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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

15 August 1935 (1935-08-15) (age 85)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • lyricist
  • singer
  • comedian
  • voice actor
Years active 1951–present
Spouse(s)
Patricia Gardiner
(m. 1957; div. 1977)

Julia Schafler (m. 1980)
Children 4

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.

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).

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