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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:

(Book) Michael Parkinson on Cricket Publisher: Coronet Books ISBN 0340825081 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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[on the death of Tony Curtis] Some Like It Hot (1959) is one of the greatest comedies of all time. Billy Wilder did not suffer fools so for Tony Curtis to work with him and make that film shows just how good he was. He was an extraordinary man. Hollywood tried to make him into a sex symbol in the 1950s and 1960s but he was his own man. He was a great chat-show guest and was wonderfully indiscreet... See more »

Trivia:

Memorably panned Paul Verhoeven's Flesh+Blood (1985) in his stint as a film reviewer standing in for Barry Norman. See more »

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The king of chat See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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