Michael Brandon (born Michael Feldman; April 20, 1945) is an American actor. He is known for his role as James Dempsey in the British drama series Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986). His theatre credits include the original Broadway production of Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? (1969), and playing Jerry Springer in the West End production of Jerry Springer: The Opera (2003–2004).
In the early 1970s Brandon was in a relationship with the actress Kim Novak. Brandon was married to actress Lindsay Wagner from 1976 to 1979. He has been married to actress Glynis Barber, with whom he co-starred in Dempsey & Makepeace, since 18th November 1989. They remain in the United Kingdom. Together they have a son, Alex.
Brandon was born Michael Feldman in Brooklyn, New York, to Miriam (née Tumen) and Sol Feldman. At age nine, he and his family (brother Elliot and sister Debra Lynne) moved to Valley Stream, New York where he attended Memorial Junior High and graduated from Valley Stream Central High School. Brandon then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and made his debut on Broadway before turning to cinema. He is of Jewish extraction.
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The trials and successes of one of the wealthiest families in the United States. The series began in 1973, with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, heir to the oil fortune, by the Italian Mafia in ...
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Four friends who play games become multi-millionaires when they sell their video game company for a clean £246 million and overnight, they are transformed from people who play games to serious players...
The Time of Their Lives
Desperate to gatecrash her ex-lover's funeral on glamorous French hideaway le de Ré, former Hollywood siren Helen escapes her London retirement home with help of English housewife Priscilla and they h...
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The love of Prince Galavant's life was lost to King Richard. There will be some twists and turns in this musical.
Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas
Thomas and his friends are charged up and ready to Go Go! Thomas shows Gordon that being quick is as useful as being strong, while Flynn the fire engine learns to put his pride aside and race to the r...
Thomas & Friends: Muddy Matters
Through mud, garbage, and muck, Thomas and his engine friends show that being really Useful can be a dirty job! See James turn into the Really Muddy Engine, and Thomas get showered with rubbish. Watch...
Born Of War
After her family was killed, Mina's life was destroyed. She is angry when she learns that their murder was part of a bungled kidnapping to return her to her real father.
Thomas & Friends: Sticky Situations
The engines on the Island of Sodor find themselves in some sticky and slippery situations! Thomas and Butch are stuck in a bind when they don't fully listen to directions. Spencer gets lost in the fog...
Thomas & Friends: A Very Thomas Christmas
All aboard for a special holiday delivery filled with friendship, teamwork and fun! Rheneas picks the perfect Christmas tree when he finally stops to smell the evergreen. Charlie knows how fun snow ca...
Thomas and Friends: Up Up & Away!
Thomas and Percy have a special Special as they try and try again to bring balloons to Mr. Bubbles' Big Balloon Show. At the Children's Steam Fair, Emily learns there are great rewards - and laughs - ...
Der Fall der vier Fliegen
The production of "4 mosche di velluto grigio" was remembered by Luigi Cozzi.
Thomas & Friends: Curious Cargo
Thomas and his engine friends deliver some Curious Cargo - from giraffes and cows to birds and bunnies and more! Thomas meets a tall challenge while taking a giraffe to the Sodor Wildlife Center, Perc...
Thomas & Friends: Blue Mountain Mystery - The Movie
When trouble strikes at the Blue Mountain Quarry, Thomas is sent to help his Narrow Gauge engine friends. While shunting and hauling, he catches a glimpse of a small engine trying to hide, yet no one ...
Thomas & Friends: Schoolhouse Delivery
There are important lessons to be learned on the Island of Sodor. Diesel gets a hero's welcome when he makes a delivery. Hiro teaches Thomas about his homeland, while Henry learns how to handle health...
Thomas & Friends: Merry Christmas, Thomas!
Thomas lights up the tracks in a magical Christmas collection! Watch as your favourite engines prepare for a festive celebration. Charlie discovers how much fun snow can be whilst Percy gets covered i...
Thomas & Friends: Pop Goes Thomas
Thomas is bubbling with excitement as he delivers special cargo to the picnic extravaganza! His friend Percy joins in on the fun for a game of Hide and Seek and Emily goes full steam ahead to cheer on...
Thomas & Friends: Rescue on the Rails
The Sodor Search and Rescue Team is ready to save the day. Being heroic is more than having speed and strength; it's about team work and a big heart, which puts every Really Useful Engine on the right...
Thomas & Friends: Thomas in Charge!
Clickity-Clack, Thomas is back in exciting, engine-packed adventures! Thomas and his friends are preparing for the Railway Inspector’s visit to Knapford Station. But when the coal trucks crash, coveri...
Captain America: The First Avenger
Steve Rogers is a sickly man from Brooklyn who is transformed into super-soldier Captain America to aid in the war effort. The leader of an organization that intends to use a mysterious device of unto...
Thomas & Friends: Come Ride the Rails
Come ride the rails to fun and adventure with Thomas and the other "Really Useful Engines" as they make tracks to great destinations on Sodor and beyond! Molly is the new engine - will she find the p...
Thomas & Friends: Day of the Diesels
The Steamies and the Diesels face off in this action-packed movie adventure! There is a fire on Sodor and two new fire fighting engines - Flynn and Belle - arrive to help Thomas and Percy save the day...
Thomas & Friends: Wobbly Wheels & Whistles
Travel along with Thomas for a wonderfully wobbly and wheel-spinning good time! The No. 1 blue engine has bridges to cross and tracks to uncover in these exciting adventures. When Victor gets overload...
Thomas & Friends: Thomas & The Runaway Kite
There's a kite on the loose and Thomas needs to catch it before the wind blows it from Sodor! With Gordon, Charlie, and Toby by his side, Thomas learns that a helping hand keeps him right on track wh...
Thomas & Friends: Misty Island Rescue
The Sodor Search and Rescue Center is being built by the engines. When Thomas helps a friend in need, he is rewarded with a trip to the mainland. Along the way, he gets lost at sea and ends up on a my...
Thomas & Friends: Creaky Cranky
In this collection of uplifting episodes, Thomas and his friends deliver cargo-loads of fun. Thomas learns that it pays to listen to advice, that there's more to a train than its undercoat, and that s...
Rosamunde Pilcher: Shades of Love-Family Secret
American executive Conrad Tucker sees a photograph in a magazine of the wealthy Aird family's youngest daughter, and begins a quest to discover if she is the result of his affair with her mother. He w...
Thomas & Friends: Splish, Splash, Splosh!
Even when it's wet outside you can still have plenty of fun, especially when you share your adventures with Thomas and his friends! Grab your galoshes (wellies in the UK release, gumboots in the Austr...
Thomas & Friends: The Lion of Sodor
The Lion of Sodor is the most special delivery yet, so join Thomas as he roars down the tracks. Thomas thinks his special delivery is a real lion. He is too excited to listen when the other trains tel...
Thomas & Friends - High Speed Adventures
Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network on 4 September 1984. It is based on The Railway Series of books by the Reverend Wilbert Awd...
Thomas & Friends: Railway Friends
It's full steam ahead for adventure and fun in this Thomas & Friends collection featuring CGI animation! Join Thomas, Percy, Gordon and the entire gang as they race down the tracks of Sodor to fix...
Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails
The British children's series THOMAS & FRIENDS follows the animated adventures of a helpful locomotive named Thomas the Tank Engine as he and his train buddies work the rail lines and teach kids about...
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers
The heads of Wall Street's biggest investment banks were summoned to an evening meeting by the US Treasury Secretary to discuss the plight of Lehman Brothers. Lehman Brothers was on the verge of colla...
Me and Orson Welles
New York in 1937. A teenager hired to play Julius Caesar is attracted to a production assistant.
Thomas & Friends: Team Up with Thomas
Join Thomas & Friends for more heartwarming tales on the tracks filled with fun adventures, important lessons and helpful friends. There is fun around every turn with a welcoming party, an exciting f...
Thomas and Friends: Thomas and the Treasure
ALL ABOARD! When Salty tells a story about a lost pirate treasure on the Island of Sodor, Thomas sets out to discover if it's really true! Meanwhile, Dennis, a new Diesel engine, is playing tricks, an...
Thomas & Friends - Mud Glorious Mud
Ride the rails and the roads with Thomas and his friends in these action-packed adventures. It's stormy weather so hold on tight through mud baths and avalanches. Nothing can stop these really usefu...
Doris Day: Virgin Territory
Despite her career highs, such as "Calamity Jane" and "Pillow Talk", she is often dismissed as an actress and overlooked as a singer. The documentary reexamines one of the screen's most enduring legen...
Thomas & Friends: On Site With Thomas and Other Adventures
Join Thomas and his construction friends as they go on site for more Island of Sodor adventures. The construction site for the new school has an exciting discovery by Oliver. When Patrick announces he...
As a witness crosses Europe, a top US Secret Agent must protect him.
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There was a love of luxury and sexual excess that formed the dark underside of the Roman empire.
Dead Man Weds
Dead Man Weds is a 6-part comedy series shown on ITV on British TV in January and early February 2005. The series was written by Dave Spikey who played the part of Jerry St Clair in Phoenix Nights. I...
Dr. The Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab helps Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly burned or destroyed that the standard identification methods are usele...
Thomas & Friends: Calling All Engines!
The construction of a new airport on the Island of Sodor is in danger because of a fierce summer storm and a rivalry between steam and diesel engines.
The Doctor is a 900 year old alien who is part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor is very good at saving planets for a living.
Thomas & Friends: Hooray For Thomas & Other Adventures
You are invited to the celebration on the Island of Sodor. Thomas won a medal for saving the day. Can Peter Sam find a new refreshment stand for the Refreshment Lady? Let the celebration begin!
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Thomas & Friends: Steamies vs Diesels
On the Island of Sodor, two kinds of engines help keep Sir Topham Hatt's railway running smoothly - steamies and Diesels. But is the island big enough for both? It's not always easy for these engines ...
There is a story about Professor Stephen Hawking. His 21st birthday is in 1963. Jane Wilde and her new friend are attracted to each other. Stephen talked about the stars. She realized there was someth...
Agatha Christie's Marple
Miss Jane Marple is an elderly spinster living in a quiet village. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon murders she helps solve. Although ...
There is a group of con artists in London.
The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characte...
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Thomas & Friends: James and the Red Balloon
Summer on the Island of Sodor means the engines will be busy and must do their best to be Really Useful to keep Sir Topham Hatt's railway running smoothly. James wants to save the hot air balloon. A r...
The Terry and Gaby Show
Chris Evans' company UMTV produced The Terry and Gaby Show on Five on weekday mornings from June 2003 to April 2004. Terry Wogan and Gaby Roslin hosted the show. The show was not well known for the gu...
Dinotopia 4 New Horizons
The price for getting younger was discovered by a hunter and LeSage. When David takes on a bullish Outsider, he becomes the ultimate defender of Dinotopia.
Dinotopia 6 The Exit
Karl's only chance of survival is if he is bitten by a mosquito. The price for David and LeSage's journey through a secret portal to the outside world is unknown.
Dinotopia 5 The Virus
When life on the Earthfarm is threatened by a deadly virus, the culprit is the devious LeSage, who has her own special plans for the couple.
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Frank Scott crashed his plane into the Caribbean. The two teenaged sons that survived were Karl and David. Karl and David are constantly at odds, even as they struggle to adjust to life in their stran...
Dinotopia 2: The Temptation
Karl uses his radio. What will happen if that bridge is crossed?
Dinotopia 1 The Outsiders
The citizens of Waterfall City flee for the safety of Earthfarm, abandoning their city to the dangerous Outsiders, who discover the key to the future of the city.
Dinotopia 3 The Election
The city has become congested because of progress. The extinction could follow the birth of a dinosaur.
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Richard & Judy
Richard & Judy was a British chat show presented by the married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. The show originally aired on Channel 4, from 2001 to 2008, but later moved to digital chan...
The Division has Bonnie Bedelia in it. The San Francisco Police Department's women police officers were the focus of the series. The series ended on June 28, 2004.
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CI5: The New Professionals
CI5 is funded by the governments of the UK, U.S.A., Japan, Germany and France and is called upon to deal with terrorism and espionage on an international scale. Two gung ho field agents are the origin...
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Jonathan Creek follows the story of an investigative journalist. She sticks her nose in where she doesn't want to, but that's what makes her a great journalist. Jonathan is an inventor of magic tricks...
Trial & Retribution
Trial & Retribution is a police procedural television show. La Plante wrote a follow-on to Prime Suspect. There are two nights of the Trial & Retribution series. There were 10 episodes in the 10th ser...
Ally McBeal is a lawyer at the Boston law firm Cage and Fish. Ally's life and loves are eccentric, funny, dramatic and full of imagination.
Young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm are the focus of a provocative legal drama. People who walk a moral tightrope are the focus of the show.
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The man is called "Harm" Rabb Jr. The military's JAG division is the elite legal wing of officers that prosecutes and defends those accused of military-related crimes. He works closely with Lt. Col. T...
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Dynasty: The Reunion
Two years after the end of Dynasty, Blake Carrington— having survived the shooting but then convicted for the death of his attacker—is pardoned and released from prison.
Try This One for Size
Guy Hamilton was the director of the James Bond film Goldfinger. The story concerns the efforts of an insurance company detective to track down a medieval Russian icon that was stolen by a master thie...
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Rock 'N Roll Mum
Dyan Cannon portrays Annie Hackett, an aspiring singer and suburban mother of two, who rocks and rolls her way through her household chores. When one of her songs is bought by a hip record executive f...
Monsters is a syndicated horror anthology series which originally ran from 1988 to 1991 and reran on the Sci-Fi Channel during the 1990s. As of 2011, Monsters airs on NBC Universal's horror/suspense-t...
This was the last of Dennis Potter's "one-shot, one-slot" plays for television. It had its origins in Potter's 1983 play "Sufficient Carbohydrate," about two middle-aged executives, one English, one A...
The Grand Knockout Tournament
The Grand Knockout Tournament, also known as It's a Royal Knockout, was a one-off charity event which was shown on British television in June 1987. The British version of Jeux Sans Frontieres was a sl...
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The staff and patients at Holby City Hospital's emergency department are chronicled in a drama series.
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Laura Daniels found a new interest in life when she found an ouija board. Messages from beyond warn Laura that she may be next, as it appears that the object's previous owner was murdered. Kathleen Be...
Dempsey and Makepeace
Dempsey and Makepeace is a British television crime drama made by London Weekend Television for ITV, created and produced by Ranald Graham. The leading roles were played by Michael Brandon and Glynis ...
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The Seduction of Gina
Gina is young, recently married and bored. She discovered the game of blackjack on a trip to Lake Tahoe. She keeps hoping that her luck will last.
Thomas & Friends
The first broadcast of Thomas & Friends was on the ITV network in 1984. The Railway Series of books were written by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher. The books deal with the adventu...
The daily lives of the men and women at Sun Hill Police Station as they fight crime on the streets of London. From bomb threats to armed robbery and drug raids to the routine demands of policing this ...
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Between Two Brothers
Bob Frazer is an attorney who tries to make up with his brother Russ who harbors guilt for their father's death.
St. Elsewhere is an American medical drama television series that originally ran on NBC from October 26, 1982 to May 25, 1988. The series starred Ed Flanders, Norman Lloyd and William Daniels as teach...
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Promises in the Dark
A young doctor, seeking change while recovering from a recent heartbreak, moves from Chicago, Illinois to Hartford, Connecticut. She joined the West Hartford medical practice. Walter McInterny is a do...
A Vacation in Hell
A group of people escape from a holiday camp at a tropical place and get lost. Problems are still to come, but they have to find the way back.
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected was a British television show from 1979 to 1988. The stories were often funny and sinister. Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You were written by the author o...
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Q-sky is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles because of the way they run the station.
An Audience with...
An audience with you. A British entertainment television show produced by London Weekend Television, in which a host, usually a singer or comedian, performs for an invited audience of celebrity guests...
Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
When a friend takes a woman to the Stardust Ballroom, a dance hall which recreates the music and atmosphere of the 1940s, she finds herself a widow, a grandmother and a person. There is a mailman. The...
The Red Badge of Courage
During the Civil War, a young man enthusiastically joins the Union army thirsting to find glory and honor, but his first battle opens his eyes to reality.
A Los Angeles woman, on her way to visit her sister in San Fransisco, picks up a hitchhiker who has just killed his stepmother. Charmed by him, she fails to notice his strange behavior until it is too...
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The Third Girl from the Left
A chorus girl comes to the realization that she is not getting any younger and that her longtime relationship with a nightclub comedian is going nowhere. She finds herself attracted to an unassuming b...
Police Story is a crime drama. The show was the brainchild of author and former policeman Joseph Wambaugh and represented a major step forward in the realistic depiction of police work and violence on...
The Strangers in 7A
Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl in a bar. The girl's male cronies show up with guns and he takes her home. The crooks plan to use the apartm...
The Impatient Heart
There are problems in the private life of a social worker.
Four Flies on Grey Velvet
Roberto is in a band. He tried to catch up with his persecutor. He runs away, but he knows his troubles will start the next day when he gets an envelope with photos of him killing a man. Someone is tr...
Jennifer on My Mind
Marcus, a nice, rich, Jewish boy from New York, meets and falls in love with a girl from Oyster Bay, while they are both in Venice. He follows her to her home on Long Island and then to the top of a h...
Lovers and Other Strangers
They are getting ready for their wedding. Only two people are happy at the wedding. The divorce of Mike's brother and wife upset Mike's mother. Susan's father is having an affair and her sister is goi...
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