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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 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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[on the BBC] I was very lucky that when I was there it was run by programme makers... They were either very good journalists or very good at showbusiness. They weren't bureaucrats. Now it seems to me there are more bureaucrats than anything else. It shows in the broadcasting. See more »

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His favorite Elton John song is "Rocket Man". See more »

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Star Sign:

Aries

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