Jason Donovan

Jason Donovan


6/1/1968, Malvern, Victoria, Australia

Birth Name

Jason Sean Donovan


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Jason Sean Donovan was born on 1 June 1968 to actor Terence Donovan and former Benny Hill girl Sue McIntosh. When he was 4, his parents divorced, and he was raised by his father. Jason acted as a child, appearing first in "Skyways", then going on to other…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Going into the 'I'm a Celebrity...' jungle, Jason was the bookies favourite to win the competition.

    • In September 2006, Jason's character 'Scott' and Kylie Minogue's character 'Charlene's 1987 wedding on Neighbours was listed at #19 in TV Week's 'Top 50 most memorable moments on Australian television' list.

    • After Jason left Neighbours in 1989, he moved to the UK where he began his music career.

    • Jason is the half Brother of Stephanie McIntosh who plays Sky Mangel in his old soap Neighbours.

    • Jason once dated Kylie Minogue, his co-star on Neighbours, sharing a relationship both on and off screen.

    • Jason's father, Terence Donovan, also worked on Neighbours as Doug Willis but not in the same period of time.

    • Jason has 2 children, Zac and Gemma.

  • Quotes

    • Jason: (on performing his old songs) Those songs have given me a comfortable life. I'm not going to forget the lyrics, put it that way. It's comforting isn't it? It's like eating sausage and mash - sometimes you need a good sausage.

    • Jason: I went out to lunch in about 1993 and didn't come home until 2001.

    • Jason: (on making the Top 50 most memorable moments on Australian television for Scott & Charlene's wedding on Neighbours in 1987) To be part of such an iconic moment is fantastic. The impact it's left with me is far greater than the actual fay of filming!

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