David JASON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-02-02
Education Northside Secdy Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations helicopter pilot, gliding, restoration of old machines, work
Clubs N/A
Style Sir David Jason, OBE
Career actor; first professional job with Bromley Repertory 1965; early work incl: 3 months in Crossroads, tour with Ron Moody in Peter Pan, Summer seasons with Bob Monkhouse and Dick Emery; fell BAFTA 2003; >ir< incl: Under Milk Wood (Mayfair), Bob Acres in The Rivals (Sadler's Wells), No Sex Please...We're British! (Strand) 1972, Darling Mr London 1975-76, Fancourt Babberley in Charley's Aunt, Norman in The Norman Conquests (Oxford Playhouse) 1976, Lord Foppington in The Relapse (Cambridge Theatre Co), Buttons in Cinderella, Tom Bryce in The Unvarnished Truth (Middle and Far East) 1983, Look No Hans! (Strand Theatre and tour) 1985-86; >ir< incl: Do Not Adjust Your Set 1967, The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (LWT) 1973-74, Mr Stabbs (Thames) 1974, Blanco in Porridge (BBC) 1975, Lucky Feller (LWT) 1975, A Sharp Intake of Breath (ATV) 1978, Granville in Open All Hours (with Ronnie Barker, several series, BBC), Del Trotter in Only Fools and Horses (several series, BBC), Skullion in Porterhouse Blue (C4) 1986, Ted Simcock in A Bit of a Do (2 series, YTV) 1988-89, Single Voices: The Chemist (monologue by Roy Clarke, BBC) 1989, George in Amongst Barbarians (screenplay, BBC) 1989, Pa Larkin in The Darling Buds of May (YTV) 1990-2002, Inspector Jack Frost in A Touch of Frost (YTV) 1992-2010, The Bullion Boys (1993, Int Emmy for Best Drama 1994), Frank Beck in All the King's Men (BBC), The Ghostboat 2006, The Hogfather 2006, The Colour of Magic 2008; voice of many cartoon characters incl Dangermouse and Count Duckula; dir The Quest 2002; >ir< Under Milk Wood, Royal Flash 1974, The Odd Job 1978, Only Fools and Horses (BBC), Toad in The Wind in the Willows; >ir< Radio Times Funniest Actor, Variety Club Personality of the Year, Sony Radio Award, Water Rats Personality of the Year, TV Times Actor of the Year, TV Times Funniest Actor, BAFTA Award for Best Actor 1988, BAFTA Award for Best Light Entertainment Performer 1990, Nat Television Awards Special Recognition Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television 1996, Favourite Situation Comedy Performer at Aunties (BBC) 1996, BAFTA Award for Best Comedy Performance 1997, TV Quick Award for Best Actor 2000 and 2001, Nat TV Awards for Best Actor 2001, British Comedy Award for Lifetime Achievement 2001, BAFTA Fellowship Award 2003, Best Drama Performance Nat Television Award 2011
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