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SummaryMichael York (born as Michael Hugh Johnson in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, England) is a famous Actor from United Kingdom, he is 75 years old and still alive, born March 27, 1942.
BiographyMichael York is a prolific British actor who now lives in California, USA. For today's young audiences, he is perhaps best known for its more minor role as "Basil Exposition" in the Austin Powers movies, but he should perhaps rather be remembered for his rendition of "Brian Roberts" in "Cabaret" (1972).
He toured with the National Youth Theatre (National Youth Theatre) and played together with the Oxford National Youth Theatre as well as the University College Players before he was graduated with a degree in English at the University of Oxford, England in 1964. He was employed at the Dundee Repertory before he met Franco Zeffirelli, when the English National Theatre in 1965 set up the William Shakespeare play "Much Ado About Nothing."
Zeffirelli York did first get the role as "Lucentio" in "The Taming of the Shrew" (1967), then as "Tybalt" in "Romeo and Juliet" with none other than Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. In 1977, he was playing a fiery John the Baptist in the film "Jesus of Nazareth."
Meanwhile, York has already been on British TV as "Jolyon" in "The Forsyte Saga" in 1967. Most famous movies may "Cabaret" (1972, in the role of writer Brian Roberts) and "The Three Musketeers" (1973).
With his youthful looks have been busy York and varied career in film at the cinema and television, as well as theater. He has also been used as a voice in reading books. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
York's stepson is Star Wars producer Rick McCallum.
Zodiac etc.He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Michael.
Related authors: William Shakespeare, Brian Roberts, Richard Burton, Franco Zeffirelli, Elizabeth Taylor
Source / external links:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_York_(actor)
Famous quotes by Michael York (12)
"I think that you have to believe in your destiny; that you will succeed, you will meet a lot of rejection and it is not always a straight path, there will be detours - so enjoy the view"
"The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it, from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that Monty Pythons made popular"
"I've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English; I've done bits of journalism"
"I think it's hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing worse than being at the top of your game; you have so much to give but do not have the platform to do this"
"Every role I've played, that could've happened. It's nice, it happens, but it is rather disconcerting when a young child comes up to at the airport and starts doing your lines, it happens"
"It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions"
"I had been in a film, playing a young British aristocrat. My wife told me that she was invited to a dinner and she invited me to dinner and the hostess had seen me and said, 'You cannot bring him.' but I think that I've done enough to shatter the image"
"So that is how I ended up with those two titles, I like Accidentally on Purpose better - it is how we work in our trade - is it really an accident, or is there a thread of destiny in there? That was the intention, I am not sure I found out"
"They sent me the script and I thought that there was something very appealing and funny about it. Also, I was familiar with Mike Myers' work in Saturday Night Live, but I did not know the extent to which he would make this creation"
"Mike gets to play four roles this time, if we ever did it again, he will play my role as well. He is a comic genius, everyone wants to be in this movie, let's hope that everyone will wish to see it as well"
"I happen to love working in cinema, but the theater is always there... you know, and I would never shut the door on it. Even though it's been quite a bit of time since I've done a play, last one was in New York"