Sir Michael Caine has been named the Greatest Living Movie Star in a new poll.
The acting legend, 82, who has been given the accolade by Shortlist magazine, has admitted that he once considered giving up on his career.
As part of the magazine’s 400th issue ‘Greatest’ edition, the star speaks about nearly throwing in the towel 20 years ago.
He said: “I was 62, 63, and one day I got a script and I read it and I sent it back to the producer with a letter saying the part was too small. Evening Standard