Its Harris versus Gambon… The Dumble-war Throughout all seven Harry Potter books Dumbledore is the wise, smart and powerful wizard everyone looks up to and feels safe around. Gambon was scheduled to appear in "The Habit of Art" in 2009, but the stress of the work led to severe health … The actor, famed for his work on stage and as Albus Dumbledore in the later Harry Potter films, forced himself to work less after he found that it was taking him longer and longer to memorize all of his lines. After joining the National Theatre, under the Artistic Directorship of Sir Laurence Olivier, Gambon went on to appear in a number of leading roles in plays written by Alan Ayckbourn. Sir Michael Gambon, perhaps most well-known for his role as Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" series has revealed his severe issues with memory loss and his deteriorating health. Michael Gambon withdraws The Habit of Art due to minor ill health- Richard Griffiths takes over his role. Gambon expressed that he was slightly terrified by that fact, as most people would be. Harry Potter star Sir Michael Gambon, who was born in Dublin, Ireland has withdrawn from a Sky One series after 'struggling to remember his lines', it is claimed. Michael Gambon isn’t sick, exactly, but he has semi-retired as a result of his age.
Veteran actor Sir Michael Gambon wears an earpiece while acting in case he forgets his lines. Michael Gambon and the tale of two families: Married Harry Potter star, 76, and his mistress Philippa Hart, 51, enjoy rare outing with their son at Tom Stoppard's 80th Michael Gambon, other than the scene in GoF that everyone needs to just get over, is pretty calm, cool, and collected throughout the movies. Sir Michael Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, to Mary (Hoare), a seamstress, and Edward Gambon, an engineer. HARRY Potter star Sir Michael Gambon will not take part in a TV series as planned after allegedly struggling to learn his lines. The 77-year-old English actor — known … Michael Gambon, Actor: Gosford Park. Michael Gambon was in the midst of shooting his fourth film as Professor Albus Dumbledore in the “Harry Potter” films when the series’ author, J.K. Rowling, brought forth an … Sir Ian McKellen has revealed why he never took on the role of Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies.. Veteran actor Sir Michael Gambon has taken the 'heartbreaking decision' to quit his stage career because he can't remember his lines. Sparking fresh concerns for his memory, the Dumbledore actor, 78, fi… Sir Michael John Gambon CBE (born 19 October 1940) is a British–Irish actor who has worked in theatre, television, and film. The idealist William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd) maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade. Sir Michael Gambon’s memory has deteriorated to such an extent that he was twice rushed to hospital from theatres after forgetting his lines. With Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai. Okay- so lets look at how the character was portrayed in the books. Sure, he's not speaking with a soft little wheeze anymore, but he also does things like talk about knitting patterns, before then going crazy with that amazing fire spell.

Directed by Michael Apted.


Tennant’s onscreen Laing is impressively joined by Elisabeth Moss, Gabriel Byrne and Michael Gambon.