George Layton
(born George Lowy on 2nd March 1943 in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire of Czechoslovakian and Jewish ancestry) is an English actor, director, screenwriter and author. He was educated at Belle Vue Boys' Grammar School in Bradford and studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts where he won the Emile Littler award. He went on to leading parts at Coventryand Nottingham and appeared on Broadway in Chips with Everything. He also appeared in an Australian production called Funny Peculiar.

When Joshua Jones was translated into English, he served as the role of the narrator, and provided the voices of all the male characters and animals.




Selected Film and Television Work

Year Title Role
1968 Len and the River Mob Len Tanner
1969–73, 1991 Doctor in the House

Doctor at Large Doctor in Charge Doctor at the Top

Junior Dr Paul Collier
1974–75 It Ain't Half Hot Mum Bombardier 'Solly' Solomons
1975 The Sweeney Ray Stackpole
1975–76 My Brother's Keeper Brian Booth
1979 Minder Des
1981 Pigeon Street Narrator
1992 Joshua Jones (English Dub) Narrator, Male Voices and Animal Noises.
2011–12 EastEnders Recurring role as Norman Simmonds
2012 Celebrity Masterchef Himself