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Jimmy Nail Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 16 March 1954Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK
Birth NameJames Michael Aloysius Bradford
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jimmy Nail was born on March 16, 1954 in Benton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England as James Michael Aloysius Bradford. He is an actor and writer, known for Evita (1996), Still Crazy (1998) and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983).

Spouse (1)

Miriam Jones (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

He speaks with a thick Geordie (Newcastle) accent

Trivia (6)

Sons: Thomas Bradford-Jones and Frederick Jones.
He used to sing and play guitar in a band called The Crabs. He would sometimes perform on stage in a frock and wearing Hobnail Boats. They used to gig all over the northwest of England.
Has a Boxers nose. He has had his nose broken five times in fights when he was younger.
Is real life brother of Val McLane, who starred as "Norma" in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983).
Has enjoyed a sporadic pop career. His cover of Rose Royce's 'Love Don't Live Here Anymore' was a big UK hit in 1985. It was 7 years before he returned to the charts with 'Ain't No Doubt', which became his biggest hit, reaching number 1 in the UK charts in the summer of 1992. Further 90s hits included 'Crocodile Shoes' (the title track of the miniseries in which Nail starred), 'Cowboy Dreams', 'Big River', 'Love', and 'Country Boy'.
Doing voice-overs in TV adverts for Tesco supermarket. [April 2005]

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