Sir Michael John Gambon CBE (born 19 October 1940) is an Irish-born British character actor who has worked in theatre, television, and film. He is also known as The Great Gambon as dubbed by actor Ralph Richardson. He was trained under Laurence Olivier and started his long work on stage in the National Theatre. He received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play for his work in David Hare’s Skylight on Broadway. Gambon retired from stage acting in 2015 due to memory loss.
Gambon is most famous for portraying Professor Albus Dumbledore in the final six Harry Potter films after the death of Richard Harris who had previously played the role. His other films include, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989), The Wings of the Dove (1997), Amazing Grace (2006), The King's Speech (2010), and Quartet (2012). Gambon has appeared in various television projects including, The Singing Detective (1986), Wives and Daughters (1999), Path to War (2002), Cranford (2007), Emma (2009), The Casual Vacancy (2015), Churchill's Secret (2016), The Hollow Crown (2016), and Little Women (2017).
|Born Name:||Michael John Gambon|
|Born:||Oct 19, 1940 in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland|
|Read More On:||Wikipedia|