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


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fleabag2016TV SeriesBank Manager
Drunk History: UK2016TV SeriesNapoleon Richard III
Not Going Out2014-2015TV SeriesToby / Captain Morris
Ballot Monkeys2015TV SeriesMartin Frost
Comedy Playhouse2014TV SeriesBill Onion
Outnumbered2007-2014TV SeriesPete
Agatha Christie's Marple2013TV SeriesDr. Shaw
All Stars2013Mr. Hart
Pete & Dud: The Lost Sketches2010TV MoviePerformer
Hotel Babylon2009TV SeriesJim Doody
New Tricks2009TV SeriesTony Granville
My Hero2000-2007TV SeriesDr. Piers Crispin
Kombat Opera Presents2007TV Series
Buried Alive2005
Fat Slags2004Immigration Officer 2
The Strategic Humor Initiative2003TV MovieVarious Characters
TV to Go2002TV SeriesVarious Roles
Happy Hour2000TV SeriesJed Cake
Doctors2000TV SeriesNick Browning
Brass Eye1997TV SeriesDr. Balb Kubrox
The Detectives1996TV SeriesSeth
The Easter Stories1994TV SeriesGardener
A Word in your Era1992TV SeriesKing John / Noah
Springing Lenin1992TV ShortPeter
Me, You and Him1992TV SeriesHarry Dunstan
Spitting Image1989-1992TV SeriesNorman Lamont Paul Gascoigne Frank Bruno ...
Paul Merton: The Series1991TV SeriesHorse
Gordon the Gopher1991TV Series
Canned Carrott1990TV SeriesVarious Characters
Carrott Confidential1987TV SeriesVarious Characters

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Paws, Claws & Videotape2010TV Movie documentary additional material
TV to Go2001TV Series
Dummies!2000TV Movie documentary
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show1994TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Punt & Dennis: The Milky Milky Tour Live!1992Video documentary
Me, You and Him1992TV Series 6 episodes
The Mary Whitehouse Experience1991-1992TV Series writer - 12 episodes
Canned Carrott1990TV Series
Carrott Confidential1987TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outnumbered2011TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mock the Week2005-2016TV SeriesHimself
Would I Lie to You?2008-2016TV SeriesHimself
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
Peston on Sunday2016TV SeriesHimself
Duck Quacks Don't Echo2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself
Too Much TV2016TV SeriesHimself - Segment Guest
Only Connect2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - BBC / Himself - Chess Pieces
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
Insert Name Here2016TV SeriesHimself - Panellist
Animal Super Parents2015TV Mini-Series documentaryNarrator (2015) (voice)
Loose Women2011-2015TV SeriesHimself
Churchill and Me2015TV MovieHimself
Mel & Sue2015TV SeriesHimself
The Apprentice: You're Fired!2009-2014TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Playhouse: Where It All Began2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
All About TWO2014TV MovieHimself
My Kitchen Rules2014TV SeriesNarrator
Crackanory2013TV SeriesHimself
Stephen Fry: Gadget Man2013TV SeriesHimself
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy2013TV SeriesHimself
My Hero2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
This Morning2013TV SeriesHimself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask2013TV SeriesHimself
Room 1012013TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Brunch2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Who Do You Think You Are?2012TV Series documentaryHimself
World's Most Dangerous Roads2011-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Sport Relief 20122012TV SpecialPete
The Great British Countryside2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Presenter
National Television Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself
Sitcom Does...2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Presenter
Breakfast2008-2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Comedian / Himself
Fast and Loose2011TV SeriesHimself - Host
Oz and Hugh Raise the Bar2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Presenter
James May's Man Lab2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Wallpaper Consultant
Halcyon River Diaries2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
The British Academy Television Awards2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sport Relief 20102010TV SpecialPete / Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2010TV SeriesHimself
Paws, Claws & Videotape2010TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
QI2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Oz and Hugh Drink to Christmas2009TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Argumental2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2008-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
The One Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Fawlty Exclusive: Basil's Best Bits2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
I've Never Seen Star Wars2009TV SeriesHimself
Batteries Not Included2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Heroes Unmasked2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Culture Show2007TV Series documentary
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHimself
Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Never Mind the Full Stops2006TV SeriesHimself
The Bigger Picture2006TV SeriesHimself
The Name's the Same2005TV MovieHimself
Play It Again: The Panel Game2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Narrator (voice)
Timeshift2005TV Series documentaryHimself - Narrator
What's My Line?2005TV MovieHimself - Host
Back in the Day2005TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You1994-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Presenter
Comedy from Merton to Enfield2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Liquid News2001TV SeriesHimself
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Clive Anderson Now2001TV SeriesHimself
Selection Box1997TV SeriesHimself
They Think It's All Over1995TV SeriesHimself
The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show1994TV SeriesHimself / Various
Punt & Dennis: The Milky Milky Tour Live!1992Video documentaryHimself
The Mary Whitehouse Experience1991-1992TV SeriesHimself
Amnesty International's Big 301991TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Would I Lie to You?2016TV SeriesHimself
Mock the Week2005-2016TV SeriesHimself
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask2013TV SeriesHimself
QI2010TV SeriesHimself
Argumental2009TV SeriesHimself
Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters2003VideoGuest Presenter
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You'2002VideoHimself
The 100 Greatest TV Ads2000TV Special
Comic Relief: Behind the Nose1992TV MovieHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994Writers' Guild of Great Britain AwardWriters' Guild of Great BritainTV - Light EntertainmentCanned Carrott (1990)· Jasper Carrott
· Steven Knight
· Mike Whitehill
· Steve Punt

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011British Comedy AwardBritish Comedy AwardsBest TV Comedy ActorOutnumbered (2007)
2010BAFTA TV AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Male Performance in a Comedy RoleOutnumbered (2007)


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