|Born||April 8, 1956|
James Anthony "Jim" Piddock (born April 8, 1956) is an English actor, writer, and producer who began his career on the stage in England, before emigrating to the U.S. in 1981.
Piddock was born in Rochester, Kent, the son of Celia May (née O'Callaghan) and Charles Frederick Piddock. He made his theatrical debut in the U.S. in The Boy's Own Story, a one-man show about a soccer goalkeeper, at the Julian Theatre in San Francisco. The show won Piddock the Bay Area Critics' Best Actor Award. The show was then produced Off Broadway.
He appeared in his first movie in 1989, Lethal Weapon 2 as the South African consulate. Other film roles soon followed, including Independence Day, Traces of Red, Multiplicity, Burn Hollywood Burn, Austin Powers in Goldmember, A Different Loyalty, Love for Rent, See This Movie, The Prestige, Epic Movie, Who's Your Caddy?, Meet The Spartans and The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising. He also voiced Zazu in The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure and Timon and Pumbaa's Jungle Games.