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Jim Dale (I)


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 »

Known For

Carry on Columbus
Carry on Columbus Christopher Columbus
(1992)
Georgy Girl
Georgy Girl Soundtrack
(1966)
Carry on Screaming!
Carry on Screaming! Albert Potter
(1966)

Filmography

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 2018 Who Stole the Moon? Platinum (Video Game) (post-production)
Storyteller
 2009 Harry Potter: Wizarding World (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2007-2009 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Narrator
- 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)
Gregory
- Lucas Smartypantsicus (1997) ... Gregory
 1997 The Hunchback (TV Movie)
Clopin
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1993 The American Clock (TV Movie)
Ted Quinn
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
Baltimore Correspondent (voice)
 1992 Carry on Columbus
Christopher Columbus
 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)
Gilbert
- Mama's Boy (1985) ... Gilbert
 1984 Scandalous
Inspector Anthony Crisp
 1979 Unidentified Flying Oddball
Sir Mordred
 1978/II The Dancing Princesses (TV Movie)
Soldier
 1978 Hot Lead and Cold Feet
Eli Bloodshy / Wild Billy Bloodshy / Jasper Bloodshy
 1977 Pete's Dragon
Dr. Terminus
 1977 Joseph Andrews
The pedlar
 1973 The National Health
Barnet / Dr. Neil Boyd
 1970 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- My Dog Sunday (1970) ... Storyteller
 1969 Carry on Again Doctor
Doctor Jimmy Nookey
 1969 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Lucifer Kane
- Rogues Gallery: The Prude Pursued (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- Rogues Gallery: A Bed Full of Miracles (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- Rogues Gallery: The Fearful Image (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- Rogues Gallery: The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- Rogues Gallery: The Wicked Stage (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
 1969 Rogues' Gallery (TV Series)
Lucifer Kane
- The Prude Pursued (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- A Bed-Full of Miracles (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- The Fearful Image (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- The Timorous Rake (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
- The Wicked Stage (1969) ... Lucifer Kane
 1968 Ooh La La! (TV Series)
 1967 Carry on Doctor
Dr. Jim Kilmore
 1967 Follow That Camel
Bertram Oliphant 'Bo' West
 1967 The Plank
House Painter
 1967 The Winter's Tale
Autolycus
 1967 Don't Lose Your Head
Lord Darcy Pue
 1967 Mister Misfit (TV Movie)
Jim Didsbury
 1966 Carry on Screaming!
Albert Potter
 1965 Carry on Cowboy
Marshal P. Knutt
 1965 The Big Job
Harold
 1965 Pet Pals (TV Series)
Jim
- Episode #1.6 (1965)
- Episode #1.5 (1965)
- Episode #1.4 (1965)
- Episode #1.3 (1965)
- Episode #1.2 (1965) ... Jim
 1964 Carry on Cleo
Horsa
 1964 Carry on Spying
Carstairs
 1963 Carry on Cabby
Jeremy - Expectant Father
 1963 Carry On Jack
Young Carrier
 1963 Nurse on Wheels
Tim Taylor
 1963 The Swingin' Maiden
Bill - Thompson's Salesman
 1961 Roommates
Bass Trombone (Phil)
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Tony Hatch and Jackie Trent's musical, "The Card", at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal in Bristol, England with Joan Hickson, John Savident, Marti Webb, Eleanor Bron, Millicent Martin and Michael Malnick in the cast. Val May was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Jim Dale MBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I remember certain people in the audience laughing and I wanted to ask: 'What are you laughing at? This isn't funny.' Now I realize that laughter can come from insecurity. They don't know how they should be feeling. See more »

Trivia:

He wrote and appeared in his one-man show, Just Jim Dale, looking back over nearly sixty years in show business. It opened on 15 May 2014 at the Roundabout Theatre Company Laura Pels Theatre, winning Dale his fifth Outer Critics Circle Award, and his fifth Drama Desk Award. See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy

Star Sign:

Leo

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