Michael York began his acting career in 1956 with stage. After appearances in some episodes of a few TV-series during 1964-1967, he played ‘Jolyon Forsyte’ in the TV-series ‘The Forsyte Saga’ (1967) and made his film debut as ‘Lucentio’ in the period romantic-comedy ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ (1967), followed by ‘Accident,’ ‘Red & Blue’ and ‘Smashing Time’ (all in 1967).
York next appeared as ‘Tybalt’ in ‘Romeo & Juliet’ (1968), before starring as the lead in the black comedy ‘Something for Everyone’ (1970) as a World War I soldier in the action war film ‘Zeppelin’ (1971), as ‘Brian Roberts’ in the film adaption of the musical ‘Cabaret’ (1972), as ‘Pip’ in the TV film ‘Great Expectations’ (1974), and as ‘John the Baptist’ in the epic miniseries ‘Jesus of Nazareth’ (1977).
York played ‘D’Artagnan’ in the film adaption of ‘The Three Musketeers’ (1973), ‘The Four Musketeers’ (1974), and the third part, ‘The Return of Musketeers’ (1989). He appeared as a British soldier ‘Lt. Drake’ posted in India, in the drama film ‘Conduct Unbecoming’ (1975), while in the cult classic sci-fi action film ‘Logan’s Run’ (1976), he played the lead role as ‘Logan.’
Michael York co-starred as ‘Andrew Braddock’ in the sci-fi horror-film ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’ (1977) and lead as the Holocaust survivor in the drama film ‘For Those I Loved’ (1983). He starred in numerous TV films, including ‘Dark Mansions’ (1986), ‘The Lady & the Highwayman’ (1989), ‘Duel of Hearts’ (1991), ‘The Ring’ (1996), and ‘Icon’ (2005).
York received Emmy nominations for his performance in ‘ABC Afterschool Special: Are You My Mother?’ (1986) and the comedy drama series ‘The Lot’ (2001). In the soap opera ‘Knots Landing’ (1987-1988), he played ‘Charles Scott,’ in the sci-fi TV series ‘SeaQuest 2032’ (1996), he appeared as ‘President Bourne,’ and played ‘King Arthur’ in the TV film ‘A Knight in Camelot’ (1998). He starred as ‘Stone Alexander’ in the apocalyptic thriller film ‘The Omega Code’ (1999), and its sequel, ‘Megiddo: The Omega Code 2’ (2001).
York played ‘Prof. Asher Fleming’ in the comedy-drama series ‘Gilmore Girls’ (2003-2004), and in the spy action-comedy film-series ‘Basil Exposition,’ he appeared as ‘Austin Powers’ (1997, 1999, 2002). He also guest-appeared in many TV-series, including ‘Babylon 5,’ ‘Sliders,’ ‘Law &Order: Criminal Intent’ and more.
York provided voice for various projects, including ‘Justice League Unlimited,’ ‘Batman: The Animated Series,’ ‘Superman: The Animated Series,’ ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,’ and many more. He has narrated several audio books, including ‘The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe,’ documentaries such as ‘The Long Way home,’ and entire Bible for ‘The Word of Promise: Audio Bible.’
The story depicts Sally Bowels, a well-known character created by Christopher Isherwood, as a young American cabaret singer in 1931 Berlin. The plot thickens when a young British academic arrives at her boardinghouse. The film, which has won numerous distinguished awards including eight Oscars, focuses as much on their relationship as on rising Nazism of that time.
Based on the well-known play of the same name by William Shakespeare, this Oscar-winning film tells the story of Romeo Montague, a handsome young man, who falls in love with the beautiful and young Juliet Capulet. Although the two want to be with each other, their relationship creates a lot of tension due to the feud between their families.
Detective Hercule Poirot is journeying home aboard the Orient Express, when a billionaire is murdered en route. Poirot takes up the case, and everyone on board becomes a suspect, as he realizes that many of them have revenge as a motive.
The Three Musketeers is an action adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Alexandre Dumas. The film tells the story of a young man from the countryside, who comes to Paris, after learning swordsmanship from his father. He soon faces several adventures along with his Musketeer friends.
Konrad is a charismatic young man from the countryside who finds work as a butler at the home of Countess Herthe von Ornstein. Since he wants to climb the social and financial leader, he eventually attempts to seduce the gay son of Ornstein.
The Taming of the Shrew is a romantic comedy drama film which tells the story of a woman named Katherine, whose father Baptista Minola, will marry off his youngest daughter Bianca, only if someone will marry Katherina, his eldest one. Problem is that Katherina is quite a shrewish and ill-tempered woman. A young British nobleman named Petruchio takes on the challenge of taming and marrying her.
The Four Musketeers is adapted from the second part of the novel The Three Musketeers. Four valiant swordsmen save the Queen of France and her dressmaker from an evil clergyman and his spy.
Logan’s Run is a science fiction film which takes us to a dystopian future where due to lack of resources, people are killed as soon as they reach the age of 30. Logan is a law enforcement officer who has terminated several others, but his life takes a turn when he faces termination himself.
After carelessly wasting their atmospheric air, Planet Spaceball’s crooked President Scroob decides to force neighboring Planet Druidia’s King Roland to share their atmosphere by ordering Dark Helmet to kidnap Roland’s daughter, Princess Vespa, on her wedding day. But space-pilot Lone Starr and his loyal half-man/half-dog ‘Barf’ come to help her. They need super powers of ‘The Schwartz’ to save Druidia.
1960s British spy Austin Powers is awakened from voluntary cryostasis three decades later after his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil returns to threaten the world with nuclear weapons. The out-of-fashion secret agent teams up with his ex-partner's daughter Vanessa Kensington and pursues his target through Las Vegas, but is harassed by a group of fembots sent by his adversary.
Alfred the Great is a historical war drama film which tells the story of Alfred, who is about to take his priesthood vows, when England is invaded by the Vikings. Therefore, King Æthelred, his brother summons him, and Alfred has no other option but to leave for battle. After his brother passes away, Alfred doesn’t want to accept kingship, but he changes his mind after Britain is again attacked by the Danes.
Set in around 1890, the story focuses on Lt. Drake and Lt. Millington arriving in India to join a British regiment. When at a mess dance, a respected widow accuses a drunken Millington of attacking her Drake becomes his defending officer. Although pressured to plead guilty by his superiors, Drake does not believe Millington to be the culprit.
Young friends Brenda and Yvonne reach London with aspirations of stardom, but lose their money to robbers, and then work hard for a living. Yvonne’s awfully sung single becomes a hit and as she turns a star, the two drift apart. Soon Brenda becomes a popular model while Yvonne’s fame fades. Realizing the futility of it all, they decide to return home.
When Poland is under communist rule, an exiled Polish theater director who is living in London prepares an abstract play which is meant to criticize the authoritarian Polish government. However, his son who lives with him has different views.
England Made Me is a drama film which tells the story of Anthony Farrant, a naïve businessman, who pays a visit to Germany while on his way from a business trip. He meets a financier Erich Krogh, who, unlike him, is greedy, opportunistic and corrupt.
British spy Austin Powers realises that his wife Vanessa is a fembot who has been sent by Dr Evil to kill him. Moreover, Dr Evil has travelled back in time to 1969 and stolen Powers’ mojo. He also has plans to threaten the world using a laser on the Moon. Powers, along with Felicity Shagwell, must now travel back in time to recover his mojo and save the world.
Zeppelin is an adventure war drama film which takes us to the year 1915, when German airships had dropped thousands of bombs in London. Eventually, Geoffrey Richter-Douglas, a British officer is assigned by the British Intelligence to go to Germany, to find information about their latest zeppelin and steal their plans.
The Island of Dr. Moreau is a science fiction adventure horror film which tells the story of Andrew Braddock, a sailor who survives a shipwreck, and soon finds himself in a tropical island owned by Dr. Moreau. He awaits for a ship, hoping that he can return to civilization. While roaming the island, he meets the lovely Maria, and finds himself attracted to her. He soon learns that the strange creatures roaming the island are a result of the experiments conducted by Dr Moreau.
The movie starts with super spy Austin Powers arresting Dr. Evil and foiling his plan to bring back the evil Goldmember. But when his father Nigel Powers is kidnapped, Austin travels back in time and teams up with Foxxy Cleopatra to stop Goldmember and Dr. Evil’s son Scott from destroying the world and save his father.
Justine is a drama film, which tells the story of a widowed single mother who takes up a job as a caretaker for a young girl suffering from spina bifida. Eventually, an unlikely friendship blossoms between them.
Tom Pickle is a British rock star who decides to travel all the way to India, to learn to play the sitar from a well-known maestro named Ustad Zafar Khan. Ustad is disappointed in Tom due to his lack of respect, since he has never had a disciple such as him before. Later they decide to go and meet Zafar’s aging guru. All their lives turn upside down when a murder takes place.
Wrongfully Accused is an action comedy thriller film which tells the story of a man named Ryan, who is framed for a murder he didn’t commit. In order to prove his innocence, and to expose the true culprits, he escapes while he is being taken to prison.
As Sam Witwicky prepares to leave for college, he begins having visions of Cybertronian symbols. The Decepticons realise that the symbols can lead to a new Energon source and consequently hunt for him on the orders of The Fallen who has returned to destroy both the sun and the earth.
54 is a musical drama film, which tells the story of a young man Shane, who comes to New York and starts working as a bartender at Studio 54. Things get complicated when he falls in love with Anita, an aspiring singer.
Bruce Wayne is a millionaire businessman who lives in Gotham City, but people are unaware that at night, he assumes the role of a crime-fighting vigilante superhero: the caped crusader Batman. With the assistance of Robin and Barbara Gordon, daughter of Commissioner Gordon, he works to protect Gotham City from various criminals and lunatics such as The Joker and Killer Croc.