’t an abundance of script with the 88-year-old main character.”

Kane also insists that he will not disappear from the public stage anyway. He intends to remain active as a writer for some time while he has written his memoirs, among other things.

“I have written many successful books. So I no longer see myself as an actor but as a writer. It’s great because as an actor you have to wake up at 5.30 in the morning to go to the studio, but As a writer, you can start without getting out of bed.”

Sir Michael Caine has put in a strong eighty form in two major film productions in recent years: “Dunkirk” (2017) and “Tenet” (2020). British director Christopher Nolan, who directed both films, must have invited him for a small role. He only wants to make an exception for her. Kane and Nolan have a special bond: Since 2005, the actor has starred in every of Nolan’s films.

In his long career, Michael Caine has been nominated for an Oscar 6 times. He is one of three actors to be nominated for an Oscar in five different decades, along with Jack Nicholson and Paul Newman. Kane won an Academy Award twice: one in 1986 for Best Supporting Actor for “Hannah and Her Sisters,” another in 1999 for “The Cider House Rules.” He has been an officer of the Order of the British Empire since 2000.

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