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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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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Parkinson
Parkinson Producer
(1971-2007)
The Damned United
(2009)
Parkinson One to One
Parkinson One to One Himself - Host
(1987-1988)
James Bond: A BAFTA Tribute
(2002)

Filmography

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 2003 Love Actually
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 1974 Madhouse
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials for AXA Sun Life Guaranteed Over 50 Plan life insurance. (2008) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Sir Michael Parkinson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Women have it much tougher than men in this game. A 65-year-old woman with as many lines on her face as I have would not be considered for anything except a doormat - and that's sad. See more »

Trivia:

Presented with the CBE by Prince Charles for "outstanding services to broadcasting". See more »

Nickname:

The King of Chat See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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