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Barry Norman (II) (1933–2017)

Barry Norman was the son of Leslie Norman, a British film and television director, producer and writer, and his wife Elizabeth. He was educated at a state primary school and at Highgate School, then an all-boys independent school in North London. He did not go to university, but instead began his career in journalism at the Kensington News, later ... See full bio »


(age 83) in England, UK

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Three Piece Suite Interviewer (segment "Screen Night")
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 1991 Comic Relief (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1989 A Night of Comic Relief 2 (TV Special) (uncredited)
 1982 Tuesday's Documentary (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 1980 The British Greats (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gracie Fields (1980) ... (writer)
  Hollywood Greats (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 1979) (writer - 9 episodes, 1977 - 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1979)
- The Golden Years (1979)
- Marilyn Monroe (1979) ... (written by)
- Charles Chaplin (1979) ... (writer)
- Groucho Marx (1979) ... (writer)
- Judy Garland (1978) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Has written columns and reviews for "Radio Times" magazine since 1988. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Barry Norman CBE


6' (1.83 m)

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[on Judi Dench at the Academy Awards] The only thing that excited her, she said, was that she would meet the likes of Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood and Harrison Ford and I realised the woman was starstruck by people she could have acted off stage or screen without breaking sweat. See more »


He won the Richard Dimbleby Award in 1980 for "outstanding contribution to factual programming". See more »


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