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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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Parkinson Producer
(1971-2007)
The Damned United
(2009)
Parkinson One to One
Parkinson One to One Himself - Host
(1987-1988)
James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute
(2002)

Filmography

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 2003 Love Actually
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 1974 Madhouse
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Other Works:

(Book) Michael Parkinson on Football Publisher: Coronet Books ISBN 0340821078 See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Parkinson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Meg Ryan] She snapped at me and then wouldn't speak. She was in a very bad place - a very unhappy woman promoting a terrible movie. I never watch any of my interviews back, but that's the one I can't avoid because it is all over YouTube. See more »

Trivia:

Called up for National Service in 1955 and took part in the Suez operation. At age 19 he became the youngest Captain in the British Army. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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