FRAZER ASHFORD

ARPS

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David Jason is one of the best loved actors in British popular culture. In September 2006 he topped the poll to find TV's '50 Greatest Stars' as part of ITV's 50th anniversary celebrations.

 

David really came to the nation's attention as Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter in the BBC's 'Only Fool;s and Horses'.

 

Other memorable characters that he has portrait range from Detective Inspector jack Frost in 'Frost' to Granville in 'Open All Hours' and 'Still Open All Hours'.

 

He has won 4 British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs),  4 British Comedy Awards and 6 National Television Awards including a Comedy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001 and the BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award in 2003.

 

He was knighted in 2005 for services to drama.

 

Before he became a household name, David toured in many plays including 'The Relapse' where he is pictured her as Lord Foppington for The Cambridge Theatre Company in 1978.

DAVID JASON

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