Jesus of Nazareth photo by Pat York

Michael York (in his role as John the Baptist) and Robert Powell (as Jesus) on the set of Jesus of Nazareth, 1977.

The Four Seasons Television show

Paula Kalenberg and Michael York in
The Four Seasons miniseries, 2008

Earth Songs

Earth Songs, Narrated by Michael York

Michael York

Michael York in The Knight of the Fox, 1990

“Vendredi, Ou La Vie Sauvage,” 1981

Vendredi, Ou La Vie Sauvage, 1981
A French film about Robinson Crusoe



television program

2016 Jesus of Nazareth, 40th Anniversary Edition

Interview for 40th Anniversary Edition of Franco Zeffirelli's miniseries.

2016 Another Guest Character on The Simpsons
2012 british legends of stage and screenBritish Legends of Stage and Screen, SkyArts

In this new series, Michael York reflects on the art of acting and his most memorable films, including The Three Musketeers, Logan's Run and the Austin Powers films.

2011 Glad Christmas Tidings, with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
2010 How I met your mother, (guest) CBS


Earth Songs, (narration)

A Tale of Two Cities for PBS (narration)

The Four Seasons miniseries


Coming Home biographical documentary for BBC Wales

Documentary Narration Award
Hot Springs Documentary Film Institute


Guest Character on The Simpsons

Law and Order: Criminal Intent (100th Episode)

Giant Mantas of Mexico and Mozambique (narration)( Gold Aurora Award)

Land of the Eagles (narration)

The Dugongs of Abu Dhabi (narration)
(Gold Millennium Award)


Icon with Patrick Swayze, for Hallmark

Vanishing Cultures: Bushmen of the Kalahari (narration) (Best Documentary, Gulf Coast Film Festival)


Founding Fathers (animation)

Founding Brothers as Alexander Hamilton (animation)

Liberty’s Kids (animation)

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (narration), Disney

Curb Your Enthusiasm with Larry David, for HBO

The Black Museum

Giambologna: Sculptor at the Medici Court (narration)

Tree Stories: Leaving a Legacy (narration) PBS

La  Femme Musketeer with Gerard Depardieu, Hallmark

Crusader with Andrew McCarthy and Bo Derek

Why Shakespeare, for the National Endowment for the Arts

The Gilmore Girls


The Lot for AMC
(Emmy Nomination)


The Land Before Time VII: The Stone of Cold Fire (animation)


Host: Magic and Beyond

Puss in Boots (animation)

The Haunting of Hell House
Best Actor, Las Vegas Film Festival

Beautiful Stranger, video with Madonna, directed by Brett Ratner


Host: The Search for Nazi Gold

Dead Man’s Gun

A Knight in Camelot with Whoopi Goldberg, for ABC

Perfect Little Angels with Cheryl Ladd


True Women with Dana Delany, for CBS

Un Coup de Baguette Magique, directed by Roger Vadim

The Ripper with Patrick Bergin

The Magnificat, live broadcast from Jerusalem (narration)

Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher

Sliders:This Slide of Paradise

The Long Way Home (narration)
(Academy Award)

A Christmas Carol (animated musical)


Danielle Steel’s The Ring with Natassja Kinski, for NBC

September with Jacqueline Bissett

The Great War (narration), for PBS


A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court as Merlin, with Theresa Russell

Not of This Earth for Roger Corman and Showtime

SeaQuest for NBC

The Naked Truth with Tea Leoni, for ABC

Babylon 5: A Late Delivery from Avalon

The Magic School Bus


The Out of Towner with Tracey Ullmann

Teklab with William Shatner

The Magic Flute (narration)

Fall from Grace, for CBS

Nicolas Slonimski: A Touch of Genius  (narration), for PBS

Hitler and Stalin CBS Reports (narration)


Gardens of the World (narration) with Audrey Hepburn
Emmy Award

David Copperfield’s Christmas (animation)


River of Gold (narration), for ABC

The Magic Paintbrush (animation)


Duel of Hearts

The Night of the Fox as Rommel

The Road to Avonlea


Host:  The Hunt for Stolen War Treasure

The Heat of the Day with Patricia Hodge

Till We Meet Again with Hugh Grant

The Story of Anglicanism (on-camera narration)


The Four Minute Mile, for BBC/ABC

The Secret of the Sahara with Ben Kingsley and Andie McDowell, miniseries for RAI
(Gran Premio Internazionale della TV, Italy)

The Lady and the Highwayman

Host: Sophocles’ Theban Plays, for PBS


Are You My Mother? ABC After School Special
(Emmy Nomination)

The Far Country with Sigrid Thornton, Australian miniseries

Ponce de Leon, title role in one of Tall Tales for Showtime

Sword of Gideon with Rod Steiger, directed by Michael Anderson

Knot’s Landing, guest appearance


Space, CBS miniseries of James Michener’s book

Actors on Acting, for PBS

Dark Mansions with Joan Fontaine, for ABC

British Rock: The First Wave (narration)

Host of Golden Globe Awards with Raquel Welch


The Master of Ballantrae with Richard Thomas and Sir John Gielgud, for CBS


The Phantom of the Opera with Jane Seymour and Maximilian Schell, for CBS

For Those I Loved,  title role in the miniseries based on Martin Gray’s book (in English and French)

Twilight Theatre with Steve Martin, NBC

The Weather in the Streets, for BBC
(Bronze Medal, International Film Festival of New York)


Vendredi as Robinson Crusoe, for French TV A2


The White Lions


Much Ado About Nothing as Benedick, for BBC

A Man Called Intrepid with David Niven, for NBC


Jesus of Nazareth as John the Baptist, directed by Franco Zeffirelli

True Patriot as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, for BBC


The Forsyte Saga as Young Jolyon, for BBC


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