In the 1980s, he was one of the impressionists (together with Bill Wallis
and Sheila Steafel
) on the satirical BBC Radio 4 series "Week Ending".
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Sir David Jason
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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People have high expectations. You enter a room and know they're thinking, 'He'll be funny,' and you go, 'Leave it out, love. I'm having a day off.' You then become a disappointment.
After discovering that there was already a "David White" registered with Equity, he took the name "David Jason". It has long and popularly been rumoured that the name "Jason" came from his twin brother who had died in infancy. This is incorrect. His twin brother died without being named, and he chose "David Jason" as his stage name from his favourite book at school Jason and the Argonauts