Danny John-Jules has played the role of Cat in the science fiction comedy series Red Dwarf since it started in 1988. He also starred in the children's spy series M.I.High and played Barrington in the children's series Maid Marian and Her Merry Men. In addition to his acting career, he has made various appearances both as a dancer and a singer.
Before his television and film work, he was a dancer in many productions in West End theatres. He was a member of the original cast of Starlight Express, playing a boxcar called Rocky I. In 1993, he released a song from Red Dwarf, "Tongue Tied", as a single, which entered the top 20. John-Jules featured his Red Dwarf co-stars and backup singers in the video. For this release, he was billed as simply "The Cat"; a CD-EP release was also issued featuring this song along with a version of the Red Dwarf theme song.
Danny has attended the Ron Haslam Race School at Donington Park on a few of occasions to sample both the Honda CBR600RR's and CBR1000RR Fireblades.Back to the Index