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Michael Ignatieff

Michael Ignatieff was born on May 12, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Michael Grant Ignatieff. He is a writer, known for Onegin (1999), Scar Tissue (2002) and Nineteen Nineteen (1985). He has been married to Zsuzsanna Zsohar since September 19, 1999. He was previously married to Susan Barrowclough. See full bio »

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Onegin Writer
Scar Tissue
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Nineteen Nineteen


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 2002 Scar Tissue (TV Movie) (novel)
 1999 Onegin (screenplay)
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 1994 The Making of a Leader (1919-1968) (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 1992 Father and Son (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2010-2013 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #10.7 (2013) ... Himself
- Episode #7.114 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode #7.1 (2010) ... Himself
 2006 Tout le monde en parle (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 October 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2000-2005 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 31 January 2005 (2005) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 May 2000 (2000) ... Himself - Guest
 2003 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Professor, Harvard (segment "Nation Building")
- Gimme Shelter/Nation Building/The Case Against Dr. Butler (2003) ... Himself - Professor, Harvard (segment "Nation Building")
 1995 Guardians of Chaos (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1994 The Late Show (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewer
- Age of Extremes (1994) ... Himself - Interviewer
 1992 Father and Son (Documentary)
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Antonia and Jane (1990) ... Himself
 1989 Three Minute Culture (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1986-1987 Thinking Aloud (TV Series)
Himself - Presenter
- Haves and Have Nots (1987) ... Himself - Presenter
- Sexual Morality: A Question of Mind Over Matter? (1986) ... Himself - Presenter
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 2006 Canada A.M. (TV Series)
- Episode dated 1 December 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 16 October 2006 (2006) ... Himself

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What I fear is what I think we've got: a hollowed-out democracy in which solitary politicians hurl abuse at each other in an empty chamber, and power accrues ever more steadily to the Prime Minister, to the Supreme Court, to the bureaucracy and to the press. And all of them regard those elected to represent the people with contempt and derision. See more »


Received an undergraduate degree in History at the University of Toronto's Trinity College. Continued his studies at the University of Oxford, and received a PhD in History at Harvard University. See more »



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