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Born: March 27, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Buckinghamshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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1996:
Acted in "Danielle Steel's 'The Ring'" (NBC)
1965:
Acted in Franco Zeffirelli's production of "Much Ado About Nothing" at the National Theatre
1968:
Cast as Tybalt in Zeffirelli's film version of "Romeo and Juliet"
1986:
Earned Daytime Emmy nomination as a music video producer who discovers his wife may not be deceased but may be a homeless woman in "Are You My Mother?", an "ABC Afterschool Special"
1995:
Essayed Merlin in "A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
1976:
Had lead role in the sci-fi thriller "Logan's Run"
1993:
Played Rachel Ward's husband in "Wide Sargasso Sea"
1997:
Portrayed Basil Exposition, the head of British intelligence in "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery"
1998:
Portrayed King Arthur in the ABC movie "A Knight in Camelot"
1974:
Portrayed Pip in the NBC version of "Great Expectations"
1991:
Returned to the Broadway stage in a production of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
1982:
US musical theater debut, "The Little Prince and the Aviator"; show closed in previews in NYC
1956:
While in teens, worked with semi-professional Bromley Little Theatre Company; appeared in "The Yellow Jacket"
1974:
Acted in the all-star ensemble of "Murder on the Orient Express"
1973:
Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams' short-lived play "Outcry"
1983:
Cast as an opera producer in love with a singer in the CBS version of "The Phantom of the Opera"
2000:
Essayed the tough head of a reform school in "Borstal Boy"
1967:
Film acting debut in "The Taming of the Shrew", directed by Zeffirelli
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Had recurring role on the AMC original series "The Lot", portraying an Errol Flynn-like actor; earned Emmy nomination for guest performance
1965:
Joined The National Theatre in London (January)
1987:
Played a regular role on the CBS primetime soap opera "Knots Landing'
1990:
Played dual roles in the syndicated "The Night of the Fox"
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Raised in Burgess Hill, a suburb of London and Brighton
1966:
TV acting debut as Young Jolyon in the BBC production of "The Forsyte Saga"
1983:
Acted in the BBC film "The Weather in the Streets"
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At age three, broke nose when he jumped off the roof of a coal house trying to fly
1964:
Became member of Dundee Repertory Theatre in Scotland; stage debut there as Sergius in "Arms and the Man"; adopted stage name of Michael York
1994:
Co-starred in the CBS miniseries "Fall From Grace"
1970:
Delivered a fine turn as an amoral bisexual in "Something for Everyone", stage director Harold Prince's first feature film
1973:
Gave a strong performance as a Brit traveling in Nazi Germany in the underrated "England Made Me"
1999:
Had lead role of a mysterious professor who attempts to assist a troubled young man in "Henry James' The Haunting of Hell House"; released on video before airing on Cinemax
1977:
Played John the Baptist in the NBC biblical miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth"
1999:
Played media mogul Stone Alexander in the religious-themed "The Omega Man"
2005:
Published a memoir about his adventures in Filmmaking in 21st century Russia entitled "Are My Blinkers Showing?"
2002:
Reprised the role of Basil in "Austin Powers: Goldmember"
1979:
Succeeded Richard Gere in the lead role of Max in the Broadway production of "Bent"
1989:
Essayed King Charles II in "The Lady and the Highwayman" (CBS)
1972:
Essayed the role of Brian Roberts, the stand-in for author Christopher Isherwood, in Bob Fosse's film adaptation of "Cabaret"
1979:
First film as producer (associate), "The Riddle of the Sands" (also actor); released in USA 1984
1984:
Had leading role in the CBS movie "The Master of Ballantrae"
1973:
Had supporting role in the film musical "Lost Horizon"
1959:
London stage debut, a one-line role in a production of "Hamlet"
1973:
Played D'Artagnan in "The Three Musketeers", Richard Lester's romp based on the Dumas' classic
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Reportedly turned down the male lead in the film version of "Love Story"
1999:
Reprised Basil in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me"
2001:
Reprised role in the sequel, "Megiddo: Omega Code 2"
:
Toured Italy with the Youth Theater in a production of "Julius Caesar"

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