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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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(2003)
Ghostwatch Michael Parkinson - Presenter
(1992)
(2009)
Parkinson Producer
(1971-2007)

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  Michael Parkinson: Masterclass (TV Series) (series producer - 12 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Milos Karadaglic (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Akram Khan (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Simon Russell Beale (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Dame Evelyn Glennie (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
- Eddie Izzard (2014) ... (series producer - as Mike Parkinson)
 2004 Parkinson (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 September 2004 (2004) ... (producer)
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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 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:

He is the father of Michael Parkinson and father-in-law of Fiona Allen. See more »

Trademark:

Comfy furniture set

Nickname:

Parky See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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