Michael Brandon's television directorial début came with the very last episode of Dempsey and Makepeace, The Guardian Angel.
Michael Brandon had an exhibition of his photographs for the Princes' Trust in 1984.
Michael Brandon won a Regents Scholarship to College but after three hours of pre-law decided it wasn't the life he wanted.
Michael Brandon broke his foot getting off a yacht just before he was scheduled to appear in Casualty. The writers changed his part from a Doctor to a patient to accommodate.
When Michael Brandon bought his ranch, Deer Spring in Northern Malibu, his then girlfriend Kim Novak gave him a white mule named Nubbin to celebrate.
Michael Brandon's first major film role was in 1970 as Mike Vecchio in Lovers and Other Strangers although he did have a bit part in the 1969 film, Goodbye Columbus.
Michael Brandon's first professional theatre role was as Jimmy Curry in The Rainmaker, in 1968.
Michael Brandon lists Marlon Brando as his role model as far as acting is concerned and On the Waterfront as his favorite movie.
Michael Brandon began a talk radio show on City Talk, a new local radio station in Liverpool, UK in February 2008.
Michael is a good friend of author Jackie Collins and has narrated the audio book versions of two of her novels, Lovers and Players and Hollywood Wives: the New Generation.
Michael Brandon started narrating Thomas And Friends in 2004.
Michael Brandon is the third US narrator for Thomas & Friends.
In 1971, Brandon starred in his first television movie, The Impatient Heart.
He attended the Cannes Film Festival in 1990, while living in France.
At the age of six, Brandon moved from Brooklyn to Queens.
In 1980, Brandon starred with Shirley MacLaine in one of his most cherished film experiences entitled Change of Seasons.
In 1979, Brandon starred in the TV movie "Vacation In Hell", where he was trapped on a desert island with four beautiful women.
In 1973, Brandon moved to a ranch and became the last of the Brooklyn Cowbows.
He guest-starred in The Nanny in 1998, after being asked to do so by Fran Drescher.
Brandon played a great bad guy in the 1997 four-hour drama, The Knock.
In 1984, the show Dempsey and Makepeace became a phenomenon and was exported to over 75 different countries.
His dad died on April 8, 1998 and his mom died on June 13, 1999.
In 2004, Brandon was nominated for a Laurence Olivier award for Best Actor in a musical (Jerry Springer the Opera).
He met Lindsay Wagner at an acting workshop in 1975.
In 1970, Brandon moved to Venice to make his second feature, Jennifer On My Mind.
In 1969, Michael Brandon moved back to New York, where he waited tables and drove delivery trucks until he auditioned for the play Does A Tiger Wear A Necktie?
In 2002, Brandon starred in The Lost Battalion, where he played a World War I general.
He narrated the full length special Calling All Engines.
Michael Brandon is the third Thomas narrator from New York.
In 1965, he auditioned for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and got accepted after doing the famous scene from Hamlet, and the Sakini role from Tea House of the August Moon.
He has a son with Glynis Barber named Alexander who was born on November 21, 1992.
He has narrated seasons 7, 8, 9, and 10 of Thomas and Friends. He also renarrated season 6.
Brandon is the current narrator for Thomas and Friends.
Michael: I always wanted to be a musician and I have had a lot of musician friends in my life. I used to hang out with The Eagles and when I was making a film with Carrie Snodgrass I got to go backstage with Neil Young.
Michael: I got my first agent by picking two names off a lobby list at the William Morris Agency. I called one agent and told him the other agent said he must see me. It worked. The agent got me an audition for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?.
(about starring in Change of Seasons)
Michael: Between Anthony Hopkins and Shirley MacLaine acting was not necessary.