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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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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:

"The Hollywood Greats" (1980). Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (London) ISBN 0099240300. 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 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)] Ford (John Ford) was the master of the western, much as Hitchcock (Alfred Hitchcock) was the master of the thriller, and this was one of his best. The flamboyant Marvin (Lee Marvin) takes the acting honours, but there's unusual subtlety in the development of Wayne's (John Wayne) character and his actions that effectively counterbalances the director's ... See more »

Trivia:

His top ten films of all time are: Battleship Potemkin (1925), Bringing Up Baby (1938), The Rules of the Game (1939), Citizen Kane (1941), Rashômon (1950), Singin' in the Rain (1952), The Searchers (1956), Paths of Glory (1957), The Seventh Seal (1957) and Some Like It Hot (1959). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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