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Michael Johns

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Michael York was born in Fulmer, England, 27 March 1942. He performed on stage with the National Youth Theatre in London's East End and on international tour. Other early acting experience came through the Oxford University Dramatic Society (he graduated Oxford 1964), the Dundee Repertory, and Laurence Olivier's National Theater Company - where he worked with Franco Zeffirelli, who gave him his film debut as Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew and his breakthrough role as Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet. He achieved early TV acclaim for his portrayal of Jolyon in The Forsyte Saga. Other notable early movie roles include Brian Roberts in Cabaret, Count Andrenyi in Murder on the Orient Express and D'Artagnan in several Musketeers films. He has starred in over 50 TV movies, continued stage work, starring on Broadway, made many spoken word recordings, written and lectured internationally. His autobiography (1993) was issued as "Accidentally on Purpose" in the U.S. and "Travelling Player" in Britain. He was in the hit The Omega Code with Catherine Oxenberg and Casper Van Dien. He had a great part in all of the "Austin Powers" films.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Michael Johns -- Enlarged Heart Killed Him

Michael Johns
Enlarged Heart Killed Him

"American Idol" singer Michael Johns died from an enlarged heart, but a "fatty liver" contributed to his death ... this according to the Coroner's report.The 35-year-old singer died suddenly Aug.… READ MORE >

'Idol' Contestant Michael Johns -- Best Friend Claims Cover-Up ... Alcohol Killed Him

'Idol' Contestant Michael Johns
Friend Claims Cover-Up Alcohol Killed Him

The wife of "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns created a lie to cover-up the real cause of death ... alcohol abuse ... this according to his best friend.Stacey Vuduris filed legal docs --… READ MORE >

- 710 days ago
Michael Johns 911 Call -- Emotional Cry for Help

Michael Johns 911 Call
Emotional Cry For Help

Former "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns may have been dead for more than an hour before he was discovered ... according to the friend who found him.TMZ has obtained the dramatic 911 call.… READ MORE >

- 754 days ago
Michael Johns -- Autopsy Does NOT Reveal Cause of Death

MIchael Johns
Autopsy Does NOT Reveal Cause of Death

The autopsy on former "American Idol" contestant Michael Johns has been completed, but the medical staff at the Orange County Coroner's Office is deferring the cause of death ... pending… READ MORE >

- 754 days ago
Michael Johns -- Cops Told of Heavy Alcohol Use

Michael Johns
Cops Told of Heavy Alcohol Use

Michael Johns had been drinking heavily at some point before he died Friday ... TMZ has learned.As TMZ previously reported ... the "American Idol" Season 7 contestant died Friday at a friend's… READ MORE >

- 754 days ago
Michael Johns Dead -- 'American Idol' Contestant Dies at 35

'American Idol' Contestant
Michael Johns Dead at 35

5:00 PM PST -- Sources close to Michael Johns tell us he went to a doctor on Thursday to check out the pain he had been feeling in his ankle ... the swelling and bruising had made their way up to… READ MORE >

- 756 days ago
Michael Johns -- Identity Crisis

Michael Johns -- Identity Crisis

We're pretty sure we ran into the hot Austrailian "Idol" reject in Hollywood last night. He wouldn't confirm .. and we didn't care. Dude was kinda funny though. See Also "Idol" Loser Lives, Eats… READ MORE >

- 2851 days ago
Michael Johns' Dog Day Afternoon

Michael Johns' Dog Day Afternoon

What's the only thing cuter than Michael Johns and his Australian accent? Michael Johns, his Australian accent and the most adorable puppy ever.Also in L.A.: Cheryl Hines was pressed with LiLo… READ MORE >

- 2972 days ago
Michael Johns: The Stiff From Down Under

Michael Johns: The Stiff From Down Under

He got no job, and now he got no money!Just days after getting booted from "American Idol," Michael Johns hit LAX, where he gave a skycap a big fat tip ... of nothing.Johns was polite about the… READ MORE >

- 3058 days ago
Johns Sings in Studio, Flails in Celeb Gym

Johns Sings in Studio, Flails in Celeb Gym

"A.I" wannabe Michael Johns may be a singing stud - but he doesn't work out like one! TMZ tracked down a tune written by L.A. fitness guru Barry Jay that Johns recorded about a year ago.But after… READ MORE >

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