Who were Michael Morpurgo's parents?

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Michael Morpurgo's parents were Tony Bridge and Kippe Cammaerts. Tony was a renowned actor who was professionally recognized as Tony Bridge Van, and his mother was an actress. Michael was also a step-son to Jack Morpurgo, a professor at Leeds University.

Michael Morpurgo did not know who his biological father was until he was 19. While his father was away during World War II, he met Kippe Cammaerts and the two got married. Tony left the family and emigrated to Canada when he came back from the war. Michael met his father for the first time while he and his mother were watching "The Great Expectations," in which Bridge appeared.

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