Now 70 years young, he began aiming in this direction when he was 10 years old. "I was in a pantomime and I got a round of applause and loved it. Afterward, I realized it was because my fly was open."Nowadays, whenever he makes an appearance, he first looks to see if his fly is open. Only Michael and Jack Nicholson have been nominated for an Oscar in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s.
Does he plan to continue that specialty? " I'll have another go for one more and then retire when I'm 90."
To the question, "Is there anyone in Hollywood that you'd still want to work with?", Michael Caine says, "Jennifer Lawrence. I think she's wonderful. I voted for her for the Oscar: I'd love to play her grandfather or something."
Having played Alfie, do you still know what it's all about? Laughing, Michael murmurs, "No, whenever you think you know, you get a surprise!"