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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)
Parkinson Producer
(1971-2007)
Free From Director
(2014)

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)
 2004 Parkinson (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 2004 (2004) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial (voice-over) for WH Smith 'Book Offers'. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Mike Parkinson | Sir Michael Parkinson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm often asked what my favourite interview was. Tough question... See more »

Trivia:

One of the first celebrities he interviewed was Laurence Olivier on Cinema (1964). See more »

Trademark:

Comfy furniture set

Nickname:

The King of Chat See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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