Jason Orange on stage at a Take That concert ,Dublin, June 2011.
|Birth name||Jason Thomas Orange|
10 July 1970 |
Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
|Genres||Pop, pop rock, electronic|
|Occupations||Singer, dancer, musician, songwriter, actor.|
Jason Thomas Orange (born 10 July 1970) is an English singer-songwriter, dancer, musician and actor. He is a member of the pop band Take That who gained popularity in the 1990s and have enjoyed more success since their reunion in 2005.
Early life and education
Jason Orange joined the group Take That in November 1990 but the band split-up in February 1996.
Jason Orange pursued a career in acting and appeared in the television thriller Killer Net in 1998, and the London stage production of Gob in 1999. Jason was the lead actor together with Tom Hayes in the play, which was written by Jim Kenworth, and directed by James Martin Charlton.
In 2005, Take That reformed as a four-piece band and released a re-vamped greatest hits album. Followed in 2006 by their first studio album since 1995, Beautiful World, Jason Orange contributed both songwriting and lead vocals on the album. In 2008 they then released their second studio album, The Circus. In 2010, the album Progress was released by the band as a five-piece.
The band are currently on a break.
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