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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
Parky
 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:

We did a 70- to 80-minute show with Duke Ellington which the BBC put out in its entirety. Can you see that happening now? They'd say 'Duke who?' Not just the BBC but ITV, any of them. 'Duke who? Can you get David Beckham on with him? Charlotte Church singing maybe?' Ah, the decline of British television. In the 70s when I first started, I would have on as regular guests Oscar Peterson, Woody ... See more »

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Father of Michael Parkinson. See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Aries

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