Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 28, 2009
Internet Pioneer and leading internet Talk Radio Icon http://www.voiceamerica.com announced that Michael York OBE will join David Gibbons on his program "In Discussion" on Wednesday December 30th @ 3:00 pm PT on http://www.voicamericabusiness.com
Michael York has enjoyed a successful career for over 45 years, creating an impressive body of work on stage, screen and in the recording studio.
A member of Britain's National Youth Theatre and a graduate of Oxford University, he joined the National Theatre company and made his film debut in "The Taming of the Shrew".
York's more than 60 other screen credits include "Romeo and Juliet", "Cabaret", "Something for Everyone", "Jesus of Nazareth", "The Three Musketeers", "Logan's Run", "The Island of Doctor Moreau", "Murder on the Orient Express", "Conduct Unbecoming" and "Fedora". He played in all three "Austin Powers" movies, the two "Omega Code" films and recently completed "The Justice of Wolves" and "The Mill and the Cross".
Television work includes "The Forsyte Saga", "Great Expectations", "Space", "The Far Country," "The Heat of the Day", "The Lot" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm". He was recently a guest on "The Simpsons" and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent". He has just completed "The Four Seasons." Among his Broadway credits are "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me", "Bent", "The Little Prince", "The Crucible", "Ring Round the Moon" and the world premiere of Tennessee Williams' "Outcry". In 2007 he was King Arthur in a US tour of "Camelot".
York has narrated many documentaries and over 90 audio books for which, among other awards, he has been Grammy-nominated. He recorded the Tennyson/Strauss "Enoch Arden" and performed it internationally in concert, most recently with the Long Beach Opera and in Prague. He has just finished recording the entire Bible.
As well as presenting Shakespeare with music at the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl, he has performed concert versions of "Henry V", "Christopher Columbus", "Peer Gynt", Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio", "Amadeus", in which he played Salieri, and "Egmont". York's autobiography, "Accidentally on Purpose", was followed by "A Shakespearean Actor Prepares" and "Dispatches from Armageddon". His most recent book is "Are My Blinkers Showing: Adventures in Filmmaking in the New Russia".
Chairman of the California Youth Theatre, he has been awarded Britain's OBE, France's Arts et Lettres, and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Michael York will receive the 2009 Mary Pickford Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Entertainment Industry at this year's International Press Academy14th Annual Satellite AwardsTM on Sunday, December 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.
Past recipients of the International Press Academy's Mary Pickford Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to the Entertainment Industry include: Louis Gossett, Jr., Kathy Bates, Martin Landau, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Arnon Milchan, Robert Evans, Karl Malden, Francis Ford Coppola, Maximilian Schell, Alan J. Pakula, Jodie Foster, and Rod Steiger. Michael York will be the fourteenth recipient of the Mary Pickford Award.
"In Discussion" airs daily at 3:00 pm Pacific/5:00 pm Central/06:00 pm Eastern on the Voice America Business channel. To access the show, log on at http://www.voiceamericabusiness.com.
The VoiceAmericaTM Network offers the latest conversations in a talk radio format, providing education, interaction, and advice on key issues live, on demand as well as through pod cast download. If interested in hosting a talk radio show on VoiceAmerica Network, contact Jeff Spenard, President of Internet Radio at 480-294-6417 or at jeff.spenard(at)voiceamerica(dot)com.
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