Jimmy Nail

  • Born James Michael in Newcastle on  16 March 1954
  • He is an English singer-songwriter, actor, film producer, and television writer
  • He describes himself as an angry kid who was expelled from secondary school for setting fire to curtains.
  • He was involved in a fight after a football match and was sent to prison
  • After being released he worked in a glass factory. While opening a crate of glass he stood on a six-inch spike that went through his foot and thereafter was called “Nail“, a name he later adopted professionally
  • Whilst at the glass factory he played guitar in a rock band called the King Crabs
  • Although he had no experience as an actor, he won the role of Leonard  “Oz” Osborne on Auf Wiedersehen, Pet,  and the title role in Spender
  • In 1992 he recorded a number one single, “Ain’t No Doubt”
  • His single “Crocodile Shoes” was based on the TV series of the same name, in which he played an English country songwriter. 
  • He has been involved with the Sammy Johnson Memorial Fund, in memory of his friend and colleague, established to help young talent in North East England
  •  His role as Agustín Magaldi, the oily crooner in the 1996 film Evita, gave him international recognition.
  • His hits include: “Ain’t No Doubt”, “Cowboy Dreams”, “Crocodile Shoes”, and “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore”.

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