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Michael Angelis

Michael Angelis

Michael Angelis (Wikipedia)

Michael Angelis was born in 1952 and is an English actor. He is best known as the former narrator of the British children’s television series Thomas and Friends from 1991 to 2012, as well as several other products and media related to the franchise.

Michael trained at the College of Dramatic Art, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, where, inter alia, he played roles in Brendan Behan‘s The Hostage and The Zykovs by Maxim Gorky. He was featured in Boys from the Black Stuff (1982) and G.B.H.

Michael appeared in comedies such as The Liver Birds (1975–78) and Luv (1993–94) and films such as A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square (1979) and No Surrender (1985). In 1983, he appeared at the Manchester Royal Exchange in Harold Pinter‘s ‘The Caretaker‘. He was a villain in the revived television series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2002), alongside former fellow Black Stuff star Alan Igbon. He narrated the British language version of Thomas & Friends from 1991 to 2012. 

He narrated John Peel‘s autobiography, Margrave of the Marshes,[3] which was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005. In 2006, he starred in Fated, a film set in Liverpool, as well as in episodes of Midsomer Murders and The Bill in 2007. In September 2011, he participated in the BBC Radio 4 programme The Reunion talking with others cast members about his roles in the Boys from the Blackstuff.

Michael was married to the Coronation Street actress Helen Worth, but the couple divorced in 2001.[2] Michael married his second wife Welsh model Jennifer Thomas Khalastchi in 2001.[5]

He is the younger brother of fellow actor Paul Angelis

Liam

Liam

Anyone who knows me are aware that I am a bit of a movie buff. Over the past few years I have been collecting signed photographs of my favourite actors.

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