About George Layton

George Layton is a versatile British actor, writer, and director who rose to fame as Dr. Paul Collier in Doctor in the House during the 1970s, many of which he wrote.


His career spans TV, film, and theatre, with notable roles in The Sweeney MinderIt Ain’t Half Hot, Mum and EastEnders.  He also starred as Fagin in Oliver! at the London Palladium and Mr Cellophane in Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre.


As an author, Layton's humorous style shines in bestselling novels, including children's books.  Additionally, he created and wrote the award-winning television series Don’t Wait Up and Executive Stress.

Beyond acting and writing, he has also hosted the very first series of That's Life, directed stage productions & TV episodes, and voiced characters in cartoons & TV commercials, notably Sydney in the Tetley tea ads.

Throughout his multifaceted career, George Layton's talent has left an indelible mark on entertainment, earning him a devoted and loyal fan base and industry recognition.

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