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James Bolam

James Bolam was born on June 16, 1935 in Sunderland, Tyne-and-Wear, England. He is an actor, known for New Tricks (2003), Grandpa in My Pocket (2009) and When the Boat Comes In (1976). He is married to Susan Jameson. They have one child. See full bio »
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He acted in Jeffrey Bernard and Keith Waterhouse's play, "Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England. Ned Sherrin was director. See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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One should be judged not by what one is, but by what one does. Also, the media encourage the notion that you are like your parts. Does that mean that you can't play Macbeth unless you go out and murder someone, or that you can only play Hamlet if you don't like your mother? It's just acting. See more »


He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2009 Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to Drama. See more »

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