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Barry Norman (II) (1933–2017)


Barry Norman was the son of Leslie Norman, a British film and television director, producer and writer, and his wife Elizabeth. 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 ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 83) in England, UK

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Known For

Three Piece Suite
Three Piece Suite Interviewer (segment "Screen Night")
(1977)
Breakout
Breakout Policeman
(1984)
Roland Rat: The Series
Roland Rat: The Series BBC 3 Presenter
(1986)
Interactive Film Quiz
Interactive Film Quiz Himself - Presenter
(2006)

Filmography

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 1991 Comic Relief (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1989 A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1982 Tuesday's Documentary (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 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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Personal Quote:

[on Steven Spielberg] His work either as producer or director, with its powerful appeal to the young and the young at heart, has been blamed by many distinguished film makers for what they call "the juvenilisation of the movies": the plethora of inferior pictures aimed cynically at teenage audiences. But that's not his fault. The blame lies with his imitators, whose gross and often witless horror... See more »

Trivia:

He was the son of director/producer Leslie Norman. See more »

Nickname:

Barely Normal

Star Sign:

Leo

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