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Barry Norman (II)


Barry Norman is the son of film director Leslie and Elizabeth Norman. He was educated at a state primary school and at Highgate School, then an all-boys independent school in North London. He did not go to university, but instead began his career in journalism at the Kensington News, later spending a period in South Africa where he developed a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Film '72
Film '72 Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host / Herself - Presenter / Himself - Reporter / Himself - 40th birthday item
(1972-2015)
Hollywood Greats
(1977-1984)
Talking Pictures
(1988)
Barry Norman's Christmas Movie Quiz
(2007)

Filmography

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 1991 Comic Relief (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1989 A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1980 The British Greats (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gracie Fields (1980) ... (writer)
 1977-1979 Hollywood Greats (TV Series documentary) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Charles Chaplin (1979) ... (writer)
- Groucho Marx (1979) ... (writer)
- Judy Garland (1978) ... (writer)
- Ronald Colman (1978) ... (writer)
- Humphrey Bogart (1977) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Has written columns and reviews for "Radio Times" magazine since 1988. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Barry Norman CBE

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Road to Perdition (2002)] Make no mistake, Mendes (Sam Mendes) provides much to admire - from his own tight handling of the action to the casting against type of Paul Newman, Tom Hanks and Jude Law, excellent performances and the dark, cold, ominous look of the film ... Yet, cleverly though it's made, good as the acting is (especially by Newman and Craig (Daniel Craig) and superbly ... See more »

Trivia:

In a recent ITV documentary on Spitting Image (1984), Norman admitted initially hating the way his puppet looked on the programme (mostly because it had a large inexplicable wart on its forehead, which he doesn't have), but later somewhat moderated his attitude and felt flattered that the series found him famous enough to include him in its sketches. See more »

Star Sign:

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