David Jason

David Jason

actor, producer, writer

David Jason was born on Feb 02, 1940 in UK. David Jason's big-screen debut came with Do Not Adjust Your Set - Season 2 directed by Daphne Shadwell in 1968, strarring Various Characters / Various / Captain Fantastic. David Jason is known for Pip Ahoy! directed by John Offord, David Jason stars as Skipper and Teresa Gallagher as Pip. David Jason has got 19 awards and 10 nominations so far. The most recent award David Jason achieved is National Television Awards, UK. The upcoming new tvshow David Jason plays is Pip Ahoy! - Season 2 which will be released on Jun 12, 2014.

David Jason was born in Edmonton, London, in 1940. He has become one of Britain's most famous, versatile and respected actors, who is most famous for his role in Only Fools and Horses (1981) as Del Boy. He made his debut in the series in 1981 and was still playing the same role up to the Christmas special in 2002. His big break came in the 1967 children's comedy show Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967) starring alongside members of the Monty Python team: Terry Jones; Eric Idle, and Michael Palin.Sadly, in 1990, he spent time away from work to nurse Myfanwy Talog, the Welsh actress who was his long time partner, before she died of cancer at the age of 49. He has come a long way from his days as an electrician and has won numerous awards for his work. He has managed to combine the comedy aspect of his career with rather more serious roles, such as that of Jack Frost in the highly-rated detective series Inspecteur Frost (1992) and has proved that he is a man of many talents. In the mid 1970s, he performed as Blanco, an elderly prisoner, in episodes of Porridge (1974) with Ronnie Barker. He has also done voice work in children's TV.He has not really concentrated on films, although he was very impressive in the TV film All the King's Men (1999), playing Frank Beck, the Commander of the Sandringham Company who mysteriously disappeared whilst in action in The Great War campaign in Gallipoli in 1915.He lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife, Gill Hinchcliffe and their daughter, Sophie Mae, who was born in 2001. His hobbies are a little DIY and gardening. He was knighted in 2005, becoming Sir David Jason.

  • Birthday

    Feb 02, 1940
  • Place of Birth

    Edmonton, London, England, UK
  • Also known

    Sir David Jason

Known For


19 wins & 10 nominations

National Television Awards, UK
Most Popular Drama Performance
Winner - National Television Award
Most Popular Actor
Winner - National Television Award
The Second QuestA Touch of Frost (0)
Most Popular Actor
Winner - National Television Award
Most Popular Comedy Performance
Winner - National Television Award
Monaco International Film Festival
Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner - Angel Film Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows