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Irish actor Michael Gambon is best known for his role as Albus Dumbledore in five of the seven J.K. Rowling Harry Potter films. Prior to his role as Dumbledore, Gambon was known as one of the leading thespians of his generation.
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Gambon scored the role in 2004 in the third installment of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, following the death of Richard Harris, who had played Dumbledore in the first two films. In all,
Gambon was cast as Dumbledore for five of the seven Harry Potter films.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded Gambon with four BAFTAs. Additionally, the BBC listed Gambon among its Top 10 list of British character actors in July 2012.
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