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Les Dennis

Biography

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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#Fact
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.
231st JanuaryIs the MC (Master of Ceremonies) at the Ultra Blaze Scifi convention (Ipswich, England) [January 2009]
3Played "Mr. Owen", a man overcoming cancer in the 2009 short film Waiting in Rhyme (2009). ITV News called the film a 15 minute masterpiece.
4His 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.
5He was a guest call taker for the phone lines of the donations to The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live (2006).
6He 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.
7Was part of a comedy due with the late Dustin Gee
8In 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.
9He entertained with Bobby Davro on An Audience with Cliff Richard (1999).
10He 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.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fortune CookiesannouncedFrank Fox
Coronation Street2014-2016TV SeriesMichael Rodwell
Text Santa 20142014TV MovieMichael Rodwell
Midsomer Murders2013TV SeriesBrendan Pearce
10 O'Clock Live2013TV SeriesMargaret Thatcher Arthur Scargill Denis Thatcher
Life's Too Short2011-2013TV SeriesLes Dennis
Wounded2011/IBarry
The Slammer2011TV SeriesLen Bogoff
Things Talk2009TV MovieHob (voice)
Hotel Trubble2009TV SeriesThe Amazing Armando
Waiting in Rhyme2009Video shortMr Owen
Here Comes the Queen2008TV SeriesPercy
Holby City2007TV SeriesChris Jaques
The Bill2006TV SeriesTom Walker
New Street Law2006TV SeriesKenny Logan
Extras2005TV SeriesLes Dennis
Fat Slags2004MC
The Second Quest2004TV MovieJohnny
Casualty2003TV SeriesPip Benson
Mersey Beat2002TV SeriesKen Henderson
Engie Benjy2002TV Series
Large2001Steve
Crossroads2001TV SeriesDr. Harry Richmond (2003)
Doctors2000TV SeriesCharles Lee
Happy Birthday Shakespeare2000TV MovieMilky Bar Kid
Wyrd Sisters1997TV Mini-SeriesThe Fool / Tomjon (voice)
Intimate Relations1996Maurice
The Russ Abbot Show1994TV SeriesRegular (1995)
The Russ Abbot Show1987-1991TV SeriesVarious Characters
The Les Dennis Laughter Show1987-1991TV SeriesVarious Characters
Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On1986TV MovieBrokers men
The Laughter Show1984-1986TV SeriesVarious roles / Mavis / David Bowie
Madhouse1982-1984TV SeriesVarious Characters / Various
Live from Her Majesty's1984TV Series
Who Do You Do1976TV SeriesVarious Impressions
New Faces1974TV SeriesWinning Competitor

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The All Star Impressions Show2009TV Movie performer: "It's Not Unusual"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
3-2-11981TV SeriesHimself - Guest Star
London Night Out1980TV SeriesHimself
Seaside Special1979TV SeriesHimself
Blackpool Bonanza1978TV SeriesHimself
New Faces1974TV SeriesHimself - Impressionist
Royal Court: Our Stories2016ShortHimself
Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
May Blitz: The Seven Days That Rocked Liverpool2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2012-2015TV SeriesHimself - Friend & Co-star / Himself
The Saturday Night Story2015TV Movie documentaryHimself - Impressionist
Bob Monkhouse... The Million Joke Man2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Loose Women2000-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Paul O'Grady Show2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
Mel & Sue2015TV SeriesHimself
Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs2014TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Juice2014TV SeriesHimself
Come on Down! The Game Show Story2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Host, Family Fortunes
The British Soap Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
The Wright Stuff2007-2014TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Guest Panelist
Celebrity Masterchef2013TV SeriesHimself
Les Dawson: An Audience with That Never Was2013TV Special documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The Golden Rules of TV2012TV Series documentaryHimself
All Star Mr & Mrs2012TV SeriesHimself
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHimself / Frank Spencer
Reel History of Britain2011TV Series documentaryHimself - Interviewee
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
Tonight with Trevor McDonald2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Fee Fi Fo Yum2010TV SeriesHimself - Host
Gerard Kelly: A Celebration2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
An Extras Night In2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
The All Star Impressions Show2009TV MovieHimself / Gary Barlow / Jasper Carrott / ...
The Funny Side of...2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Breakfast2009TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Let's Dance for Comic Relief2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bill Made Me Famous2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Richard & Judy's New Position2008TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2008TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
New Heroes of Comedy2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Celebrity Ding Dong2008TV SeriesHimself
The Friday Night Project2007TV SeriesHimself
Live Earth2007TV Special documentaryHimself
In the Grid2006TV SeriesHimself
TV's 50 Greatest Stars2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Story of Light Entertainment2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Prince's Trust 30th Birthday: Live2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
8 Out of 10 Cats2006TV SeriesHimself
Hotel Babylon2006TV SeriesHimself
The Sound of Musicals2006TV SeriesHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2005TV SeriesHimself
The British Comedy Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself
The F Word2005TV Series documentaryHimself
ITV 50: The Golden Years2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Best Ever Ads2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
ITV 50 Greatest Shows2005TV MovieHimself
Today with Des and Mel2004TV SeriesHimself
Win, Lose or Draw Late2004TV SeriesHimself
GMTV2004TV SeriesHimself
Who Killed Saturday Night TV?2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Have I Got News for You2004TV SeriesHimself
Bob Monkhouse: A BAFTA Tribute2004TV Special documentaryHimself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Britain's Wildest2004TV SeriesHimself
The Terry and Gaby Show2003TV SeriesTelephone Caller
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?2003TV SeriesHimself
The All New Harry Hill Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Hot Potatoes2002TV SeriesHimself
Shooting Stars2002TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Big Brother2002TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Family Fortunes1987-2002TV SeriesHimself - Host
Sport Relief2002TV SpecialHimself
Richard & Judy2001TV SeriesHimself
All-Star Family Fortunes2001TV SeriesHimself - Host
It's Only TV... But I Like It1999-2001TV SeriesHimself
The Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHimself
Barbara2000TV SeriesHimself
Live Talk2000TV Series documentaryHimself
National Television Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Family Misfortunes2000TV ShortHimself
An Audience with Cliff Richard1999TV Movie documentaryHimself / Cliff Richard
Our Vera1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Star Secrets1999TV SeriesHimself
Give Your Mate a Break1999TV SeriesHimself
Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer1999TV SeriesHimself
TV Nightmares1999TV SeriesHimself
Blankety Blank1984-1998TV SeriesHimself
Telly Addicts1998TV SeriesHimself
Light Lunch1998TV SeriesHimself
Talking Telephone Numbers1997TV Series
This Is Your Life1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Shooting Stars: Unviewed and Nude1996VideoHimself - Special Guest
House Party!1996VideoHimself
Gagtag1996TV SeriesHimself
The Street Party1995TV MovieHimself
Noel's House Party1995TV Series
Surprise Surprise!1994TV SeriesHimself
The Comedians1974-1993TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes1993TV SpecialHimself
English Express1992TV SeriesPresenter
A Night of Comic Relief 21989TV SpecialHimself
Bullseye1988TV SeriesHimself - Guest Contestant
Live from Her Majesty's1984-1988TV SeriesHimself
Comic Relief1988TV SpecialHimself
The Laughter Show1984-1986TV SeriesHimself / Various
Saturday Superstore1985TV SeriesHimself
A Royal Night of One Hundred Stars1985TV SpecialHimself - Comedian
Punchlines!1983TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Express1983TV Series
No 731983TV SeriesHimself / Ethel # 2

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Native Hue of Resolution2013DocumentaryFrank Spencer
Victoria Wood: Seen on TV2009TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Take That: Where Did It All Go Right?2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Have I Got News for You: The Best of the Guest Presenters - Volume 22005VideoHimself
Night of a Thousand Faces2001TV SpecialVarious

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