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Oscar James

Oscar James (born 25 July 1942) is a Trinidadian actor, who is based in the United Kingdom. He is best known for his role in EastEnders as Tony Carpenter, for over two years. James resides in north London. James was born in Trinidad, and had a poor upbringing. He came to the United Kingdom in the 1950s. He initially worked as a taxi driver, a dish-washer and also a gymnast, but he always had aspirations to be an entertainer and followed his dream by becoming an actor. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Jul 25, 1942 In Trinidad, British West Indies [now Trinidad and Tobago]
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Naked Evil 1966-05-27
Latest Project:
Movie Oh Happy Day 2007-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Line of Beauty
Poster of If Only
Poster of Hardware
Poster of The Bill
Movie Oh Happy Day Storekeeper 2007-01-01
Series The Line of Beauty Brentford 2006-05-17
Movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Shopkeeper 2005-07-13
Series Afterlife Unknown 2005-09-24
Movie Elmina’s Kitchen Baygee 2004-01-21
Movie If Only Superintendent 2004-01-23
Series Harry Hill's TV Burp Unknown 2002-11-14
Movie My Kingdom Desmond 2001-09-10
Movie U.S. Seals Wilkins 2000-01-18
Movie The Final Passage Earl 1996-06-01
Movie Fathers, Sons and Unholy Ghosts Martin's father 1994-01-01
Series Crocodile Shoes Unknown 1994-11-10
Movie Hardware Chief 1990-09-14
Movie Three Kinds of Heat Unle Joe 1987-06-01
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Series Casualty Franklyn Ashford 1986-09-06
Series EastEnders Tony Carpenter 1985-02-19
Movie Water Miguel 1985-01-01
Series Bottle Boys 1984-09-01
Movie Last Night at the Alamo Dub 1984-07-01
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16
Movie Student Bodies Football Coach 1981-08-07
Series The Gentle Touch Unknown 1980-04-11
Series Tales of the Unexpected William - Fisherman 1979-03-24
Movie Jaguar Lives! Collins 1979-08-09
Series Shoestring Unknown 1979-09-30
Series Out Bernie Machen 1978-07-24
Movie Victims of Apartheid Obed 1978-10-24
Series 1990 Unknown 1977-09-18
Movie Black Joy Jomo 1977-01-01
Series The Professionals Topaz 1977-12-30
Movie Pressure Colin 1976-11-19
Series Carry On Laughing Unknown 1975-01-04
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Movie All the Right Noises Guard 1971-01-01
Movie Gumshoe Azinge 1971-12-01
Movie Carry On Up the Jungle Nosha Warrior 1970-01-03
Series UFO Plain Clothes Officer 1970-09-16
Movie The Breaking of Bumbo 2nd Student 1970-09-28
Series The Goodies Unknown 1970-11-08
Movie Naked Evil Dupree 1966-05-27