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've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English; I've done bits of journalism.More Michael York quotes [07/15/2011 11:07:26]
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.More 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 viewMore Michael York quotes [07/15/2011 11:07:19]
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 popularMore Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 YorkMore Michael York quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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