Michael York


Chairman, California Youth Theatre, 1983–2007

President, Bromley Little Theatre Company

Director, Shakespeare Globe Centre, Western Region

Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of South Carolina

Awarded the 2,198th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2002

Honorary Chairman, Rebuild Dubrovnik Fund, 1996–1999

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.), 1996

Chevalier de l’Ordre National des Arts et Lettres (France), 1995

Michael YorkEarly Career:

Born: March 27, 1942, at Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, England.

Performed in many school plays.

Founding member of British National Youth Theatre (1958).

Performed Shakespeare in London’s West End and Paris and toured Holland and Italy.

At Oxford University (1961–64) appeared in over twenty productions including The Hostage, Prometheus Bound, Othello and Twelfth Night.

Played title role in production of Romeo and Juliet that toured Israel.

Appeared in productions at the semi-professional Bromley Little Theatre and toured with Prospect Productions.

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