David Jason

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Date of Birth February 2, 1940
Place of Birth London, England
Age 80 years old
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Sir David John White, known professionally by his stage name David Jason, is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, television presenter and producer. He is best known for his roles as Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the BBC comedy series sitcom Only Fools and Horses, Detective Inspector Jack Frost in A Touch of Frost, Granville in Open All Hours and Still Open All Hours, and Pop Larkin in The Darling Buds of May, as well as voicing Mr. Toad in The Wind in the Willows and the title characters of Danger Mouse and Count Duckula. His most recent appearance in the role of Del Boy was in 2014; he retired his role as Frost in 2010. In September 2006 Jason topped the poll to find TV's 50 Greatest Stars, as part of ITV's 50th anniversary celebrations. He was knighted in 2005 for services to drama. Jason has won four British Academy Television Awards, four British Comedy Awards and seven National Television Awards.

Born: David John White, February 2, 1940, Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1963–
Partner(s): Myfanwy Talog (1977–1995, her death)
Children: 1
Relatives: Arthur White (brother)
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About David Jason

Actor who starred on British TV in the series, Only Fools and Horses and played Detective Inspector Jack Frost on ITV's A Touch of Frost.

Before Fame

He spent six years training as an electrician before pursuing acting.

Achievement

He also had roles in theatre including a production of Cinderella in Newscastle.

Family Life

He married Gill Hinchcliffe in 2005, and the couple had a daughter four years prior to the marriage.

Associations

He was born in England like fellow actor, Tim Roth.

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Latest information about David Jason updated on October 30, 2020.

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