Jim Dale

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Date of Birth: 08/15/1935

Age: 81

Place of birth: Rothwell County Nortgempshir

Citizenship: United Kingdom


Author: Ivan Matkovskiy

Website: Celebrities

Born in Rothwell, County Nortgempshir. After high school, two years served in the Royal Air Force of Great Britain; after the army come to grips with the actor`s craft. Stage career went rapidly - at eighteen Dale has already traveled with concerts all the great music halls of the country. He played as in conventional plays and musicals; Dale five times nominated for a Tony Award and won it once (for her role in the musical "Barnum"). In 2006th he played on Broadway in "The Threepenny Opera"

For residents of the United States iKanady Dale, first of all - the voice of the narrator in the audio books series "Harry Potter" (in the UK is more common variant of the publishing house "Bloomsbury", by Stephen Fry). For this role, he was nominated six times for a Grammy (and twice won), and received nine awards Audi (including "Best audiobook-2004", "Best rasskazchik-2004/2005/2007", "Best Children`s audiobook, 2005 "), two awards of Benjamin Franklin and eleven awards" Audio File Iarfon ". In addition, he voiced narrator in computer games Harry Potter and twice entered the Guinness Book of Records - for the creation and recording of 146 different voices for the audio book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" and for the first six places in the top ten most popular audiobook US and Canada 2005th.

The first serious success in the field of cinema Dale dated 1964th - not the first, but one of his most famous roles in the movie "Carry on Cabby" - the first film in a long series of farces feature "Carry On ..." (little-known in Russia). Dale played in twelve films, series, usually embodying the role of the unlucky in love. In addition to a series of "Carry on", Dale starred in the films "Adolf Hitler: My part in his downfall", "board", "Digby, the biggest dog in the world", Disney`s "Pete`s Dragon" and "Spaceman and King Arthur" and in many others.

From Dale songs best known for the title theme of the film "Georgy Girl", nominated for an Academy Award in 1966, and performed by the group "The Seekers", which achieved second place in the American charts.

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