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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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Known For

(2003)
The Damned United Sir Michael Parkinson
(2009)
Ghostwatch Michael Parkinson
(1992)
Parkinson Producer
(1971-2007)

Filmography

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  Parkinson: Masterclass (TV Series) (series producer - 12 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Dame Evelyn Glennie (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Milos Karadaglic (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Akram Khan (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Ellie Goulding (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Simon Russell Beale (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
  Parkinson (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2007) (producer - 1 episode, 2004)
- The Shane Warne Interview (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 25 September 2004 (2004) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(Book) Michael Parkinson on Football Publisher: Coronet Books ISBN 0340821078 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 8 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mike Parkinson | Sir Michael Parkinson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Mary Parkinson  (3 children)
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Personal Quote:

I have seen many wondrous things to justify my lifelong love, but have also been dismayed by the manner in which the simple game of my youth has been transformed from a rough-and-tumble working-class pastime to a plaything for the very rich. In 70 years of watching football, sometimes writing about it and now trying to analyze the evidence and make sense out of it all, I find it easier to explain... See more »

Trivia:

As well as being a popular celebrity and familiar face on British television, he also works regularly on BBC Radio. See more »

Trademark:

Comfy furniture set

Nickname:

The King of Chat See more »

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