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Michael Gambon Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Michael Gambon Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11¼ in
Weight 94 kg
Date of Birth October 19, 1940
Zodiac Sign Libra
Girlfriend Philippa Hart

Michael Gambon is an English-Irish actor who is most prominently known for his portrayal of Professor Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter film series from 2004 to 2011. Other than that, Michael has also starred in several other well-known films and shows such as Gosford Park, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, and A Chorus of Disapproval.

Born Name

Sir Michael John Gambon

Nick Name

Michael

Michael Gambon as seen in a picture that was taken at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in July 2011
Michael Gambon as seen in a picture that was taken at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 in July 2011 (Dionant394 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Dublin, Ireland

Nationality

Irish

 

Education

Michael studied at St Aloysius Boys’ School in Somers Town. After that, he enrolled at St Aloysius’ College in Highgate. Then, Michael attended Crayford Secondary School. However, he decided not to leave with any qualification at the age of 15.

He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), London, England, in the past.

Occupation

Actor

Family

  • Father – Edward Gambon (Engineering Operative)
  • Mother – Mary Hoare (Seamstress)

Manager

Michael is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency.

Net Worth

Michael Gambon’s net worth was $20 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 11¼ or 181 cm

Weight

94 kg or 207 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael has dated –

  1. Anne Miller (1962-2002) – Michael was 22 years when he married mathematician, Anne Miller. At the time, Michael and Anne lived in Gravesend, Kent. Together, the couple has a son named Fergus (Ceramics Expert on the BBC series Antiques Roadshow).
  2. Philippa Hart (2000-Present) – He and Philippa Hart met while working on the Channel 4 series Longitude in 2000. Michael introduced her to his co-stars as his girlfriend for the first time while filming on the set for his 2001 film Gosford Park. At the time, he was living with his wife. However, upon their relationship going public, Michael moved out of the home that he shared with his wife. Hart gave birth to his 2nd son named Thomas in May 2007. The couple had their 3rd child named William on June 22, 2009.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Michael has Irish ancestry.

Hair Color

Gray

Due to his age, Michael’s hair color has turned from dark brown to gray.

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His rich smooth voice

Brand Endorsements

Michael has appeared in commercials for various brands including Beecham‘s All-in-One (2002).

Michael Gambon Favorite Things

  • Character Of All-Time – Galileo in The Life of Galileo at Olivier Theatre, National Theatre Company

SourceYouTube

Michael Gambon as seen in a picture that was taken during a Q&A in June 2013
Michael Gambon as seen in a picture that was taken during a Q&A in June 2013 (IamIrishwikiuser / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Michael Gambon Facts

  1. Gambon was 6 years old when his father moved the family to Mornington Crescent in London’s Camden. Later, he relocated to North End, Kent.
  2. He was raised in a strict Roman Catholic household.
  3. Michael served at the altar at St Aloysius Boys’ School in Somers Town.
  4. His father Edward was an engineering operative during World War II. Later, he decided to find a job in rebuilding London.
  5. After having quit his studies, Michael started working as an apprentice for a toolmaker with Vickers Armstrong, and by the age of 21, he was a qualified engineering technician.
  6. He developed a passion for antique guns, clocks, watches, and classic cars at an early age.
  7. In 1990, Michael was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. Later, in the 1998 Queen’s New Year Honours List, he was appointed Knight Bachelor for his services to drama.
  8. Michael is a qualified private pilot.
  9. In December 2002, his car collection was featured in Top Gear.
  10. As of November 2021, Michael was an associate member of RADA.
  11. He is good friends with actress Maggie Smith.

Featured Image By Dionant394 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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