Michael Gambon Overview

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Born: October 19, 1940

This Dublin, Ireland native moved to London, England with his family when he was five years old. Ten years later he left school and worked in a factory sweeping floors and serving tea to the workers before being bitten by the acting bug. By the time Gambon was 21, he was a fully qualified Vickers engineer, but he turned to the stage and started training at the Edwards/MacLiammoir Gate Theatre in Dublin. Gambon made his stage debut in 1962 in a Dublin production of Othello. He then went on to... See All

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