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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. Grade 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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"The Grand Tour: The Fall Guys"

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May try to find the fastest way from the Big Apple to Niagara Falls in Season 2, Episode 2 of "The Grand Tour." Episode 2 is available Friday, Dec. 15.

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Known For

Kane & Abel
Kane & Abel Producer
(1985)
TV Heaven
TV Heaven Writer
(1992)

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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Show Show Self (88 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 21 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Grade CBE | Lord Michael Grade | Lord Grade | Sir Michael Grade
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Doctor Who (2005)] The Doctor's back, he has beaten me. It (Doctor Who (1963)) was a very clunky studio show, it was as if the producers had not been to see any Spielberg (Steven Spielberg) films, or Star Wars [Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)]. It got left behind. Now of course the filmic quality, the production values that BBC Wales has put into the show has transformed it and I ... See more »

Trivia:

He is a Conservative Party supporter and since retiring from television he has taken a position as a Tory peer in the House of Lords. See more »

Trademark:

His cigars and red braces

Star Sign:

Pisces

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