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).

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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

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1940-02-02

Place of Birth Edmonton, London, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter (archive footage) (uncredited)
2014 Still Open All Hours(20 episodes) as Granville
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
2008 The Colour of Magic(16 episodes) as Rincewind
2006 Hogfather as Albert
2006 Hogfather(2 episodes) as Albert / Alberto Malich
2006 Prehistoric Park(7 episodes)
2006 Ghostboat as Jack Hardy
2006 Prehistoric Park as Narrator
2005 Diamond Geezer(4 episodes) as Des
2004 The Final Quest as Dave
2004 The Second Quest as Dave
2002 The Quest as Dave
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
1995 The Snow Queen as Eric
1993 The Bullion Boys
1992 A Touch of Frost(45 episodes) as DI Frost
1991 Victor and Hugo(30 episodes) as Hugo
1991 The Darling Buds of May(20 episodes) as Pop Larkin
1990 Amongst Barbarians
1989 The BFG as The BFG
1989 A Bit of a Do(13 episodes) as Ted Simcock
1988 Count Duckula(66 episodes) as Count Duckula
1987 Porterhouse Blue(4 episodes) as Skullion
1987 Porterhouse Blue
1983 The Wind in the Willows as Toad
1983 The Wind in the Willows(67 episodes) as Toad
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1981 Danger Mouse(100 episodes) as Danger Mouse
1981 Danger Mouse(3 episodes)
1981 Only Fools and Horses(80 episodes) as Del Boy
1981 Only Fools and Horses(1 episode)
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
1975 Royal Flash as Mayor
1974 The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs(13 episodes) as Edgar Briggs
1974 Porridge(25 episodes)
1973 Seven of One(1 episode)
1973 White Cargo as Albert Toddey
1972 His Lordship Entertains(1 episode) as Dithers - the gardener
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)
1900 Diamond Geezer 2(0 episodes) as Des
1900 Micawber(0 episodes) as Wilkins Micawber
1900 Animal Shelf(0 episodes)
1900 Lucky Feller(13 episodes) as Shorty Mepstead
1900 Oh, Mr. Toad(0 episodes) as Toad
1900 Open All Hours(27 episodes) as Granville
1900 Angelmouse(26 episodes)
1900 Albert the Fifth Musketeer(20 episodes)

Directing

2004 The Final QuestDirector
2004 The Second QuestDirector
2002 The QuestDirector

Production

1992 A Touch of Frost(45 episodes)Producer

Crew

2002 The QuestCreator

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