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Jeff RawleBorn: Fri 20th July 1951 (age: 61)
Jeff Rawle is a British actor, perhaps best known for playing the long-suffering George in the news-gathering sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey. He played the character as Silas Blissett in the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks from December 2010, until November 2011.
He played Plantagenet in the 1984 story Frontios. Also appeared in The Sarah Jane Adventures.
Rawle was born in Birmingham, England; his family moved to Sheffield and it was at High Storrs Grammar school that he first became interested in drama when he appeared in school plays. He worked at the Sheffield Playhouse before training at LAMDA.
He appeared in the fourth episode of the fourth series of New Tricks as lawyer Jonathan Blunt He has appeared in 4 episodes of doc martin,as roger fenn, in 2004.
During Christmas 2010 he joined the cast of Hollyoaks in the role of Silas and has stated that he is delighted to be playing the sinister character.
Rawle has provided numerous narrations including A Bear Called Paddington, three series of the Duchess of York's Budgie the Little Helicopter,Stephen Hawking's Universe and Tom Fort's The Grass is Always Greener for BBC Radio 4.
Rawle is also an accomplished writer with film credits that include The Young Poisoner's Handbook in 1995 and Who Goes There?
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