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Michael Parkinson (II)

Michael Parkinson was educated at Barnsley Grammar School. He left at the age of 16 and his ambition of becoming a professional cricketer was dashed when he was rejected by Yorkshire County Cricket Club. He turned to journalism, worked on several local newspapers in Yorkshire before joining the Manchester Guardian. Michael covered all sorts, from ... See full bio »
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 2003 Love Actually
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 1974 Madhouse
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Other Works:

TV commercials for AXA Sun Life Guaranteed Over 50 Plan life insurance. (2008) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Parkinson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I object to the exploitation of the underclass in shows like Big Brother (2000). It is the modern version of Bedlam, where you pay to see the poor benighted people making asses of themselves. Why do people find The Apprentice (2005) appealing? When Sir Alan (Alan Sugar) says 'You're fired,' that is not a nice thing to happen. The basic premise is not worthwhile, or enthralling. See more »

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Presented with the Music Industry Trusts' Award in 2005 for his outstanding contribution to the British music industry. See more »

Nickname:

The king of chat See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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