Jim Dale

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Jim Dale

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Dale with his Barnum co-star Glenn Close performing in Busker Alley, 2006
Born
James Smith

(1935-08-15) 15 August 1935 (age 85)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • lyricist
  • singer
  • comedian
  • voice actor
Years active1951–present
Spouse(s)
Patricia Gardiner
(m. 1957; div. 1977)

Julia Schafler (m. 1980)
Children4
Websitejim-dale.com

Jim Dale, MBE (born James Smith; 15 August 1935) is an English actor, singer-songwriter, director, and composer. He appeared in many of the Carry On movies. He is well known narrating all seven of the Harry Potter audiobooks in the American market.[1]

He also starred in the Disney movie Pete's Dragon (1977). He was nominated for a BAFTA Award for playing a young Spike Milligan in Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1973).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jim Dale Biography" AllMusic. Retrieved 16 June 2014