I think the more dark the books/movies got the more I liked how Michael Gambon played Dumbledore. But to me I never got over the perfect quirkiness that Richard Harris brought to the character, in the books that WAS Albus Dumbledore.
Victoria & Abdul, Directed by Stephen Frears. With Olivia Williams, Judi Dench, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard. Queen Victoria strikes up an an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
From Harold Pinter to Harry Potter, Michael Gambon has worked with all the greats. He nearly joined the Royal Ballet too. He tells Michael Billington about crying on cue, his dodgy memory, and the job that got away