Michael York

Michael York

His role on CBS' Knots Landing (1987-88)
Born in Fulmer, England in 1942 and educated at Oxford, Michael York began his acting career with the Dundee Repertory Theatre. His career took off after being signed by Olivier's National Theatre. A versatile actor, his aristocratic good looks and skill have brought him a broad range of film and TV roles.He has appeared in at least 80 films for the small and big screen with roles ranging from Shakespeare to slapstick and swashbuckling adventures. York played D'Artagnan in 1974's The Three Musketeers and 15 years later reprised the role in The Return of the Musketeers (1989). He made his Broadway debut in 1973 and has worked on stage in productions such as The Little Prince, Bent and The Crucible.Now resident in LA, he has been seen recently playing Basil Exposition in the comedy hit Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and its sequel Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999), and co-starred with Leslie Nielsen in Wrongfully Accused (1998), a send up of The Fugitive TV series and movie. He also played Stone Alexander in the hit independent feature, The Omega Code, and reprised the role in its sequel, Megiddo, released in September 2001.Source: bfi.org.uk
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.More Michael York quotes [07/15/2011 11:07:03]
I've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English; I've done bits of journalismMore Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 happensMore Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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