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David Jason (I)


David Jason was born in Edmonton, London, in 1940. He has become one of Britain's most famous, versatile and respected actors, who is most famous for his role in Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) as Del Boy. He made his debut in the series in 1981 and was still playing the same role up to the Christmas special in 2002. His big break came in the 1967... See full bio »

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Known For

Only Fools and Horses....
Only Fools and Horses.... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter / Don Vincenzo Occhetti
(1981-2003)
A Touch of Frost
A Touch of Frost DI Frost / D.I. Frost / Insp. Jack Frost / DI Jack Frost / Insp Jack Frost
(1992-2010)
The Darling Buds of May
(1991-1993)
A Bit of a Do
A Bit of a Do Ted Simcock
(1989)

Filmography

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 2013-2017 Still Open All Hours (TV Series)
Granville
- Episode #4.1 (2017) ... Granville
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... Granville
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Granville
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... Granville
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... Granville
 2014-2015 Pip Ahoy! (TV Series)
Skipper / Mouse Pirate / Pasty
- Shipshaped Cupcakes (2015) ... Skipper / Pasty / Mouse Pirate (voice)
- The Mice Pirates (2014) ... Skipper / Mouse Pirate (voice)
 2014 Porridge: Inside Out (TV Series)
Narrator
 2014 Only Fools and Horses: Beckham in Peckham (TV Short)
Del Boy
 2011-2012 The Royal Bodyguard (TV Series)
Guy Hubble / Captain Guy Hubble
- A Watery Grave (2012) ... Guy Hubble
- The Perils of Attraction (2012) ... Guy Hubble
- The Royal Art of Blackmail (2012) ... Captain Guy Hubble
- Bullets over Broad Street (2012) ... Guy Hubble
- The Siege of Blenheim Square (2012) ... Guy Hubble
 2010 Come Rain Come Shine (TV Movie)
Don Mitchell
 1992-2010 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
DI Frost / D.I. Frost / Insp. Jack Frost / ...
- If Dogs Run Free: Part 2 (2010) ... Insp. Jack Frost
- If Dogs Run Free: Part 1 (2010) ... Insp. Jack Frost
- Dead End (2008) ... Insp Jack Frost
- Mind Games (2008) ... Insp Jack Frost
- In the Public Interest (2008) ... Insp Jack Frost
 2010 Muddle Earth (TV Series)
Randolf
 2009 Albert's Memorial (TV Movie)
Harry
 2008 The Color of Magic (TV Mini-Series)
Rincewind
- Part 2: The Light Fantastic (2008) ... Rincewind
- Part 1: The Colour of Magic (2008) ... Rincewind
 2005-2007 Diamond Geezer (TV Series)
Des
- Old School Lies (2007) ... Des
- Old Gold (2007) ... Des
- A Royal Affair (2007) ... Des
- Pilot (2005) ... Des
 2006 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie)
Albert
 2006 Prehistoric Park (TV Series)
Narrator
- Giant Croc (2006) ... Narrator
- The Bug House (2006) ... Narrator
- Saving the Sabre Tooth (2006) ... Narrator
- Dino-Birds (2006) ... Narrator
- Mammoth (2006) ... Narrator
 2006 Ghostboat (TV Movie)
Jack Hardy
 2004 The Final Quest (TV Movie)
Dave
 2004 The Second Quest (TV Movie)
Dave
 1981-2003 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter / Don Vincenzo Occhetti
- Sleepless in Peckham...! (2003) ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
- Strangers on the Shore...! (2002) ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
- If They Could See Us Now.....! (2001) ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
- Time on Our Hands (1996) ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
- Modern Men (1996) ... Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
 2002 The Quest (TV Movie)
Dave
 2001-2002 Micawber (TV Series)
Wilkins Micawber
- Micawber and the Aristocracy (2002) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Micawber Meets the Americans (2002) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Micawber and the Theatre (2001) ... Wilkins Micawber
- Micawber Learns the Truth (2001) ... Wilkins Micawber
 1999 All the King's Men (TV Movie)
Captain Frank Beck
 1999 Angelmouse (TV Series)
Narrator
- My Friend Angelmouse (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- Missing Skates ... Narrator
- The Weather Angels ... Narrator
- The Fly-Away Feather ... Narrator
- Can't Sleep, Won't Sleep ... Narrator (voice)
 1998 Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer (TV Short) (voice)
 1998 March in Windy City (TV Movie)
Steven March
 1996-1997 The Adventures of Dawdle the Donkey (TV Series)
Rola Polar Bear
- Episode #2.10 (1997) ... Rola Polar Bear (voice)
- Episode #2.9 (1997) ... Rola Polar Bear (voice)
- Episode #2.8 (1997) ... Rola Polar Bear (voice)
- Episode #2.7 (1997) ... Rola Polar Bear (voice)
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Rola Polar Bear (voice)
 1997 Only Fools and Horses: Only Fools Cutaway (TV Short)
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
 1995 The Snow Queen
Eric (voice)
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Billy Mac
- The Bullion Boys (1993) ... Billy Mac
 1991-1993 The Darling Buds of May (TV Series)
Pop Larkin
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 2 (1993) ... Pop Larkin
- Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 1 (1993) ... Pop Larkin
- The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 2 (1993) ... Pop Larkin
 1988-1993 Count Duckula (TV Series)
Count Duckula / Pierre / Burt / ...
- The Zombie Awakes (1993) ... Count Duckula (voice)
- Venice a Duck Not a Duck (1993) ... Count Duckula / Burt / Pierre / ... (voice)
- Alps-a-Daisy (1993) ... Count Duckula / Pierre (voice)
- Manhattan Duck (1993) ... Count Duckula / Mrs. Shooshboomer (voice)
- The Rest Is History (1991) ... Count Duckula / Servant / Count Duckula's Previous Incarnations (voice)
 1991-1992 Victor & Hugo: Bunglers in Crime (TV Series)
Hugo / Interpoll / Count Duckula / ...
- French Exchange (1992) ... Hugo / Interpoll / Danger Mouse
- Treasure Haunt (1992) ... Hugo / Interpoll / Count Duckula
- Blunder on the Orient Express (1991) ... (voice)
- Panda-Monium! (1991) ... Hugo / Interpoll / Count Duckula
 1981-1992 Danger Mouse (TV Series)
Danger Mouse / The Narrator / Count Duckula / ...
- The Intergalactic 147 (1992) ... Danger Mouse / The Narrator (voice)
- Heavy Duty (1992) ... Danger Mouse / The Narrator (voice)
- Pillow Fright! (1992) ... Danger Mouse / The Narrator (voice)
- Rhyme and Punishment (1992) ... Danger Mouse / The Narrator (voice)
- There's a Penfold in My Suit (1992) ... Danger Mouse / The Narrator / Princess Svetlana / ... (voice)
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
George
- Amongst Barbarians (1990) ... George
 1989-1990 Oh! Mr. Toad (TV Series)
Toad
- Toad: Film Maker (1990) ... Toad (voice)
- Toad in Love (1990) ... Toad (voice)
- Oarsman Toad (1990) ... Toad (voice)
- A Toad in Time (1990) ... Toad (voice)
- Happy Birthday (1990) ... Toad (voice)
 1990 Single Voices (TV Series)
The Chemist
- The Chemist (1990) ... The Chemist
 1989 A Bit of a Do (TV Mini-Series)
Ted Simcock
- The Civil Wedding (1989) ... Ted Simcock
- The Funeral (1989) ... Ted Simcock
- The Farewell Party (1989) ... Ted Simcock
- The Grand Opening of Sillitoe's (1989) ... Ted Simcock
 1984-1988 The Wind in the Willows (TV Series)
Toad / Chief Weasel
- Happy New Year! (1988) ... Toad (voice)
- Tunnels and Tremors (1988) ... Toad (voice)
- Remember, Remember (1988) ... Toad / Chief Weasel (voice)
- Monster of the Wild Wood (1988) ... Toad / Chief Weasel (voice)
- Toad's Harvest (1988) ... Toad (voice)
 1987 The BFG
The BFG (voice)
 1987 Porterhouse Blue (TV Mini-Series)
Skullion
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Skullion
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Skullion
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Skullion
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Skullion
 1973-1985 Open All Hours (TV Series)
Granville
- Happy Birthday, Arkwright! (1985) ... Granville
- The Errand Boy Executive (1985) ... Granville
- The Housekeeper Caper (1985) ... Granville
- Horse-Trading (1985) ... Granville
 1984 Dramarama (TV Series)
Mr. Stabs
- Mr. Stabs (1984) ... Mr. Stabs
 1984 Only Fools and Horses: Licensed to Drill (Video short)
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
 1983/I The Wind in the Willows (TV Movie)
Toad (voice)
 1982 Only Fools and Horses: Christmas Trees (TV Short)
Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
 1977-1981 A Sharp Intake of Breath (TV Series)
Peter Barnes
- Rear Window (1981) ... Peter Barnes
- The Weekend (1981) ... Peter Barnes
- While the Cat's Away (1981) ... Peter Barnes
- The Train Now Standing (1981) ... Peter Barnes
- Match of the Day (1981) ... Peter Barnes
 1967-1979 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #17.1 (1979)
- Episode #6.5 (1967)
 1978 Wombling Free
Womble (voice)
 1978 The Odd Job
The Odd Job Man
 1978 The Water Babies
Cyril the Walrus (voice)
 1977 The Sound of Laughter (TV Series)
Peter Barnes
- A Sharp Intake of Breath (1977) ... Peter Barnes
 1975-1977 Porridge (TV Series)
Blanco
- Pardon Me (1977) ... Blanco
- No Peace for the Wicked (1975) ... Blanco
- Happy Release (1975) ... Blanco
 1975-1976 Lucky Feller (TV Series)
Shorty Mepstead
- The Wedding (1976) ... Shorty Mepstead
- A Night on the Moors (1976) ... Shorty Mepstead
- The Boat (1976) ... Shorty Mepstead
- Ever Been Had? (1976) ... Shorty Mepstead
- Where There's Life There's Soap (1976) ... Shorty Mepstead
 1975 Royal Flash
The Mayor
 1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (TV Series)
Edgar Briggs
- The Contact (1974) ... Edgar Briggs
- The Appointment (1974) ... Edgar Briggs
- The President (1974) ... Edgar Briggs
- The Drawing (1974) ... Edgar Briggs
- The K.G.B. (1974) ... Edgar Briggs
 1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Quentin
- It's Only Me: Whoever I Am (1974) ... Quentin
 1974 Doctor at Sea (TV Series)
Manuel Sanchez
- Go Away Stowaway! (1974) ... Manuel Sanchez
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series)
Granville
- Open All Hours (1973) ... Granville
 1973 White Cargo
Albert Toddey
 1972 His Lordship Entertains (TV Series)
Dithers - the gardener
- The Safari Park (1972) ... Dithers - the gardener
- The Railway Station (1972) ... Dithers - the gardener
- The Health Inspector (1972) ... Dithers - the gardener
 1972 Under Milk Wood
Nogood Boyo
 1971 Doctor at Large (TV Series)
Mr. Bligh / The Toad
- Let's Start at the Beginning (1971) ... Mr. Bligh
- Congratulations- It's a Toad! (1971) ... The Toad (voice)
 1971 Six Dates with Barker (TV Series)
Clive
- 1970: The Odd Job (1971) ... Clive
 1969-1970 Hark at Barker (TV Series)
Dithers / Dithers - the gardener / Foghorn
- Rustless on Sport (1970) ... Dithers - the gardener
- Rustless on Do-It-Yourself (1970) ... Dithers
- Rustless on Medicine (1970) ... Dithers / Foghorn
- Rustless on Cooking (1970) ... Dithers
- Rustless on Communications (1970) ... Dithers
 1970 Two D's and a Dog (TV Series)
Dingle Bell
 1970 Doctor in the House (TV Series)
Mr. Drobnic
- What Seems to Be the Trouble? (1970) ... Mr. Drobnic
 1969 Canada Goose (TV Movie)
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Abel
- That's How Murder Snowballs (1969) ... Abel
 1969 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Taffy Sadler
- On Ice (1969) ... Taffy Sadler
 1967-1969 Do Not Adjust Your Set (TV Series)
Various Characters / Various / Captain Fantastic
- The Last Post (1969) ... Various Characters
- Your Permanent Wave Looks OK to Me (1969) ... Captain Fantastic / Various
- The Loose Denture Show (1969) ... Various
- Episode #2.4 (1969) ... Various
- Episode #2.3 (1969) ... Various
 1969 Galton and Simpson Comedy (TV Series)
Gordon
- Don't Dilly Dally on the Way (1969) ... Gordon
 1967 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Chinese Crackers (1967)
 1966 Crossroads (TV Series)
Bernie Kilroy
- Episode dated 15 August 1966 (1966) ... Bernie Kilroy
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Smith
- Over Take... (1966) ... Smith
 1965 Mother Goose (TV Movie)
King Goose
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (60 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (22 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

He played "Acres" in Richard B. Sheridan's play, "The Rivals", at the Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Maxine Audley, Anthony Sharp, Philip Bond and Anne Rutter in the cast. Malcolm Taylor was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 3 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir David Jason

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[the Only Fools and Horses Christmas trilogy from 1996] For many people, the story's true conclusion. The moment when the curtain came down. Everything about the narrative pointed to these being the last ever episodes. See more »

Trivia:

Ronnie Barker's decision to retire at the age of 59 disappointed Jason but he respected his decision. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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