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N.Y. Historical Society. 
At their 2018 History Makers Gala 
Jim was honored and presented with the  
2018 History Makers Award 

Jim Dale
is one of the world’s great stage entertainers: 
actor, singer, director, author, lyricist, 
comedian, narrator, raconteur. 
At the age of seventeen he became 
the youngest professional comedian 
on the British Music Hall stage. 
He became a successful pop singer 
under the wing of Sir George Martin.
At the request of Sir Laurence Olivier 
he joined the British National Theatre 
He starred in 28 films including 
11 of the British "Carry On" series. 

Broadway and Off Broadway credits,

"Scapino" "Taming of the Shrew" "Barnum"  
"Comedians" "Address Unknown" "Me
and My Girl" 
"Busker Alley" "Joe Egg" "Love Letters" 
"Road to Mecca" "Privates on Parade" 
"Candide" "The Music Man" 
"The Three Penny Opera" 
"Travels With My Aunt"
 and his Broadway and London West End success
"Just Jim Dale"

Audiobook Narration credits

Jim narrated all seven Harry Potter books 
creating over two hundred different character voices. 
His outstanding narration work won him
Ten Audie Awards, the Oscars of the narration world,
Four "Narrator of the Year Award" 2001/05/07/08, 
Twenty Four Audiofile Earphone Awards
Two Grammy Awards 
Seven Grammy Nominations
Audiobook of the Year 2004 
Two Guinness World Records

He has been inducted into the
"Audible Hall of Fame"
 "American Publishers Hall of Fame"

 Academy Award Nomination 
for writing the lyrics to the film, "Georgy Girl"

See Potted Biog for more information

Jim's one man show, 
"Just Jim Dale" 
won the 
New York Drama Desk Award
 New York Outer Critics Award 
"Outstanding Solo Performance"

Jim's last musical on Broadway was
Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's,
"The Threepenny Opera" 
For his performance as Mister Peachum 
he was honored with a
  Drama Desk Award
 Outer Critics Circle Award 
 Richard Seff Award 
 Drama League Award
Tony Award Nomination  

The American Theatre Critics Assoc. 
recently inducted Jim into the 
American Theatre Hall of Fame 
Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

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