Michael Caine With His Wife

One of Hollywood’s most famous icons, Michael Caine, has been appearing on the big screen for over five decades. In an exclusive interview in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine, the English actor speaks candidly about his new movie, Now You See Me, tweeting and what he has in common with Mick Jagger.

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On What Inspired Him To Become an Actor

I was a shy, lonely boy and spent my life in the library and cinema. The first actor I saw on-screen was the Lone Ranger. I was 4, and went, "I want to be the Lone Ranger." That's where my story started.

On Keeping a Sense of Humor

My wife, my daughters, even my grandchildren are funny. You've got to keep a sense of humor because anger destroys you. Here's a joke: Little girl says to her grandmother, "How old are you, Grandma?" She says, "Sixty-five." Says the little girl, "Did you start at 1?"

On Tweeting

I tweet if the press has something that's not true. Actually, my wife does it for me. I call her my "tweetheart."

On What He and Mick Jagger Have in Common (Besides Bianca, Whom He Dated and Jagger Wed)

Mick is from a middle-class background. I come from a tough neighborhood, the slums of London. He went to the London School of Economics. He sings very well and can dance. I don't think we have anything else in common. [Laughs.]

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