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'''Jim Dale''' (born [[15 August]], [[1930s|1935]] in Rothwell, Northamptonshire as '''James Smith''') is the reader/performer of the US versions of the audio book editions of all seven volumes of the ''Harry Potter'' [[Harry Potter books|novels]]. He also narrated the bonus features on the DVD editions of the first four Harry Potter films. He is also an accomplished actor, singer, and songwriter.
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'''Jim Dale''' (born [[15 August]], [[1930s|1935]] in Rothwell, Northamptonshire as '''James Smith''') is the reader/performer of the US versions of the audio book editions of all seven volumes of the ''Harry Potter'' [[Harry Potter books|novels]]. He also narrated the bonus features on the DVD editions of the first four Harry Potter films. He is also an accomplished actor, singer, and songwriter. He wrote the lyrics to the Seekers' hit "Georgy Girl", which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.
   
 
He set a world record when he used 125 different voices in the recording of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', a record which he broke when he used 134 different voices in ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', a record he shares with [[Stephen Fry]], who narrates the UK versions of the Harry Potter audio books. His readings of ''Goblet of Fire'' and ''Deathly Hallows'' both won Grammy Awards in [[2000s|2000]] and [[2008]], respectively.
 
He set a world record when he used 125 different voices in the recording of ''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', a record which he broke when he used 134 different voices in ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', a record he shares with [[Stephen Fry]], who narrates the UK versions of the Harry Potter audio books. His readings of ''Goblet of Fire'' and ''Deathly Hallows'' both won Grammy Awards in [[2000s|2000]] and [[2008]], respectively.
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[[File:This is Jim Dale.ogg|thumb|Jim Dale giving the credits for the audiobook of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'']]
   
 
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Latest revision as of 13:36, June 10, 2014

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Jim Dale
Biographical information
Birth name

James Smith

Born

15 August, 1935
Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England

Nationality

British

Gender

Male

Height

5' 10"[1]

Family
  • Julia Schafler (wife 1980 to present)
  • Patricia Dale (wife 1957-1977 divorced, 4 children)
  • Toby Dale (son)
Alias

Jimmy

Website

http://www.jim-dale.com/

Career
Years active

1958

In Harry Potter

Audiobook narrator

Academy Awards

Best Original Song (nomination, 1966)

Jim Dale (born 15 August, 1935 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire as James Smith) is the reader/performer of the US versions of the audio book editions of all seven volumes of the Harry Potter novels. He also narrated the bonus features on the DVD editions of the first four Harry Potter films. He is also an accomplished actor, singer, and songwriter. He wrote the lyrics to the Seekers' hit "Georgy Girl", which earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song.

He set a world record when he used 125 different voices in the recording of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a record which he broke when he used 134 different voices in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, a record he shares with Stephen Fry, who narrates the UK versions of the Harry Potter audio books. His readings of Goblet of Fire and Deathly Hallows both won Grammy Awards in 2000 and 2008, respectively.

This is Jim Dale

Jim Dale giving the credits for the audiobook of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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