Jeff Rawle

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Date of Birth July 20, 1951
Place of Birth Birmingham, England
Age 69 years old
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Jeffrey Alan Rawle is an English actor, known for playing the long-suffering George Dent in the news-gathering sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey. He also played Silas Blissett in Hollyoaks from December 2010 until 2012. Rawle returned to Hollyoaks in 2016.

Born: July 20, 1951, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1973–present
Spouse(s): Nina Marc (1998–present)
Children: 4
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About Jeff Rawle

Film and television actor best recognized for bringing to life George Dent in the long-running comedy Drop the Dead Donkey and Silas Blissett in the British soap opera Hollyoaks. He also played Amos Diggory in the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling's legendary novel Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Before Fame

Interested in drama even in primary school, he worked at the Sheffield Playhouse before completing his university studies at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He then earned his breakout role in 1973 playing the title character in Billy Liar.


He has dabbled in writing, penning the 1995 film The Young Poisoner's Handbook and several episodes of The Charles Dickens Show.

Family Life

He grew up in Birmingham, England before moving with his family to Sheffield at the age of fifteen. He married Nina Marc in 1998 and the pair had two children.


He has often been heard narrating series like A Bear Called Paddington, Sarah Ferguson's Budgie the Little Helicopter, and Stephen Hawking's Universe.

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  • People educated at High Storrs Grammar School for Boys
  • Male actors from Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Alumni of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
  • English male voice actors
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