Biography

Oscar James (born 25 July 1942) is a Trinidadian actor, who is based in the United Kingdom. He is best known for his role in EastEnders as Tony Carpenter, for over two years. James resides in north London.

James was born in Trinidad, and had a poor upbringing. He came to the United Kingdom in the 1950s. He initially worked as a taxi driver, a dish-washer and also a gymnast, but he always had aspirations to be an entertainer and followed his dream by becoming an actor.

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Oscar James (born 25 July 1942) is a Trinidadian actor, who is based in the United Kingdom. He is best known for his role in EastEnders as Tony Carpenter, for over two years. James resides in north London.

James was born in Trinidad, and had a poor upbringing. He came to the United Kingdom in the 1950s. He initially worked as a taxi driver, a dish-washer and also a gymnast, but he always had aspirations to be an entertainer and followed his dream by becoming an actor.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1942-07-25

Place of Birth Trinidad, British West Indies [now Trinidad and Tobago]

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2007 Oh Happy Day as Storekeeper
2006 The Line of Beauty (0 episodes) as Brentford
2005 Afterlife (1 episode)
2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Shopkeeper
2004 If Only as Superintendent
2004 Elmina’s Kitchen as Baygee
2002 Harry Hill's TV Burp (1 episode)
2001 My Kingdom as Desmond
2000 U.S. Seals as Wilkins
1996 The Final Passage as Earl
1994 Crocodile Shoes (1 episode)
1994 Fathers, Sons and Unholy Ghosts as Martin's father
1990 Hardware as Chief
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Franklyn Ashford
1986 Lovejoy (1 episode)
1985 EastEnders (178 episodes) as Tony Carpenter (4314 episodes)
1985 Water as Miguel
1984 The Bill (2 episodes)
1984 Bottle Boys (13 episodes)
1984 Last Night at the Alamo as Dub
1981 Student Bodies as Football Coach
1980 The Gentle Touch (1 episode)
1979 Shoestring (1 episode)
1979 Jaguar Lives! as Collins
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (1 episode)
1978 Victims of Apartheid as Obed
1978 Out (6 episodes)
1977 1990 (1 episode)
1977 Black Joy as Jomo
1976 Pressure as Colin
1975 Carry On Laughing (2 episodes)
1972 Crown Court (1 episode)
1971 Gumshoe as Azinge
1971 All the Right Noises as Guard
1970 The Goodies (1 episode)
1970 The Breaking of Bumbo as 2nd Student
1970 UFO (1 episode)
1966 Exorcism at Midnight as Dupree

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