Quick Facts of Michael Hugh Johnson

  • Full NameMichael Hugh Johnson
  • Net Worth$12 Million
  • Date of Birth27 March, 1942
  • NicknameMichael John
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceFulmer, Buckinghamshire, England
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality English
  • Active Year1964–present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildAverage
  • SpousePatricia McCallum (m. 1968)
  • Height5′ 11″
  • EducationBromley Grammar School for Boys, University College of Oxford
  • Horoscope Aries

The two time Emmy Award nominee, Michael York is an English actor and voice actor, best known for his appearance in the ABC Afterschool Special: Are You My Mother? His other film credits include Romeo and Juliet (1968), Cabaret (1972), The Three Musketeers (1973), and Logan’s Run (1976),

Michael was suffered from Amyloidosis. The 77 years old, Michael is married to Patricia McCallum. Does he share any kids with his spouse? He spends a lavish life with his family with an estimated capital of $12 Million in 2019.

Let’s discuss his biography in the lower sections. Stay tuned.

Early Life of Michael York

Michael York was born in a celebrity family where his mother, Florence Edith May Chown was a musician. His father, Joseph Gwynne Johnson is a former royal Artillery British Army officer. Michael grew up along with his elder sister, Penelope Anne. Also, he has a sister Caroline who was born a twin with Bridget. His sister, Bridget died after some hours from her birth.

Micheal grew up in Sussex and went to Bromley Grammar School of Boys. He then joined Hurstpierpoint College and graduated from the University College Oxford in 1964. During his education, he was, on the other hand, struggling for his career in the entertainment industry. In early career, he worked with the production, The Yellow Jacket.

Career Highlights

Michael York struggled for a long time and involved with many productions at an initial phase of his career. He then came up with his film debut in The Taming of the Shrew by playing the role of Lucentio. In the year 1968, he appeared in Romeo and Juliet. Until now, he has appeared in over 70 films. In the 20th century, he made his appearances in the films, Borstal Boy (2000), Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001), and Tand he Mill and the Cross (2011).

As per his wiki, Michael first appeared in the TV series, Arrest and Trial (1964). His TV credits are The Wednesday Play (1968), The Master of Ballantrae (1984), Night For the Fox (1990), SeaQuest DSV (1995-96), How I Met Your Mother (2010), and Family Guy (2010). Besides, he has authored two autobiographies titles Accidentally on Purpose (US) and Traveling Player (UK).

Wife, Pat York (m. 1968-present)

The 77 years old, Michael York is married to his long-term wife, Pat York. His wife, Pat is an English photographer. The couple met for the first time when Pat was assigned to take photographs of Michael. After dating for a long time, the couple tied the wedding knot in a private marriage ceremony on 27th March 1968.

Michael York at an early age with his wife, Pat York
Michael York at an early age with his wife, Pat York
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Their wedding ceremony was held on the 26th birthday of Michael. Prior to marrying Michael, Pat was married to the former US military pilot. They shared a son, Rick McCallum and a daughter, Olivia ‘Mousy’ McCallum. So, Rick is the stepson of Michael.

Michael York with Pat York at an Award show
Michael York with Pat York at an Award show
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Michael is spending a happy married life with Pat since their marriage in 1968. It has been now over five decades that the couple is together and still, there is no news of their divorce or separation. At present, Michael is free of rumors and controversies.

Suffered From Amyloidosis

The English actor, Michael York was suffered from Amyloidosis that he announced in the year 2013. Due to his busy schedules, he only noticed the disease after three years. Amyloidosis is a disease caused by the abnormal production of insoluble proteins. He also visited London and went to the Royal Free Hospital for the cure of the disease.

Struggling with one of the rare diseases, Michael went to Cedars-Sinai Hospital where it was reported that he could have multiple myeloma which is also called bone marrow cancer in another term. Finally, he went through an autologous stem cell transplant advised by Dr. Robert Kyle in Minnesota. Once in an interview, he said:

I’ve been reprieved. I don’t know about cured because it can come back. It’s like night and day to get your enthusiasm back, to be able to travel. I’m not looking normal – I could put makeup on but I don’t see the point. This is me now and when people ask about it, I’m able to tell them.

Michael also added that he doesn’t feel ill and tired. However, the rings under his eyes are still there.

Net Worth – $12 Million

The British actor, Michael York has worked in numerous TV series and films as well. According to the Celebrity Net Worth, he has achieved a net worth of $12 Million in 2019. Some of his films with total budget and box office collection are:

S. N. Movies Total Budget Box Office Collection Star Cast
1. Romeo and Juliet (1968 film) $850,000 $38.9 million Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey, Milo O’Shea
2. Cabaret (1972 film) $4.6 million $42.8 million Liza Minnelli, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey
3. The Three Musketeers (1973 live-action film) $4.5 million $10.1 million (rentals) Oliver Reed, Charlton Heston, Raquel Welch
4. Logan’s Run (film) $7-8 million $25 million (US) Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne

Without any doubt, Michael earned a satisfiable amount from the films. Therefore, he is living a lavish life with his family at present.