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Michael Gambon

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Birthday
19, 1940
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
19, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland

About

He 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.

Trivia

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 his wife, Anne Miller, when he was twenty-two years-old. 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.