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James Patrick Buckley (born 14 August 1987 in Croydon, London) is an an English vlogger, artist, musician, stand-up-comedian, actor and film director.

Buckley is perhaps best known for portraying the foul-mouthed Jay Cartwright in the BAFTA-winning E4 sitcom The Inbetweeners (2008-2010) and its subsequent movie adaptations.

Buckley starred in the BBC series Rock & Chips (2010), which is set in 1960 and is a prequel to Only Fools and Horses, one of the most acclaimed series ever made by the BBC. Buckley portrayed a young Del Boy, the role originally made famous by David Jason.

Buckley has the starring role in Zapped (2016-), a comedy in which he plays an office worker who becomes trapped in a medieval fantasy world. Zapped was produced by UKTV and shown on the Dave channel, the same channel which has produced and aired Red Dwarf since 2009.

Involvement with Red Dwarf

Buckley portrayed the character Rusty in the Red Dwarf Series XII episode "Siliconia".

James Buckley is a life-long fan of Red Dwarf, even though he was less than a year old when Series I was first broadcast. Buckley gained a part when he asked Doug Naylor for a role in the television series.[1]

James Buckley provided a series of interviews with the main cast of Red Dwarf shortly before the airing of Series XII.[2][3]

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