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Joe Dixon (born 10 October 1965) is an English television and film actor who is perhaps best known for his role as Jacques in The Mummy Returns.


Contents 1 Biography 2 Filmography 3 References 4 External links


Biography[]

Dixon was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire in 1965 to Guyanese parents.[1] He won the prestigious Ian Charleson Award for his 1991 performance as Jacques in Cheek by Jowls' all-male production of As You Like It,[2][3] and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role for his 2003 performance in The Roman Actor at the Gielgud Theatre (Royal Shakespeare Company).

He began acting at Castle Vale Comprehensive, where the drama teacher encouraged him to join the Birmingham Youth Theatre with his contemporary, Barry Aird. Dixon graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Castle Vale Comprehensive (now Greenwood Academy).[4] He also has extensive performances in film and television. A professional tenor, Joe Dixon sang the lead role in The Bacchae opera at Queen Elizabeth Hall, and was in the top ten in Denmark, Spain, and Russia for backing vocals. He excels in playing the euphonium, guitar, tuba, and piano.[5]

Filmography[]

Film


Year

Film

Role

Notes

1995 Rich Deceiver Pete Sparrow 1998 Middleton's Changling Role Unknown 2000 The Last Musketeer D.C.I. Lyon 2001 The Mummy Returns Jacques 2002 The Stretford Wives Dave McCarthy 2004 When I'm Sixty-Four Lynval 2007 Rise of the Footsoldier Mr. Khan 2010 14 Days with Victor Martin Currently in post production

Television


Year

Title

Role

Notes

1989 The Bill Young Blood One Episode: Duty Elsewhere 1990 The Manageress Terry Moir Six Episodes: Doing the Business, Pingvin Lakrids, Steal Your Heart Away, A Hundred and Ten Percent, A Match for Anyone, and At the End of the Day 1997 Frighteners Jack One Episode: Jevan Holding On Eylot Three Episodes: Episodes No.1.6 - 1.8 1999 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Alan One Episode: Living on Risk 2007 Casualty Martin Priddie One Episode: The Apostate Silent Witness D.I. Simon Rush Two Episodes: Suffer the Children: Part 1 and Suffer the Children: Part 2 2008 Criminal Justice Robert Lloyd Four Episodes: Episodes No.1.1 - 1.4 2010 Doctor Who The Chancellor One Episode: The End of Time (Part 2) 2013 Atlantis Ramos Thirteen Episodes: Episodes 1x1 to 1x13

References[]

1.Jump up ^ Joe Dixon - Biography 2.Jump up ^ http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Culture%3A+The+Castle+Vale+actor%3B+Joe+Dixon+has+finally+completed+the...-a086357018 3.Jump up ^ Lees, Caroline. "Classic recipes for success". Sunday Times. 9 February 1992 4.Jump up ^ Birmingham Post - Blogs and Comments - Birmingham Columnists - More Columnists - No reason why Lenny Henry can't be Othello Archived September 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. 5.Jump up ^ SueTerry Voices: Joe Dixon Male Voiceover Artist

External links[]

Joe Dixon at the Internet Movie Database

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