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Michael Grade

For Michael Grade, a distinguished and highly successful career in showbusiness appeared to be in the genes. Born in 1943 in London, England, his father was Leslie Grade and his uncles were Lew Grade and Bernard Delfont. Michael became a trainee journalist on the Daily Mirror in 1960 (he was their sports columnist 1964 - 1966). In 1973 he became ... See full bio »

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Known For

Goodbye Television Centre
Goodbye Television Centre Himself - Host
(2013)
The Fight for Saturday Night
The Fight for Saturday Night Himself - Presenter
(2014)

Filmography

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 1992 TV Heaven (TV Series) (original idea - 12 episodes)
- TV Heaven 1966 (1992) ... (original idea)
- TV Heaven 1950s (1992) ... (original idea)
- TV Heaven 1976 (1992) ... (original idea)
- TV Heaven 1969 (1992) ... (original idea)
- TV Heaven 1960 (1992) ... (original idea)
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1 Interview | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Grade CBE | Lord Michael Grade | Lord Grade | Sir Michael Grade
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Personal Quote:

People who keep writing the obituaries for existing broadcasters ignore one thing - they are people who are in love with technology and distribution mechanisms - that the history of the modern media age is littered with casualties of people who believed in technology rather than content. See more »

Trivia:

Son, Samuel, with third wife Francesca. See more »

Trademark:

His cigars and red braces

Star Sign:

Pisces

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