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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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Personal Quote:

Most shows on the BBC and ITV chase ratings, sadly at the expense of talent. I wouldn't want to interview Cheryl or a winner of Big Brother - I'm interested in actual talent. I want to talk to people with something to say. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2000 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to broadcasting. See more »

Nickname:

The king of chat See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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