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Barry Norman (II) (1933–2017)


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 »

Died:

(age 83) in England, UK

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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:

"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:

The 1980s were by no means a golden era of film-making - although a handful of great films were made then, such as Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull (1980) and the wonderful Tootsie (1982), starring Dustin Hoffman. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1998 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to broadcasting. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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