Born 1942 born in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire, English actor Michael York made his film debut as Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew (1967). He then was cast as Tybalt in Zeffirelli’s 1968 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. He starred in The Guru (1969), then played an amoral bisexual drifter in Something for Everyone (1970).
A two-time Emmy Award nominee, for the ABC Afterschool Special: Are You My Mother? (1986) and the AMC series The Lot (2001), York has appeared in more than 70 films, including Cabaret (1972), The Three Musketeers (1973), Logan’s Run (1976), and the Austin Powers film series (1997–2002).
York met photographer Patricia McCallum in 1967 when she was assigned to photograph him, and they married on 27 March 1968, York’s 26th birthday. His stepson is Star Wars producer Rick McCallum. York was named to the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame in 1977.
Take a look at these vintage photos to see portrait of a young and handsome Michael York in the 1960s and 1970s.