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Michael Barrymore

Michael Barrymore was born in Bermondsey London in 1952, the breeding ground for many famous stars, including Charlie Chaplin, Max Bygraves and Tommy Steele. Having won the TV show New Faces, Michael's big break came when he joined Russ Abbot's Television Madhouse. His own series with Thames Television, The Michael Barrymore Show, soon followed ... See full bio »
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 2000-2001 Bob Martin (TV Series)
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- This Life (2001) ... Bob Martin
- Edge of Darkness (2001) ... Bob Martin
- Blue Peter (2001) ... Bob Martin
- Big break (2001) ... Bob Martin
- Whacko! (2001) ... Bob Martin
 1985 Kenny Everett's Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
 1982 Russ Abbot's Saturday Madhouse (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Russ Abbot's Hogmanay Madhouse (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.6 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.5 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.4 (1982) ... Various Characters
- Episode #3.3 (1982) ... Various Characters
 1976 Who Do You Do (TV Series)
Various Impressions
- Episode #5.4 (1976) ... Various Impressions
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TV commercial for Daz washing powder. See more »

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3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Fat Les 2000 | Michael


6' 3" (1.91 m)

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In April 2001 he was questioned by police about his role in the death of Stuart Lubbock, who was found drowned in Barrymore's swimming pool after a party. Although cleared of any involvement in the man's death, he was later cautioned for possessing cannabis and smoking it at the party. See more »

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