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Hugh Dennis

Biography

Professional and comedian who’s over the satirical humor displays Mock the Week as well as the Now Show. He’s also known for his function as Pete Brockman? over the BBC One sitcom Outnumbered. He went to University College College in London, where he performed rugby with Will Personal and was mind boy his last year. He afterwards browse geography as an exhibitioner at St John’s University, Cambridge after participating in the University University College in London. He received a BAFTA nomination in the humor category for this year’s 2009 Christmas particular of his present Outnumbered, that was a semi-improvised sitcom structured around family lifestyle. He previously two kids, Meg and Freddie, along with his second wife Catherine Anderson, whom he separated with in 2015. He once was wedded to Miranda Carroll from 1987-1993. He’s a enthusiast of George Carlin.

Quick Facts


Full Name Hugh Dennis
Date Of Birth February 13, 1962
Place Of Birth Kettering, England
Height 1.85 m
Profession Comedian
Education St John's College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge
Nationality English, British
Spouse Catherine Louise Abbot-Anderson, Miranda Carroll
Children Freddie Dennis, Meg Dennis
Parents John Dennis, Dorothy Dennis
Siblings John Dennis
Nominations British Academy Television Award for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme, British Comedy Award for the Best TV Comedy Actor
Movies All Stars, Fat Slags
TV Shows Mock the Week, Outnumbered, The Mary Whitehouse Experience, My Hero, Not Going Out, Spitting Image, Fast and Loose, Brass Eye, Oz and Hugh Raise the Bar, The Detectives, TV to Go, Fleabag, Ballot Monkeys, Kombat Opera Presents, Paul Merton: The Series, IRT Deadliest Roads, All About Two, The Zoo, The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show, Me, You and Him, Canned Carrott, Carrott Confidential, Jack Dee's Happy Hour, Animal Super Parents
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1 When he joined Equity he had to take the name Hugh Dennis as there was already a Peter Dennis registered.
2 Took part in Sport Relief 2016 at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park, London. He fell off the bike.
3 His father, called John Dennis was a bishop. His brother, also called John Dennis, is the current British Ambassador to Angola.
4 His father was the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Church of England).
5 Two children with Kate: Freddy and Meg.
6 Wife Kate is a sound engineer. They met when Hugh was playing a talking fromage-frais in a Soho voice-over studio.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fleabag 2016 TV Series Bank Manager
Drunk History: UK 2016 TV Series Napoleon Richard III
Not Going Out 2014-2015 TV Series Toby / Captain Morris
Ballot Monkeys 2015 TV Series Martin Frost
Comedy Playhouse 2014 TV Series Bill Onion
Outnumbered 2007-2014 TV Series Pete
Agatha Christie's Marple 2013 TV Series Dr. Shaw
All Stars 2013 Mr. Hart
Pete & Dud: The Lost Sketches 2010 TV Movie Performer
Hotel Babylon 2009 TV Series Jim Doody
New Tricks 2009 TV Series Tony Granville
My Hero 2000-2007 TV Series Dr. Piers Crispin
Kombat Opera Presents 2007 TV Series
Buried Alive 2005
Fat Slags 2004 Immigration Officer 2
The Strategic Humor Initiative 2003 TV Movie Various Characters
TV to Go 2002 TV Series Various Roles
Happy Hour 2000 TV Series Jed Cake
Doctors 2000 TV Series Nick Browning
Brass Eye 1997 TV Series Dr. Balb Kubrox
The Detectives 1996 TV Series Seth
The Easter Stories 1994 TV Series Gardener
A Word in your Era 1992 TV Series King John / Noah
Springing Lenin 1992 TV Short Peter
Me, You and Him 1992 TV Series Harry Dunstan
Spitting Image 1989-1992 TV Series Norman Lamont Paul Gascoigne Frank Bruno ...
Paul Merton: The Series 1991 TV Series Horse
Gordon the Gopher 1991 TV Series
Canned Carrott 1990 TV Series Various Characters
Carrott Confidential 1987 TV Series Various Characters

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paws, Claws & Videotape 2010 TV Movie documentary additional material
TV to Go 2001 TV Series
Dummies! 2000 TV Movie documentary
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show 1994 TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Punt & Dennis: The Milky Milky Tour Live! 1992 Video documentary
Me, You and Him 1992 TV Series 6 episodes
The Mary Whitehouse Experience 1991-1992 TV Series writer - 12 episodes
Canned Carrott 1990 TV Series
Carrott Confidential 1987 TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outnumbered 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mock the Week 2005-2016 TV Series Himself
Would I Lie to You? 2008-2016 TV Series Himself
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
Peston on Sunday 2016 TV Series Himself
Duck Quacks Don't Echo 2014-2016 TV Series Himself - Panelist / Himself
Too Much TV 2016 TV Series Himself - Segment Guest
Only Connect 2015-2016 TV Series Himself - BBC / Himself - Chess Pieces
National Television Awards 2016 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
Insert Name Here 2016 TV Series Himself - Panellist
Animal Super Parents 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Narrator (2015) (voice)
Loose Women 2011-2015 TV Series Himself
Churchill and Me 2015 TV Movie Himself
Mel & Sue 2015 TV Series Himself
The Apprentice: You're Fired! 2009-2014 TV Series Himself
Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
All About TWO 2014 TV Movie Himself
My Kitchen Rules 2014 TV Series Narrator
Crackanory 2013 TV Series Himself
Stephen Fry: Gadget Man 2013 TV Series Himself
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy 2013 TV Series Himself
My Hero 2013 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
This Morning 2013 TV Series Himself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask 2013 TV Series Himself
Room 101 2013 TV Series Himself
Sunday Brunch 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Who Do You Think You Are? 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
World's Most Dangerous Roads 2011-2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Sport Relief 2012 2012 TV Special Pete
The Great British Countryside 2012 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter
National Television Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
The British Comedy Awards 2011 2011 TV Special Himself
Sitcom Does... 2011 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / Himself - Presenter
Breakfast 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Actor / Himself - Comedian / Himself
Fast and Loose 2011 TV Series Himself - Host
Oz and Hugh Raise the Bar 2010-2011 TV Series Himself - Presenter
James May's Man Lab 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Wallpaper Consultant
Halcyon River Diaries 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Narrator
The British Academy Television Awards 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sport Relief 2010 2010 TV Special Pete / Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2010 TV Series Himself
Paws, Claws & Videotape 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself - Presenter
QI 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
Oz and Hugh Drink to Christmas 2009 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
Argumental 2008-2009 TV Series Himself
The Wright Stuff 2008-2009 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist
The One Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
I've Never Seen Star Wars 2009 TV Series Himself
Batteries Not Included 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Heroes Unmasked 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Culture Show 2007 TV Series documentary
Richard & Judy 2007 TV Series Himself
Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Never Mind the Full Stops 2006 TV Series Himself
The Bigger Picture 2006 TV Series Himself
The Name's the Same 2005 TV Movie Himself
Play It Again: The Panel Game 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself - Narrator (voice)
Timeshift 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Narrator
What's My Line? 2005 TV Movie Himself - Host
Back in the Day 2005 TV Series Himself
Have I Got News for You 1994-2003 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Presenter
Comedy from Merton to Enfield 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Liquid News 2001 TV Series Himself
I Love 1980's 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Clive Anderson Now 2001 TV Series Himself
Selection Box 1997 TV Series Himself
They Think It's All Over 1995 TV Series Himself
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show 1994 TV Series Himself / Various
Punt & Dennis: The Milky Milky Tour Live! 1992 Video documentary Himself
The Mary Whitehouse Experience 1991-1992 TV Series Himself
Amnesty International's Big 30 1991 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Would I Lie to You? 2016 TV Series Himself
Mock the Week 2005-2016 TV Series Himself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask 2013 TV Series Himself
QI 2010 TV Series Himself
Argumental 2009 TV Series Himself
Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters 2003 Video Guest Presenter
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You' 2002 Video Himself
The 100 Greatest TV Ads 2000 TV Special
Comic Relief: Behind the Nose 1992 TV Movie Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994 Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award Writers' Guild of Great Britain TV - Light Entertainment Canned Carrott (1990) · Jasper Carrott
· Steven Knight
· Mike Whitehill
· Steve Punt

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 British Comedy Award British Comedy Awards Best TV Comedy Actor Outnumbered (2007)
2010 BAFTA TV Award BAFTA Awards Best Male Performance in a Comedy Role Outnumbered (2007)


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