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Jim Dale began his career as a stand-up comic. He sharpened his comedy skills during a stint in the army, where he organized and performed in camp shows. After his discharge he pursued a comedy career, and landed a job as the warm-up comic on a musical variety show. He did so well that the producers gave him a spot on the show as a singer, and he ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Thank Your Lucky Stars
Thank Your Lucky Stars Himself - Host / Himself
Six-Five Special
Six-Five Special Himself - Presenter / Himself
Pete's Dragon
Pete's Dragon Dr. Terminus
Pushing Daisies
Pushing Daisies Narrator


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 2009 Harry Potter: Wizarding World (Video Game)
 2007-2009 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
- Kerplunk (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- Water & Power (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- Window Dressed to Kill (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Norwegians (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Legend of Merle McQuoddy (2008) ... Narrator (voice)
 2007 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Challenge (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Video Game)
Narrator (US version) (voice)
 1997 Cosby (TV Series)
- Lucas Smartypantsicus (1997) ... Gregory
 1997 The Hunchback (TV Movie)
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1993 The American Clock (TV Movie)
Ted Quinn
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
Baltimore Correspondent (voice)
 1986 The Ellen Burstyn Show (TV Series)
Robert Alan Waits
- Monkey Business (1986) ... Robert Alan Waits
 1986 American Playhouse (TV Series)
The Duke
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Mama's Boy (1985) ... Gilbert
 1984 Scandalous
Inspector Anthony Crisp
 1978/II The Dancing Princesses (TV Movie)
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet
Eli Bloodshy / Wild Billy Bloodshy / Jasper Bloodshy
 1977 Joseph Andrews
The pedlar
 1970 Jackanory (TV Series)
- My Dog Sunday (1970) ... Storyteller
 1967 The Plank
House Painter
 1967 Mister Misfit (TV Movie)
Jim Didsbury
 1965 The Big Job
 1965 Pet Pals (TV Movie)
 1963 Carry on Cabby
Jeremy - Expectant Father
 1963 Nurse on Wheels
Tim Taylor
 1962 The Swingin' Maiden
Thompson's Salesman Bill
 1961 Roommates
Bass Trombone (Phil)
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Stage: Starred on Broadway in the title role of "Scapino". See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I'd rather get a good clean laugh with good material, than an easy laugh by swearing or shocking. That's not clever or comedic, anybody can get a laugh that way, it's too easy. See more »


Now aged 69, he provides the US narration of the Harry Potter series of audiobooks. See more »



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