Who is David Jason?
David Jason is a British actor born on February 2, 1940, in Edmonton, London, England. He is best known for his work on television, particularly his roles in the British sitcoms “Only Fools and Horses” and “Open All Hours”.
Jason began his acting career in the 1960s, with appearances in a number of British television shows, including “Z-Cars” and “Softly Softly”.
In the 1970s, he appeared in several sitcoms, including “Porridge” and “The Goodies”, before landing his breakthrough role in “Open All Hours” in 1976. He played the role of Granville, the put-upon nephew of a miserly shopkeeper, in the series which ran until 1985.
Jason’s most famous role, however, came in the 1980s with “Only Fools and Horses”.
He played the character of Del Boy, a cockney wheeler-dealer with big dreams and questionable business practices. The show ran from 1981 to 2003, with several special episodes airing in the years since.
In addition to his television work, Jason has also appeared in a number of films, including “The BFG” (1989), “White Hunter Black Heart” (1990), and “The Wind in the Willows” (1996).
He has also lent his voice to several animated films and television series, including “Danger Mouse” and “The Adventures of Paddington Bear”.
Jason has been awarded several honors for his contributions to British television, including a knighthood in 2005.
He continues to act, most recently appearing in the television series “Still Open All Hours”, a sequel to the original “Open All Hours” series.
What is David Jason’s net worth?
David Jason’s net worth is estimated to be around £6.5 million (approximately $8.9 million USD).
Best known for his role as Derek “Del Boy” Trotter in the comedy series “Only Fools and Horses”, he made his beginnings in acting in the far 1964.
Who is David Jason’s Wife?
Jason lived with his long-term girlfriend, Welsh actress Myfanwy Talog, for 18 years and nursed her through breast cancer until she died in 1995.
On 26 February 2001, Jason became a father at the age of 61 when his girlfriend, 41-year-old Gill Hinchcliffe, gave birth to a baby girl, Sophie Mae, born in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury.
Jason and Hinchcliffe married in 2005 and live in Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire.
Does David Jason have kids?
David Jason has two children, a daughter named Sophie Mae, from his first marriage to actress and dancer, Gill Hinchcliffe. Sophie Mae was born in 2001.
Jason had had a brief relationship with actress Jennifer Hill, after it ended she gave birth to his first daughter, Abi Harris, in 1970. Jason had been unaware of his daughter’s existence until 2022.
How old is David Jason?
David Jason was born on February 2, 1940, in Edmonton, London, United Kingdom. He is 83 years old.
Who are David Jason’s parents?
David Jason’s parents are Arthur White and Olwen Jones. His father, Arthur White, was a porter at Billingsgate Fish Market in London, and his mother, Olwen Jones, worked as a charwoman.
David Jason was born David John White, and he later adopted the stage name “David Jason” in honor of his father, who died when David was only nine years old.
What is David Jason’s Height?
David Jason’s height is reported to be 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) and his weight is estimated to be around 70 kg (154 lbs).
Who are David Jason’s siblings?
David Jason has a brother named Arthur White. Like their father, Arthur White worked as a porter at Billingsgate Fish Market in London.
What is David Jason’s Instagram?
David Jason does not have an official Instagram account.
What ethnicity is David Jason?
David Jason is of English ethnicity. He was born and raised in London, England, and has spent most of his life in the United Kingdom.