Who is Dominique Caine?
Dominique Caine is the daughter of English actor Michael Caine and actress Patricia Haines. Dominque’s father is an English actor. Known for his distinctive Cockney accent, he has appeared in more than 160 films in a career spanning seven decades and is considered a British film icon.
Dominique Caine: Bio Summary
|Full Name||Dominique Caine|
|famous as||mother Idris Elba|
|Age||66 years old as of 2022|
|Date of Birth||1956|
|Place of Birth||United Kingdom|
|parents||Michael Caine, Patricia Haines|
Dominique Caine was born on 14 August 1956. She is 66 years old as of 2022. Dominique is not the only child of her father. She has a half-sister called Natasha Caine.
There is no information about her educational background in the media, nor is there any information about her relationship or any child(ren). She did not go the Hollywood route like her father, but instead, she opted to become a horse farm owner.
Sadly, her mother, Patricia, died in 1977 due to lung cancer complications. Other than that, there’s not much else known about Nikki.
Dominique’s mother is the first wife of her father. She was an English actress, who is best known for her television work. She was born on 3 February 1932 in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Her parents met at a repertory theatre in Lowestoft, Suffolk at the Arcadia Theatre. They got married from 1955 to 1962. Dominique’s mother died on 25 January 1977 of lung cancer, she was 45 years. She was cremated on 1 March.
Michael Caine: Dominique’s father.
Sir Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite. He was born on 14 March 1933 at St Olave’s Hospital in Rotherhithe, London, England.
He is the son of Ellen France Marie Burchell, who was a cook and Charwoman, and Maurice Joseph Micklewhite, a fish market porter of Romani, English, and Irish heritage.
Dominique’s father had a younger brother called Stanley Micklewhite and an elder maternal half-brother called David William Burchell.
Michael Passed his eleven-plus exams, which won him a scholarship to Hackney Downs School, he moved to Wilson’s Grammar School in Camberwell after a year, and he left at 16 after gaining a School Certificate in six subjects. He worked briefly as a clerk and a messenger for a film company in Victoria Street and film producer Jay Lewis in Wardour Street.
He acted in a school play at the age of 10, as the father of the ugly sisters in Cinderella.
Michael married Dominique’s mother, Patricia Haines from 1955 to 1962. Within those married years the couple had their daughter Dominique Caine. After the divorce, Michael dated a number of ladies. On 8 January 1973, he married actress and model Shakira Baksh. The couple has a daughter called Natasha Haleema.
Dominique’s father has had a lot of awards and honors. He has been nominated six times for Oscars. He was appointed a CBE in the 1992 Queen’s Birthday Honours, and in the 2000 Birthday Honours, he was named as Sir Maurice Micklewhite CBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
He stated in tribute to his background;
“I was named after my father and I was knighted in his name because I love my father. I always kept my real name-I’m a very private and family-orientated person.”