Michael Gambon
  • Michael Gambon

  • Birthday: 1940-10-19
  • Place of Birth: Cabra, Dublin, Ireland
  • Biography:

    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.

Michael Gambon Movie List

Title Role Year
Kingsman: The Golden Circle Arthur 2017 Try Prime Free >
Victoria & Abdul Lord Salisbury 2017 Try Prime Free >
Hail, Caesar! Narrator 2016 Free Watch now
Churchill's Secret Winston Churchill 2016 Try Prime Free >
Dad's Army Private Godfrey 2016 Try Prime Free >
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan 2016 Try Prime Free >
Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015 Try Prime Free >
Paddington Uncle Pastuzo (voice) 2014 Free Watch now
Quirke Judge Garret Griffin 2014 Try Prime Free >
Common Judge 2014 Free Watch now
Muse of Fire Himself 2013 Try Prime Free >
Quartet Cedric Livingston 2012 Try Prime Free >
Restless Baron Mansfield / Lucas Romer 2012 Try Prime Free >
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Albus Dumbledore 2011 Try Prime Free >
Page Eight Benedict Baron 2011 Free Watch now
The Book of Eli George 2010 Try Prime Free >
The King's Speech King George V 2010 Try Prime Free >
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Albus Dumbledore 2010 Try Prime Free >
Doctor Who: A Christmas Carol Kazran/Elliot Sardick 2010 Try Prime Free >
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Professor Albus Dumbledore 2009 Try Prime Free >
Fantastic Mr. Fox Franklin Bean (voice) 2009 Try Prime Free >
Emma Mr. Woodhouse 2009 Try Prime Free >
Brideshead Revisited Lord Marchmain 2008 Try Prime Free >
Joe's Palace Elliot Graham 2007 Free Watch now
The Alps Narrator 2007 Try Prime Free >
The Baker Leo 2007 Free Watch now
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Albus Dumbledore 2007 Free Watch now
The Alps: Climb of Your Life Narrator (voice) 2007 Try Prime Free >
The Good Night Alan Weigert 2007 Try Prime Free >
The Omen Bugenhagen 2006 Try Prime Free >
The Good Shepherd Dr. Fredericks 2006 Free Watch now
Amazing Grace Lord Charles Fox 2006 Free Watch now
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Albus Dumbledore 2005 Try Prime Free >
Layer Cake Eddie Temple 2004 Free Watch now
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Professor Albus Dumbledore 2004 Try Prime Free >
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Paley 2004 Try Prime Free >
The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou Oseary Drakoulias 2004 Try Prime Free >
Stories of Lost Souls Larry 2004 Try Prime Free >
Being Julia Jimmie Langton 2004 Try Prime Free >
The Actors Barreller 2003 Try Prime Free >
Sylvia Professor Thomas 2003 Try Prime Free >
Deep Blue Narrator 2003 Try Prime Free >
Open Range Denton Baxter 2003 Free Watch now
Ali G Indahouse Prime Minister 2002 Free Watch now
Path to War 2002 Free Watch now
Gosford Park William McCordle 2001 Free Watch now
Charlotte Gray Levade 2001 Try Prime Free >
High Heels and Low Lifes Kerrigan 2001 Try Prime Free >
The Last September Sir Richard Naylor 2000 Free Watch now
Endgame Hamm 2000 Try Prime Free >
The Insider Thomas Sandefur 1999 Try Prime Free >
Plunkett & MacLeane Lord Gibson 1999 Try Prime Free >
Sleepy Hollow Baltus Van Tassel 1999 Try Prime Free >
Dancing at Lughnasa Father Jack Mundy 1998 Try Prime Free >
The Wings of the Dove Lionel Croy 1997 Try Prime Free >
The Willows in Winter Badger 1997 Try Prime Free >
Midnight in Saint Petersburg Alex 1996 Try Prime Free >
Mary Reilly Marys Vater 1996 Try Prime Free >
Two Deaths Daniel Pavenic 1995 Try Prime Free >
Bullet to Beijing Alexei 1995 Try Prime Free >
The Wind in the Willows Badger 1995 Try Prime Free >
The Browning Version 1994 Try Prime Free >
Clean Slate Cornell 1994 Free Watch now
Toys Lt. General Leland Zevo 1992 Try Prime Free >
Mobsters Don Salvatore Faranzano 1991 Free Watch now
The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover Albert Spica 1989 Try Prime Free >
The Rachel Papers Doctor Knowd 1989 Try Prime Free >
A Dry White Season Magistrate 1989 Free Watch now
Missing Link Narrator (voice) 1988 Try Prime Free >
Ghosts 1987 Try Prime Free >
The Singing Detective Philip Marlow 1986 Try Prime Free >
The Beast Must Die Jan Jarmokowski 1974 Free Watch now

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