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Mike Read was born on March 1, 1947 in Manchester, Lancashire, England as Michael David Kenneth Read. He is an actor, known for Saturday Superstore (1982), Pop Quiz (1981) and Top of the Pops (1964). See full bio »

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Known For

Saturday Superstore
Saturday Superstore Himself - Presenter / Himself - Presnter / Himself
(1982-1987)
Pop Quiz
Pop Quiz Himself / Host
(1981-1984)
Top of the Pops
Top of the Pops Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host
(1978-2006)
I Love 1980's
(2001)

Filmography

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 1986 Roland Rat: The Series (TV Series)
Interviewer
- Episode #1.9 (1986) ... Interviewer
 1985 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Mike Read
- It's Only Rock and Roll (1985) ... Mike Read
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Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jungle Boys | The Rockolas with Mike Read

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Sadly for my sins I've been punished with being an ideas man. I'm one of those weird creative engines that comes up with ideas. See more »

Trivia:

He is a prominent supporter of the United Kingdom Independence Party. In 2014, he released a single, "UKIP Calypso", performed with a mock Caribbean accent, but he withdrew it after accusations it was racist. See more »

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