Jimmy Hibbert

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Jimmy Hibbert
NationalityEnglish
OccupationWriter, actor, voice actor

James Christian Hibbert, better known as Jimmy Hibbert is an English writer, actor and voice actor known mainly for his work with the animation studio Cosgrove Hall Films.

Early life[edit]

James Christian Hibbert was born as the eldest of three children of author Christopher Hibbert and Susan Hibbert. His younger brother was the late music journalist Tom Hibbert.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

After studying drama at the University of Manchester, he met CP Lee and Bob Harding, and the three of them formed the band Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias in 1972, with Hibbert on vocals and bass. The band called it a day in 1982, and Hibbert got his first voice acting role for the Milk Marketing Board, doing an impression of Ian Dury.[1]

Television[edit]

He has made a few on-screen acting appearances on British TV programmes and films. These include:

Voice acting[edit]

His voice acting for animation includes:

Writing[edit]

Like his father, he is also a writer, and has written for cartoons. These include:

Theatre[edit]

In 1977, he appeared on stage at London's Royal Court Theatre and Roundhouse as part of the Albertos' musical play Sleak, playing the lead role of Norman Sleak.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manchester Evening News (17 October 2007). "Roundabout turns again"
  2. ^ British Film Institute (2015) "Jimmy Hibbert"
  3. ^ BBC News (17 June 2014). "Danger Mouse: Scriptwriter's mixed feelings about show's return". Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  4. ^ Buckley, Peter (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock, pp. 15–16. Rough Guides. ISBN 1858284570

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