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Jim Tavaré

British RADA trained actor and comedian. Jim Tavare's stand-up comedy with a double bass has achieved world-wide accolade and earned him the distinction of being HRH Prince Charles favorite comedian. Jim co-wrote and starred in ITV's 'The Sketch Show', which won a BAFTA and syndicated worldwide. He wrote and starred in six highly acclaimed short ... See full bio »

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  Cockroaches (post-production)
 2015 True Nightmares (TV Series)
Dr. Carl Tanzler
- Love Never Dies (2015) ... Dr. Carl Tanzler
 2014 Sons of the Devil (Short)
 2014 Exit 13
 2014 The Houses October Built
 2014 Pudsey the Dog: The Movie
The Dog Catcher
 2014 Camp Abercorn: Shorts (TV Mini-Series)
 2014 RoboSHOT (TV Mini-Series)
Fairlane Cosgrove
- A New Era (2014) ... Fairlane Cosgrove
- Vaddio Man Returns (2014) ... Fairlane Cosgrove
 2014 Das Muerte: All Those Delicate Cuts (Video short)
Jimmy the Goon
 2013/I Life and Death (Short)
 2013 Tosh.0 (TV Series)
Carnie Butler
- Life Savings for a Rasta Banana (2013) ... Carnie Butler
 2013 Tattoo Nightmares (TV Series)
White Supremicy Leader
- I Do's and Bad Tattoos (2013) ... White Supremicy Leader
 2013 15 North
 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
Icelandic Man / Game of Thrones Guard
- Episode #10.378 (2013) ... Icelandic Man
- Episode #10.359 (2013) ... Game of Thrones Guard
 2012 Bloody Homecoming
Janitor Fred
 2011-2012 The Red Zone (TV Series short)
Prime Minister
- The Finale (2012) ... Prime Minister
- Dark Times Ahead (2011)
 2012 Reel Evil
Doctor Klein
 2012 Castlevania: Hymn of Blood (TV Series)
Grey Man
 2012 Courage, New Hampshire (TV Series)
Bill Krepps
- Ambition (2012) ... Bill Krepps
 2012 Killjoy Goes to Hell
 2012 Walking in LA (TV Series)
Satanist Leader
 2012 Party Like the Queen of France (TV Movie)
Pamphlet Merchant
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
- JFK to LAX (2012) ... Alfred
 2012 Chuck (TV Series)
- Chuck Versus the Kept Man (2012) ... (as Jim Tavare)
 2011 Butterfinger the 13th (Short)
Willie the Driver
 2011 American Badass: Bernie's Back! (Short)
 2011 Zombies and Assholes (Short)
 2010 The Black Box
Crazy Customer
 2010 Subprime
Otto Milano
 2006 Rabbit Fever
Rabbit Stew
 2005 Jim Tavaré Pictures Presents... (TV Series)
- Episode #5.6 (2005)
 2001-2004 The Sketch Show (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various
- Episode #2.8 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.7 (2004) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.6 (2003) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.5 (2003) ... Various Characters
- Episode #2.4 (2003) ... Various Characters
 1999 The Jim Tavaré Show (TV Series)
Various characters
- Episode #2.1 (1999) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.7 (1999) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.5 (1999) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Various characters
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Various characters
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Has 2 children with his wife Laura Tavaré.

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