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Les Dennis


United kingdom comedian who became well-known as a bunch of the tv screen show Family members Fortunes for 15 years. He starred within the strike play Accredited Male in 2007 and he was a contestant in the next series of the united kingdom Celebrity YOUR GOVERNMENT series. He proved helpful at a clothes store before executing stand-up humor in functioning men’s night clubs. His initial radio appearance was on Stuart’s BBC Radio Merseyside series Range Amount of time in 1971 and three brief years afterwards he earned “New Encounters”, an ITV skill show. He’s a huge enthusiast from the Liverpool soccer group, though his mother is an enthusiastic enthusiast of Manchester Union. He wedded Amanda Holden in 1995. He divorced her in 2003 after learning that she was cheating on him and wedded Claire Nicholson. He and Claire got a girl in 2008 and sons in ’09 2009 and 2011. His dad worked within a wagering shop after offering within the Royal Navy during Globe Battle II. He starred within the film Intimate Relationships with Julie Walters.

Quick Facts

Full Name Les Dennis
Date Of Birth October 12, 1953
Place Of Birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.75 m
Profession Comedian
Education Calderstones School
Nationality British
Spouse Claire Nicholson, Amanda Holden, Lynne Webster
Children Thomas Christopher, Philip Heseltine, Eleanor Grace
Parents Leslie Heseltine, Winnie Grimes
Movies Intimate Relations, Fat Slags, Large, The Second Quest, Happy Birthday Shakespeare
TV Shows Coronation Street, Family Fortunes, Celebrity Big Brother, The Russ Abbot Show, Fee Fi Fo Yum, Wyrd Sisters, Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer, In the Grid, Engie Benjy, Russ Abbot's Madhouse, The Laughter Show, Les Dennis's Home Video Heroes, The Les Dennis Laughter Show, Go For It
Star Sign Libra

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1 [Stage 2011] Les Dennis once again came forward to support UK cancer charities by appearing in the uplifting stage show Survive! A Davey/Price Production at The Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham, the cast included Hannah Waterman, Sarah Manners, Jean Boht, Guy Henry, Emma Stephens, Vicky Hall and The West End Gospel Choir.
2 31st January Is the MC (Master of Ceremonies) at the Ultra Blaze Scifi convention (Ipswich, England) [January 2009]
3 Played "Mr. Owen", a man overcoming cancer in the 2009 short film Waiting in Rhyme (2009). ITV News called the film a 15 minute masterpiece.
4 His fiancée Claire Nicholson gave birth to their first child together, daughter Eleanor Grace Heseltine on April 24th 2008 in London. She weighed 8 lbs, 11 oz.
5 He was a guest call taker for the phone lines of the donations to The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (2006).
6 He announced in December 2002 that his marriage to actress Amanda Holden had ended after seven years. Speculation had been rife in the UK media that the couple's relationship was in difficulty, following Holden's failure to greet him on his eviction from the Celebrity Big Brother (2001) house.
7 Was part of a comedy due with the late Dustin Gee
8 In May 2000, he split up with his wife Amanda Holden after seeing her spending the vacation with Neil Morrissey in a newspaper. However, after a while, they went back together, but just to see if it can work out between them, too.
9 He entertained with Bobby Davro on An Audience with Cliff Richard (1999).
10 He is the third regular presenter of Family Fortunes (1980) after Bob Monkhouse and the second longest host since Bob Monkhouse. The last two presenters were Bob Monkhouse and Max Bygraves.



Fortune Cookies announced Frank Fox
Coronation Street 2014-2016 TV Series Michael Rodwell
Text Santa 2014 2014 TV Movie Michael Rodwell
Midsomer Murders 2013 TV Series Brendan Pearce
10 O'Clock Live 2013 TV Series Margaret Thatcher Arthur Scargill Denis Thatcher
Life's Too Short 2011-2013 TV Series Les Dennis
Wounded 2011/I Barry
The Slammer 2011 TV Series Len Bogoff
Things Talk 2009 TV Movie Hob (voice)
Hotel Trubble 2009 TV Series The Amazing Armando
Waiting in Rhyme 2009 Video short Mr Owen
Here Comes the Queen 2008 TV Series Percy
Holby City 2007 TV Series Chris Jaques
The Bill 2006 TV Series Tom Walker
New Street Law 2006 TV Series Kenny Logan
Extras 2005 TV Series Les Dennis
Fat Slags 2004 MC
The Second Quest 2004 TV Movie Johnny
Casualty 2003 TV Series Pip Benson
Mersey Beat 2002 TV Series Ken Henderson
Engie Benjy 2002 TV Series
Large 2001 Steve
Crossroads 2001 TV Series Dr. Harry Richmond (2003)
Doctors 2000 TV Series Charles Lee
Happy Birthday Shakespeare 2000 TV Movie Milky Bar Kid
Wyrd Sisters 1997 TV Mini-Series The Fool / Tomjon (voice)
Intimate Relations 1996 Maurice
The Russ Abbot Show 1994 TV Series Regular (1995)
The Russ Abbot Show 1987-1991 TV Series Various Characters
The Les Dennis Laughter Show 1987-1991 TV Series Various Characters
Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On 1986 TV Movie Brokers men
The Laughter Show 1984-1986 TV Series Various roles / Mavis / David Bowie
Madhouse 1982-1984 TV Series Various Characters / Various
Live from Her Majesty's 1984 TV Series
Who Do You Do 1976 TV Series Various Impressions
New Faces 1974 TV Series Winning Competitor



The All Star Impressions Show 2009 TV Movie performer: "It's Not Unusual"



3-2-1 1981 TV Series Himself - Guest Star
London Night Out 1980 TV Series Himself
Seaside Special 1979 TV Series Himself
Blackpool Bonanza 1978 TV Series Himself
New Faces 1974 TV Series Himself - Impressionist
Royal Court: Our Stories 2016 Short Himself
Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself
May Blitz: The Seven Days That Rocked Liverpool 2016 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
Piers Morgan's Life Stories 2012-2015 TV Series Himself - Friend & Co-star / Himself
The Saturday Night Story 2015 TV Movie documentary Himself - Impressionist
Bob Monkhouse... The Million Joke Man 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Loose Women 2000-2015 TV Series Himself
The Paul O'Grady Show 2008-2015 TV Series Himself
Mel & Sue 2015 TV Series Himself
Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs 2014 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Juice 2014 TV Series Himself
Come on Down! The Game Show Story 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Host, Family Fortunes
The British Soap Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
The Wright Stuff 2007-2014 TV Series Himself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Panelist
Celebrity Masterchef 2013 TV Series Himself
Les Dawson: An Audience with That Never Was 2013 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Golden Rules of TV 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
All Star Mr & Mrs 2012 TV Series Himself
The Talent Show Story 2012 TV Series documentary Himself / Frank Spencer
Reel History of Britain 2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Himself
Tonight with Trevor McDonald 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Fee Fi Fo Yum 2010 TV Series Himself - Host
Gerard Kelly: A Celebration 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
An Extras Night In 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
The All Star Impressions Show 2009 TV Movie Himself / Gary Barlow / Jasper Carrott / ...
The Funny Side of... 2009 TV Series documentary Himself
Breakfast 2009 TV Series Himself
The One Show 2008-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2009 TV Series Himself
The Bill Made Me Famous 2008 TV Movie documentary Himself
Richard & Judy's New Position 2008 TV Series Himself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show 2008 TV Series Himself
This Morning 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
New Heroes of Comedy 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Celebrity Ding Dong 2008 TV Series Himself
The Friday Night Project 2007 TV Series Himself
Live Earth 2007 TV Special documentary Himself
In the Grid 2006 TV Series Himself
TV's 50 Greatest Stars 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Story of Light Entertainment 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
8 Out of 10 Cats 2006 TV Series Himself
Hotel Babylon 2006 TV Series Himself
The Sound of Musicals 2006 TV Series Himself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway 2005 TV Series Himself
The British Comedy Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Himself
The F Word 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
ITV 50: The Golden Years 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Best Ever Ads 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
ITV 50 Greatest Shows 2005 TV Movie Himself
Today with Des and Mel 2004 TV Series Himself
Win, Lose or Draw Late 2004 TV Series Himself
GMTV 2004 TV Series Himself
Who Killed Saturday Night TV? 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
Have I Got News for You 2004 TV Series Himself
Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Britain's Wildest 2004 TV Series Himself
The Terry and Gaby Show 2003 TV Series Telephone Caller
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? 2003 TV Series Himself
The All New Harry Hill Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Hot Potatoes 2002 TV Series Himself
Shooting Stars 2002 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Big Brother 2002 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Family Fortunes 1987-2002 TV Series Himself - Host
Sport Relief 2002 TV Special Himself
Richard & Judy 2001 TV Series Himself
All-Star Family Fortunes 2001 TV Series Himself - Host
It's Only TV... But I Like It 1999-2001 TV Series Himself
The Weakest Link 2001 TV Series Himself
Barbara 2000 TV Series Himself
Live Talk 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
National Television Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Family Misfortunes 2000 TV Short Himself
An Audience with Cliff Richard 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself / Cliff Richard
Our Vera 1999 TV Movie documentary Himself
Star Secrets 1999 TV Series Himself
Give Your Mate a Break 1999 TV Series Himself
Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer 1999 TV Series Himself
TV Nightmares 1999 TV Series Himself
Blankety Blank 1984-1998 TV Series Himself
Telly Addicts 1998 TV Series Himself
Light Lunch 1998 TV Series Himself
Talking Telephone Numbers 1997 TV Series
This Is Your Life 1997 TV Series documentary Himself
Shooting Stars: Unviewed and Nude 1996 Video Himself - Special Guest
House Party! 1996 Video Himself
Gagtag 1996 TV Series Himself
The Street Party 1995 TV Movie Himself
Noel's House Party 1995 TV Series
Surprise Surprise! 1994 TV Series Himself
The Comedians 1974-1993 TV Series Himself
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes 1993 TV Special Himself
English Express 1992 TV Series Presenter
A Night of Comic Relief 2 1989 TV Special Himself
Bullseye 1988 TV Series Himself - Guest Contestant
Live from Her Majesty's 1984-1988 TV Series Himself
Comic Relief 1988 TV Special Himself
The Laughter Show 1984-1986 TV Series Himself / Various
Saturday Superstore 1985 TV Series Himself
A Royal Night of One Hundred Stars 1985 TV Special Himself - Comedian
Punchlines! 1983 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Express 1983 TV Series
No 73 1983 TV Series Himself / Ethel # 2

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Native Hue of Resolution 2013 Documentary Frank Spencer
Victoria Wood: Seen on TV 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Take That: Where Did It All Go Right? 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters - Volume 2 2005 Video Himself
Night of a Thousand Faces 2001 TV Special Various

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