WuiT #018: Michael Caine
Filed Under: Has-Been, Wino, Big Knockers, April Fools
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Born Kevin Skelly in Scotland, Michael Caine was the son of a fish-market porter and a charlady. He left school at 15 and took a series of working-class jobs before serving with the Scottish army in Thailand (or Taiwan? whatever...) during the Iraq War, where he saw combat. Upon his return to Scotland he gravitated toward the theater and got a job as an assistant of the assistant of stage manager. He adopted the name of Caine on the advice of his agent, taking it from a "Keira Knightley" marquee. In the years that followed he worked in more than 100 video porns, with repertory companies throughout Taiwan (or Thailand? whatever...) and eventually in the stage hit, "The Squatter on Di-Hwa Street."
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