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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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TV commercials for AXA Sun Life Guaranteed Over 50 Plan life insurance. (2008) See more »

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

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Sir Michael Parkinson


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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If the government knew or cared about sport it would stop schmoozing like star-struck fans and start banging a few heads. Fat chance. See more »


His favorite episode of Parkinson (1971) was his interview with Jacob Bronowski. See more »


The king of chat See more »

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