Michael Gambon

Movie Actor

Birthday October 19, 1940

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Dublin, Ireland

DEATH DATE Sep 27, 2023 (82)

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Gained fame as Albus Dumbledore in the universally popular Harry Potter film franchise. By appearing in The Singing Detective, and Maigret, he gained acclaim as a television actor. He also voiced the character Uncle Pastuzo in the 2014 film Paddington.

Before Fame

He became noticed after his role in the stage production of The Norman Conquests. Though he was born in Dublin, his father had him become a British citizen, which later allowed him to be knighted.


He was widely recognized for his role as King George V in the award-winning 2010 film The King's Speech.

Family Life

He married Anne Miller in 1962. They separated in 1999. His children are Fergus, Michael, and William Gambon.

Associated With

He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in the 2002 film Path to War, a biographical film from the perspective of Lyndon B. Johnson.