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Barry Norman
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Born in Highgate, London
Born on 21st of August 1933

Born 1933 - Journalist and broadcaster.

Worked for a number of newspapers before moving into television. Presented several radio programmes including Today (1974-76) and Going Places (1977-81). Became well known as a film critic beginning with the television series Film 73. Has made a number of documentaries including The Hollywood Greats and Talking Pictures. Won the Richard Dimbleby Award in 1981, made a CBE in 1998.

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