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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 14 March 1945Acocks Green, Birmingham, England, UK
Birth NameRobert Norman Davis
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jasper Carrott was born on March 14, 1945 in Acocks Green, Birmingham, England as Robert Norman Davis. He is an actor and writer, known for The Detectives (1993), All About Me (2002) and Canned Carrott (1990). He has been married to Hazel K Jackson since 1973.

Spouse (1)

Hazel K Jackson (1973 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

Strong Birmingham (Brummie) accent
Declaring himself "World famous in Birmingham".

Trivia (10)

A comedian.
Father of actress Lucy Davis and Jenny Davis.
Co-owns the production company Celador
Went to school with Bev Bevan, drummer with the pop group Electric Light Orchestra (ELO).
He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's New Year's Honours List for his services to charities.
Supports Birmingham City Football Team
He is part owner of the production company Celador, which makes Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998). From which he has become a Millionaire many times over.
Was a contestant on Celebrity Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998) with his daughter, Jenny Davis.
In 1995, to celebrate the centenary of the university, he was awarded the Aston University Centennial Medal along with Sir Adrian Cadbury, Mr Douglas Ellis, Lord Howell of Aston Manor, Mrs Anne Kenrick, Mr Chris Oakley and Mr Robert Taylor.
Ex-father-in-law of Owain Yeoman.

Personal Quotes (2)

He used to be Jesus Christ, but now I've got him down to my level. (Speaking about his The Detectives (1993) co-star Robert Powell, who once starred in the mini-series Jesus of Nazareth (1977)).
Birmingham, as the centre of the country, indeed the universe, should play a big part in the World Cup 2018, so I'm all for making sure we help bring international football into our city and region. (On backing England's bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup)

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