Biography

English actor and comedian. He played Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the long-running BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses, and Detective Inspector Jack Frost on the ITV crime drama A Touch of Frost.

Other high-profile television roles were as Granville in the sitcom Open All Hours, and Pop Larkin in the comedy drama The Darling Buds of May as well as the voices of Mr. Toad in The Wind in the Willows, Danger Mouse and Count Duckula. His last original appearance as Del Boy was in 2014, while Jason retired his role as Frost in 2010.

One of the best loved actors in British popular culture, 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 (BAFTAs), (1988, 1991, 1997, 2003), four British Comedy Awards (1990, 1992, 1997, 2001) and six National Television Awards (1997, 2001, 2002 twice).

English actor and comedian. He played Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the long-running BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses, and Detective Inspector Jack Frost on the ITV crime drama A Touch of Frost.

Other high-profile television roles were as Granville in the sitcom Open All Hours, and Pop Larkin in the comedy drama The Darling Buds of May as well as the voices of Mr. Toad in The Wind in the Willows, Danger Mouse and Count Duckula. His last original appearance as Del Boy was in 2014, while Jason retired his role as Frost in 2010.

One of the best loved actors in British popular culture, 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 (BAFTAs), (1988, 1991, 1997, 2003), four British Comedy Awards (1990, 1992, 1997, 2001) and six National Television Awards (1997, 2001, 2002 twice).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 76

Birthday 1940-02-02

Place of Birth Edmonton, London, England, UK

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Sir David Jason

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Albert the Fifth Musketeer (26 episodes)
Angelmouse (26 episodes)
2018 Michael Palin: A Life on Screen
2017 David Jason's Secret Service (3 episodes)
2017 The Story of Only Fools And Horses (6 episodes) as Del Boy Trotter
2016 British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
2014 Still Open All Hours (33 episodes) as Granville
2014 A Life on Screen (1 episode) as Himself
2014 The Michael McIntyre Chat Show (1 episode) as Himself - Guest
2011 The Royal Bodyguard (6 episodes)
2010 Come Rain Come Shine as Don Mitchell
2009 Albert's Memorial as Harry
2008 The Colour of Magic as Rincewind (2 episodes) as Rincewind
2007 Hogfather as Albert
2006 Hogfather (2 episodes) as Albert / Alberto Malich
2006 Prehistoric Park (6 episodes) as Narrator as Narrator
2006 Ghostboat as Jack Hardy
2005 Diamond Geezer (3 episodes) as Des
2004 The Final Quest as Dave
2004 The Second Quest as Dave
2003 Only Fools and Horses - Sleepless in Peckham as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
2002 Only Fools and Horses - Strangers on the Shore as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
2002 The Quest as Dave
2001 Only Fools and Horses - If They Could See Us Now as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1999 All the King's Men as Capt. Frank Beck
1998 Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer as (voice)
1998 March in Windy City as Steven March
1996 Only Fools and Horses - Time on Our Hands as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1996 Only Fools and Horses - Modern Men as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1996 Only Fools and Horses - Heroes and Villains as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1995 The Snow Queen as Eric
1993 Only Fools and Horses - Fatal Extraction as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1993 The Bullion Boys as Billy Mac
1992 Only Fools and Horses - Mother Nature's Son as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1992 A Touch of Frost (42 episodes) as DI Frost
1991 Only Fools and Horses - Miami Twice as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter/Don Vincenzo Occhetti
1991 Victor and Hugo (30 episodes) as Hugo
1991 The Darling Buds of May (20 episodes) as Pop Larkin
1990 Only Fools and Horses - Rodney Come Home as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1990 Amongst Barbarians
1989 Only Fools and Horses - The Jolly Boys Outing as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1989 The BFG as The BFG
1989 A Bit of a Do (13 episodes) as Ted Simcock
1988 Only Fools and Horses - Dates as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1988 Count Duckula (65 episodes) as Count Duckula
1987 Only Fools and Horses - The Frogs Legacy as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1987 Porterhouse Blue (4 episodes) as Skullion
1986 Only Fools and Horses - A Royal Flush as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1985 Only Fools and Horses - To Hull and Back as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1983 The Wind in the Willows as Toad (65 episodes) as Toad
1983 Only Fools and Horses - Thicker than Water as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1982 Only Fools and Horses - Diamonds are for Heather as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1982 Wogan (1 episode) as Himself (1 episode)
1981 Only Fools and Horses - Christmas Crackers as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter
1981 Danger Mouse (3 episodes) (89 episodes) as Danger Mouse
1981 Only Fools and Horses (1 episode) (51 episodes) as Del Boy
1978 The Odd Job as The Odd Job Man
1978 The Water Babies as (voice)
1977 A Sharp Intake of Breath (12 episodes) as Peter Barnes
1976 Lucky Feller (13 episodes) as Shorty Mepstead
1976 Open All Hours (26 episodes) as Granville
1975 Royal Flash as Mayor
1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (13 episodes) as Edgar Briggs
1974 Porridge (18 episodes) as Blanco
1973 Seven of One (1 episode)
1973 White Cargo as Albert Toddey
1972 His Lordship Entertains (1 episode) as Dithers - the gardener
1972 Under Milk Wood as Nogood Boyo
1971 Six Dates with Barker (1 episode)
1969 Counterstrike (1 episode)
1969 Hark at Barker (15 episodes) as Dithers
1967 Do Not Adjust Your Set (29 episodes)
1966 Softly, Softly (1 episode)

Directing

2004 The Final Quest Director
2004 The Second Quest Director
2002 The Quest Director

Crew

2002 The Quest Creator

Production

1992 A Touch of Frost (42 episodes)Producer

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