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Michael Gambon

Sir Michael Gambon is an Irish-British actor who has worked in theatre, television and film. A highly respected theatre actor, Gambon is recognised for his role in The Singing Detective and for his role as Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series, replacing the late actor Richard Harris. Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin during World War II. His father, Edward Gambon, was an engineer, and his mother, Mary, was a seamstress. His father decided to seek work in the rebuilding of London, and so the family moved to Mornington Crescent in North London, when Gambon was five. His father had him made a British citizen - a decision that would later allow Michael to receive an actual, rather than honorary, knighthood. Gambon married Anne Miller when he was 22, but has always been secretive about his personal life, responding to one interviewer's question about her: "What wife?" The couple lived near Gravesend, Kent, where she has a workshop. While filming Gosford Park, Gambon brought Philippa Hart on to the set and introduced her to co-stars as his girlfriend. When the affair was revealed in 2002, he moved out of the marital home and bought a bachelor pad. In February 2007, it was revealed that Hart was pregnant with Gambon's child, and gave birth to son, Michael, in May 2007. On 22 June 2009 she gave birth to her second child, a boy named William, who is Gambon's third child. Gambon is a qualified private pilot and his love of cars led to his appearance on the BBC's Top Gear programme. Gambon raced the Suzuki Liana and was driving so aggressively that it went round the last corner of his timed lap on two wheels. The final corner of the Dunsfold Park track has been named "Gambon" in his honour.

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Oct 19, 1940 In Cabra, Dublin, Ireland
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Death & Life of John F. Donovan
Latest Project:
Series Mujercitas 2017-12-26
Known For
Poster of Fortitude
Poster of El libro de Eli
Poster of Harry Potter y la orden del Fénix
Poster of Life Aquatic
Pelicula The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Narrator 2019
Series The Other One Unknown 2017
Series Mujercitas Mr. Laurence 2017-12-26
Series The Cranford Chronicles Unknown 2017
Pelicula Mad to Be Normal Sydney Kotok 2017-02-26
Pelicula Paddington 2 Uncle Pastuzo (voice) 2017-11-09
Pelicula Kingsman: El círculo de oro Sir Giles / Arthur 2017-09-20
Pelicula El último virrey de la India General Hastings Ismay 2017-03-03
Series The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells Elderly Philosopher 2016-01-28
Pelicula Churchill's Secret Winston Churchill 2016-02-29
Pelicula ¡Ave, César! Narrator (voice) 2016-02-05
Pelicula Dad's Army: El pelotón rechazado Private Godfrey 2016-02-05
Series Fortitude Henry Tyson 2015-01-29
Series Una vacante imprevista Howard Mollison 2015-02-15
Pelicula Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Series Quirke Judge Garret Griffin 2014-02-16
Pelicula Common Judge 2014-07-06
Pelicula Paddington Uncle Pastuzo (voice) 2014-11-28
Pelicula Fifty Years on Stage Hirst 2013-11-02
Pelicula Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Series Luck Michael 2012-01-29
Pelicula El cuarteto Cedric Livingston 2012-09-08
Pelicula London: The Modern Babylon Narrator 2012-08-03
Pelicula Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte - Parte II Albus Dumbledore 2011-07-07
Pelicula Entre líneas Benedict Baron 2011-08-28
Pelicula El libro de Eli George 2010-01-11
Pelicula Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Kazran/Elliot Sardick 2010-12-25
Series The Michael Ball Show Unknown 2010-08-16
Pelicula El discurso del Rey King George V 2010-09-06
Pelicula Harry Potter y las reliquias de la muerte - Parte I Albus Dumbledore 2010-10-17
Pelicula Harry Potter y el misterio del príncipe Albus Dumbledore 2009-07-07
Series Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire Narrator 2009-04-09
Pelicula Fantástico Sr. Fox Franklin Bean (voice) 2009-10-23
Series Emma Mr. Woodhouse 2009-10-04
Pelicula Retorno a Brideshead Lord Marchmain 2008-07-25
Pelicula Celebration Lambert 2007-02-26
Pelicula The Baker Leo 2007-02-09
Pelicula Los Alpes Narrator 2007-03-09
Pelicula La chica de mis sueños (The good night) Alan Weigert 2007-01-25
Pelicula Joe's Palace Elliot Graham 2007-11-04
Pelicula The Alps: Climb of Your Life Narrator (voice) 2007-03-30
Series Cranford Thomas Holbrook 2007-11-18
Pelicula Harry Potter y la orden del Fénix Albus Dumbledore 2007-06-28
Pelicula La profecía Bugenhagen 2006-06-06
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Pelicula El buen pastor Dr. Fredericks 2006-12-11
Pelicula Amazing Grace Lord Charles Fox 2006-09-16
Pelicula Harry Potter y el cáliz de fuego Albus Dumbledore 2005-11-16
Pelicula The Lost Prince Edward VII 2005-12-18
Pelicula Harry Potter y el prisionero de Azkaban Albus Dumbledore 2004-05-31
Pelicula Conociendo a Julia Jimmie Langton 2004-09-03
Pelicula Life Aquatic Oseary Drakoulias 2004-12-10
Pelicula Sky Captain y el mundo del mañana Paley 2004-09-17
Pelicula Almas Perdidas Larry 2004-11-12
Pelicula Layer Cake (Crimen organizado) Eddie Temple 2004-09-30
Series The Lost Prince King Edward VII 2003-01-19
Pelicula Deep Blue Narrator 2003-05-18
Pelicula The Actors Barreller 2003-03-16
Pelicula Open Range Denton Baxter 2003-08-29
Series Angeles en America Unknown 2003-12-07
Pelicula Sylvia Professor Thomas 2003-10-17
Pelicula Camino a la guerra 2002-01-01
Pelicula Ali G anda suelto Prime Minister 2002-03-21
Series Top Gear Unknown 2002-10-20
Series Perfect Strangers Raymond 2001-05-10
Pelicula Arriba y abajo (High Heels and Low Lifes) Kerrigan 2001-07-16
Pelicula Charlotte Gray Levade 2001-12-17
Pelicula Cuento de Navidad, de Charles Dickens Ghost of Christmas Present (voice) 2001-12-07
Pelicula Gosford Park William McCordle 2001-11-07
Series Richard & Judy Unknown 2001-11-26
Series Longitude John Harrison 2000-01-02
Pelicula The Last September Sir Richard Naylor 2000-04-28
Pelicula Longitude John Harrison 2000-01-13
Pelicula Endgame Hamm 2000-09-10
Pelicula Plunkett y MacLeane Lord Gibson 1999-01-22
Pelicula El dilema (The Insider) Thomas Sandefur 1999-10-28
Pelicula Sleepy Hollow Baltus Van Tassel 1999-11-18
Series Esposas e hijas Squire Hamley 1999-11-28
Pelicula El baile de agosto Father Jack Mundy 1998-09-04
Pelicula The Willows in Winter Badger 1997-06-16
Pelicula The Gambler Fyodor Dostoyevsky 1997-10-30
Pelicula Las alas de la paloma Lionel Croy 1997-11-07
Pelicula Sansón y Dalila 1996-01-01
Pelicula Medianoche en San Petersburgo Alex 1996-01-01
Pelicula Nothing Personal Leonard 1996-10-18
Pelicula The Innocent Sleep Det. Insp. Matheson 1996-01-25
Pelicula Sansón y Dalila: Vol. I Una Fuerza Prodigiosa 1996-09-22
Pelicula El secreto de Mary Reilly Marys Vater 1996-02-23
Pelicula Dos muertes Daniel Pavenic 1995-09-10
Pelicula El Expreso de Pekín Alexei 1995-12-20
Pelicula El viento en los sauces Badger 1995-12-24
Pelicula Borrón y cuenta nueva Cornell 1994-05-06
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Pelicula A Man of No Importance Ivor J. Carney 1994-12-22
Pelicula Squanto el ultimo gran guerrero Sir George 1994-10-28
Pelicula La versión Browning Dr. Frobisher 1994-10-12
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Pelicula The Entertainer Archie Rice 1993-12-04
Series Maigret Chief Inspector Maigret 1992-02-09
Pelicula Toys: fabricando ilusiones Lt. General Leland Zevo 1992-12-18
Pelicula El imperio del mal Don Salvatore Faranzano 1991-07-26
Pelicula Monster Maker Ultragorgon 1989-01-23
Pelicula Una árida estación blanca Magistrate 1989-01-01
Series About Face Unknown 1989-11-06
Pelicula El cocinero, el ladrón, su mujer y su amante Albert Spica 1989-09-10
Pelicula The Rachel Papers Doctor Knowd 1989-05-12
Pelicula Missing Link Narrator (voice) 1988-11-04
Series El Cuentacuentos The Storyteller 1988-05-15
Pelicula Ghosts 1987-06-14
Series The Singing Detective Philip Marlow 1986-11-16
Series Oscar Oscar Wilde 1985-03-26
Pelicula Turtle Diary George Fairbairn (turtle keeper) 1985-09-10
Series Bergerac Unknown 1981-10-18
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Pelicula The Seagull Trigorin 1978-02-05
Pelicula The Other Woman Robin 1976-01-06
Pelicula French Without Tears Lt Cmdr Rogers 1976-05-16
Pelicula La bestia debe morir Jan Jarmokowski 1974-04-01
Pelicula Noche infernal Insp. Grant 1973-01-01
Pelicula Conflict 1973-11-29
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Series Arthur of the Britons Unknown 1972-12-06
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series The Borderers 1968-12-31
Series Softly, Softly Unknown 1966-01-05
Series Public Eye Unknown 1965-01-23
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19