30 March 1950
Clapham, London, England
|Spouse(s)||Debbie Arnold (1989–2002) (divorced)|
David Janson (born David Jackson, 30 March 1950) is an English actor whose stage debut was in Oliver! in 1962. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1963 in A Midsummer Night's Dream and appeared as the young boy (during Ringo's walk) in The Beatles film A Hard Day's Night (billed as "David Jaxon").
Janson became well known for his role as Jimmy Harker in the 1960s British soap opera, The Newcomers. He later starred in the sitcom Get Some In!. He also replaced Richard Gibson as the Gestapo officer Herr Otto Flick in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo! in its final 1992 series, after playing Adolf Hitler's double in an episode of series 8.
He has also appeared in a variety of other roles including in Softly, Softly, Doomwatch, Jason King, Dixon of Dock Green, Z-Cars, Brush Strokes, T-Bag Strikes Again, Ever Decreasing Circles, the postman in Keeping Up Appearances, Get Some In!, The Upper Hand and Don't Rock the Boat.
They both worked on the Streamline English as a Foreign Language video series. He played the role of Kevin Smith and his wife that of his wife Sharon.
|1975 to 1978||Get Some In!||Ken Richardson|
|1991||'Allo 'Allo!||Adolf Hitler double|
|1992||'Allo 'Allo!||Herr Otto Flick|
|1992 to 1995||Keeping Up Appearances||Michael the Postman|