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Michael York was born in Fulmer, England, 27 March 1942. He performed on stage with the National Youth Theatre in London's East End and on international tour. Other early acting experience came through the Oxford University Dramatic Society (he graduated Oxford 1964), the Dundee Repertory, and Laurence Olivier's National Theater Company - where he... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2006-2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Lionel Budgie / Mason Fairbanks
- Pork and Burns (2017) ... Dr. Lionel Budgie (voice)
- Lisa the Veterinarian (2016) ... Dr. Lionel Budgie (voice)
- Homer's Paternity Coot (2006) ... Mason Fairbanks (voice)
 2014/II Sleeping Beauty
The Narrator (voice)
 2011 Mlyn i krzyz
Nicolaes Jonghelinck
 2010 Pravosudie volkov
Mika - Adult
 2010 Family Guy (TV Series)
Documentary Speaker
- Partial Terms of Endearment (2010) ... Documentary Speaker (voice)
 2010 Quixote (Short)
Quixote (voice)
 2008-2009 Four Seasons (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Combe
- Winter (2009) ... Stephen Combe
- Spring (2009) ... Stephen Combe
- Summer (2008) ... Stephen Combe
- Autumn (2008) ... Stephen Combe
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Prime #1 (voice)
 2008/I The Delivery (Short)
The Actor (unconfirmed)
 2008 Ben 10: Alien Force (TV Series)
- Be-Knighted (2008) ... Patrick (voice)
 2007 Flatland: The Movie (Short)
Spherius (voice)
 2007 The Replacements (TV Series)
Agent G
- London Calling (2007) ... Agent G (voice)
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game)
Jerry the Banker (voice)
 2005 Crusader (TV Movie)
 2005 William Powell: A True Gentleman (Video short)
 2005 Icon (TV Movie)
Sir Nigel Irvine
 2005 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series)
Master Zan
- Antauri's Masters (2005) ... Master Zan (voice)
 2004 Moscow Heat
Rodzher Chembers (as Maykl York)
 2004 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Ares / Mr. Sera
- Hawk and Dove (2004) ... Ares / Mr. Sera (voice)
 2004 La Femme Musketeer (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... D'Artagnan
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... D'Artagnan
 2002 Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
George Slingerland
- Secrets (2002) ... George Slingerland
 2002 Superman: Shadow of Apokolips (Video Game)
Kanto (voice)
 2002 Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (TV Series)
Adm. Lord Howe
- One Life to Lose (2002) ... Adm. Lord Howe (voice)
- The Turtle (2002) ... Adm. Lord Howe (voice)
 2002 Orson Welles Tales from the Black Museum (TV Series)
Inspector Russell
 2001 The Lot (TV Series)
Colin Rhome
- Stiffed (2001) ... Colin Rhome
- Daddy Dearest (2001) ... Colin Rhome
 2000 The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (Video)
Pterano (voice)
 2000 Borstal Boy
 1999 Le château des singes
The King (English version, voice)
 1998 Die by the Sword (Video Game)
Instructor (voice)
 1998 Glory, Glory (TV Movie)
Rev. Hopewell
 1998 Lovers and Liars
 1998 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Herr Friederich Von Huber / Collector
- The Collector (1998) ... Herr Friederich Von Huber / Collector
 1998 The Treat
 1998 54
 1998 Wrongfully Accused
Hibbing Goodhue
 1998 Merchants of Venus
Alex Jakoff
 1997 A Christmas Carol (Video)
Bob Cratchit (voice)
 1997 The Ripper (TV Movie)
Sir Charles Warren
 1997 Un coup de baguette magique (TV Movie)
 1997 Dark Planet
 1997 Goodbye America
Senator Bladon
 1997 True Women (TV Movie)
Lewis Lawshe
 1997 Sliders (TV Series)
Dr. Vargas
- This Slide of Paradise (1997) ... Dr. Vargas
 1997 Austin Powers' Electric Pussycat Swingers Club (TV Movie)
The Swingers Club
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
- Tools of the Trade (1997) ... Kanto (voice)
 1996 The Ring (TV Movie)
Walmar von Gotthard
 1996 September (TV Movie)
 1996 La nouvelle tribu (TV Mini-Series)
 1995 The Magic School Bus (TV Series)
Harry Herp
- Cold Feet (1995) ... Harry Herp (voice)
 1995 Shadow of a Kiss (TV Movie)
 1995 Gospa
Milan Vukovic
 1994 Rochade (TV Movie)
Paul Grumbach
 1994 Discretion Assured
 1994 Fall from Grace (TV Movie)
Hans-Dieter Stromelburg
 1994 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
King Sarastro
- The Magic Flute (1994) ... King Sarastro (voice)
 1994 TekWar: TekLab (TV Movie)
Richard Stewart
 1993 David Copperfield (TV Movie)
Murdstone (voice)
 1993 Tracey Takes on New York (TV Movie)
Central Park Acquaintance
 1993 The Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie)
The King (voice)
 1993 Wide Sargasso Sea
Paul Mason
 1992-1993 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Dr. Montague Kane / Count Werner Vertigo
- Zatanna (1993) ... Dr. Montague Kane (voice)
- Off Balance (1992) ... Count Werner Vertigo (voice)
 1992 The Long Shadow
Romándy Gábor / Raphael Romandy
 1992 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
- The Lost (1992) ... Owen (voice)
- The Dream Come True (1992) ... Owen (voice)
- The Triumph (1992) ... Owen (voice)
 1991 The Wanderer
The Wanderer
 1991 Duel of Hearts (TV Movie)
Gervaise Warlingham
 1991 Eline Vere
Lawrence St. Clare
 1991 Avonlea (TV Series)
Ezekiel Crane
- Sea Ghost (1991) ... Ezekiel Crane
 1990 Night of the Fox (TV Movie)
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel / Caporal Berger
 1990 Come See the Paradise
Dance Hall Band
 1989 The Heat of the Day (TV Movie)
 1989 Till We Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
Paul de Lancel
 1989 Hunt for Stolen War Treasures (TV Movie)
 1988 The Four Minute Mile (TV Movie)
Franz Stampfl
 1988 Killing Blue
 1988 The Far Country (TV Movie)
Carl Zlinter
 1988 Phantom of Death
Robert Dominici
 1988 Secret of the Sahara (TV Mini-Series)
Desmond Jordan
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Desmond Jordan
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Desmond Jordan
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Desmond Jordan
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Desmond Jordan
 1987 Der Joker
Dr. Proper
 1987 Spaceballs
Ape #1 (uncredited)
 1986 Sword of Gideon (TV Movie)
 1986 Dark Mansions (TV Movie)
Jason Drake
 1986 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Chet Gordon
- Are You My Mother? (1986) ... Chet Gordon
 1986 L'aube
John Dawson
 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series)
Dieter Kolff
- Part V (1985) ... Dieter Kolff
- Part IV (1985) ... Dieter Kolff
- Part III (1985) ... Dieter Kolff
- Part II (1985) ... Dieter Kolff
- Part I (1985) ... Dieter Kolff
 1985 Au nom de tous les miens (TV Mini-Series)
Martin Gray at 40 / Martin's father
 1984 Success Is the Best Revenge
Alex Rodak
 1983 The Weather in the Streets (TV Movie)
Rollo Spencer
 1983 Au nom de tous les miens
Martin's Father / Martin Gray (age 40)
 1983 Parade of Stars (TV Movie)
Lou Tellegen
 1983 The Phantom of the Opera (TV Movie)
Michael Hartnell
 1982 Twilight Theater (TV Movie)
 1981 The White Lions
Chris McBride
 1981 CBS Library (TV Series)
- Misunderstood Monsters (1981) ... Beast (voice)
 1981 Beauty and the Beast (Short)
The Beast (voice)
 1980 Final Assignment
Lyosha Petrov
 1979 The Riddle of the Sands
 1978 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
 1977 Jesus of Nazareth (TV Mini-Series)
John the Baptist
- Part 2 (1977) ... John the Baptist
- Part 1 (1977) ... John the Baptist
 1976 Seven Nights in Japan
Prince George
 1975 Conduct Unbecoming
2nd Lt. Arthur Drake
 1974 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
 1973 England Made Me
Anthony Farrant
 1971 Touch and Go
 1971 Zeppelin
Geoffrey Richter-Douglas
 1970 Something for Everyone
Konrad Ludwig
 1969 Justine
 1969 The Guru
Tom Pickle
 1968 The Strange Affair
Peter Strange
 1968 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Roger Porlock
- Rebel in the Grave (1968) ... Roger Porlock
 1967 Red and Blue (Short)
 1967 Smashing Time
Tom Wabe
 1967 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1967) ... Haynie
 1967 Liefdesbekentenissen
Peter, Engelse fotograaf
 1967 Accident
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Other Works:

He acted in John Arden's play, "Armstrong's Last Goodnight", in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at the Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Albert Finney, Geraldine McEwan, Ian McKellen, Ronald Pickup and Robert Stephens in the cast. John Dexter and Peter Gaskill were the directors. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael York OBE | Maykl York | Micheal York


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Personal Quote:

Everyone wants to do "Hamlet" when you're young. And when you're old, you do "King Lear." And you hope to do "Hamlet" many times, because you never get it right in one go. It's so inexhaustibly fascinating. Shakespeare [William Shakespeare] is so brilliant, because you don't have to know what the author intended, because you don't quite know what the author did intend. He just wants you to use ... See more »


Joined the National Theatre in January of 1965. See more »


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