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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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 2013 My Beastly ABC's (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 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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(April 1971-July 1971; September 1971-January 1972) He acted in Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England in Thomas Heywood's play, "A Woman Killed with Kindness;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Coriolanus," and "The Merchant of Venice;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "Mrs. ... See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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When I was nine, we'd take a bus to the seaside. Coming back, we'd take turns entertaining, singing songs and the like. I tried some stand-up comedy. I had a captive audience in that bus. Then I realized I wanted to do more than that.


He wrote the lyrics to The Seekers' hit "Georgy Girl", which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. See more »



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