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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
(2012-2015)
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:

It may be because I have a Catholic tradition I make a distinction between the soul of a human being and the soul of an animal. See more »

Trivia:

Although a conservative himself, Michael's father was a member of the left wing Spanish Republican governments in the 1930s, and became head of the London Diplomatic Office of the Government in Exile in 1972. See more »

Trademark:

bright pink jacket or shirt, worn in most episodes of Great British Railway Journeys (2010) See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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