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
|1968||Len and the River Mob||Len Tanner|
|1969–73, 1991||Doctor in the House||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|
|1992||Joshua Jones (English Dub)||Narrator, Male Voices and Animal Noises.|
|2011–12||EastEnders||Recurring role as Norman Simmonds|