Better known as Michael Caine. And not many people know that.
Before he was Sir Michael Caine, the English actor and British film icon, he was simply Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr. The son of a fish market porter father, and of a mother who was a charwoman and cook. He went on to appear in over 130 films which as of February 2007 have grossed over $7.8 billion worldwide. He is ranked no 20 on the list of highest-grossing box office stars.