N.Y. Historical Society.
At their 2018 History Makers Gala
Jim was honored and presented with the
2018 History Makers Award
is one of the world’s great stage entertainers:
actor, singer, director, author, lyricist,
At the age of seventeen he became
the youngest professional comedian
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
in 28 films including
the British "Carry On"
Broadway and Off Broadway credits,
of the Shrew" "Barnum"
"Comedians" "Address Unknown" "Me and My
"Busker Alley" "Joe Egg" "Love
"Road to Mecca" "Privates on Parade"
"Candide" "The Music
"The Three Penny Opera"
"Travels With My Aunt"
and his Broadway and London West End success
"Just Jim Dale"
narrated all seven Harry
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
Academy Award Nomination
for writing the lyrics to the film, "Georgy Girl"
See Potted Biog for more information
one man show,
"Just Jim Dale"
New York Drama Desk Award
New York Outer Critics Award
"Outstanding Solo Performance"
last musical on Broadway was
Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's,
For his performance as Mister
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
recently inducted Jim into the
American Theatre Hall of
Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Awards Potted Reviews
Jim's Biography Audiobook