Jim Tavaré appeared in his own comedy sketch series 'The Jim Tavaré Show', co-written with Ricky Gervais, who also starred.
He co-wrote and starred in 'The Sketch Show' which won a BAFTA and syndicated worldwide.
Jim performed at several private functions for the British Royal Family, including a Gala held at in front of Her Majesty the Queen and thirteen Crowned Heads of State. Jim is renowned for being Prince Charles favorite comedian.
He was a winner of ´International Starsearch´, had an episode of CBS 'Wings' written around his act. He is also the only overseas act ever to reach the final of NBC's ´Last Comic Standing´.
Jim Tavaré starred as Tom the Innkeeper in 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban'. He has since made several film and television appearances, which include a recurring role on Showtime's 'Californication' and as guest star on NBC´s ´Chuck´.