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Michael Portillo (II)

Michael Portillo was born on May 26, 1953 in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England as Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo. He is a writer, known for This Week (2003), Great British Railway Journeys (2010) and Great Continental Railway Journeys (2012). He has been married to Carolyn Claire Eadie since February 12, 1982. See full bio »

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Known For

This Week
This Week Himself
(2003-2015)
Great British Railway Journeys
Great British Railway Journeys Himself - Presenter
(2010-2016)
Great Continental Railway Journeys
(2012-2016)
Great American Railroad Journeys
Great American Railroad Journeys Himself - Presenter
(2016)

Filmography

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 2009 Christianity: A History (TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Rome (2009) ... (written by)
 1999 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Granada to Salamanca (1999) ... (writer)
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Alternate Names:

Michael Portillo MP

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

I remember the Tony Blair speech and I was overwhelmed by it. It was one of the best three speeches I heard while I was in Parliament and it helped me to vote for the Iraq War, and the Iraq War was a mistake. See more »

Trivia:

First TV appearance was a commercial for Ribena fruit drink in 1961. See more »

Trademark:

Catchphrase: "Hello, I'm Michael". (used in every edition of Great British Railway Journeys (2010). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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