Les Dennis Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows

Les Dennis Actor

Les Dennis Biography

Les Dennis born in English as Leslie Dennis Heseltine is an actor, presenter, and stand-up comedian who is known for presenting Family Fortunes.


How old is Les Dennis?-Age

The English TV figure is 67 years old as of 8 August 2021. He was born in 1953 in Garston, United Kingdom.

Les Dennis Parents-Family

He was born to a factory working mother and a betting shop working father who also served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. His father was listed on the books of Liverpool FC as a football player although he didn’t play for the first team.

Les Dennis Actor
Les Dennis Actor

Is Les Dennis still married?- Wife

He has been married three times. He first married Lynne Webster from 1974 to 1990, and secondly to actress and media personality Amanda Louise Holden from June 4, 1995, to 2003 accusing her of infidelity. He is currently married to Claire Nicholson. The couple met in 2005 and wedded on 23 November 2009 in Highgate. In his autobiography, he documented his love relationship with actress Sophie Aldred.

Les Dennis Children

He has two children from his marriage with Claire; his firstborn daughter, Eleanor Grace, was born on 24 April 2008, and his second-born son Thomas Christopher, was born on 14 April 2011.

How much is Les Dennis worth?-Net Worth

Les has n estimated net worth of 50 million as of 2020. He has accrued his worth from his career as an actor, TV personality, and comedian.

Les Dennis Dustin Gee

He together with impressionist Dustin Gee formed a comedy partnership, which in turn led to a series of their own, The Laughter Show. After Gee’s sudden and unexpected death in January 1986, Dennis appeared as a solo artist on The Laughter Show and became Family Fortunes’ third host for a 15-year period between 1987 and 2002. It was during a 1997 recording of an episode of Family Fortunes that This Is Your Life shocked Dennis.

Who did Les Dennis work with?-Career

Theatrical agents Stuart and Dorene Gillespie discovered Dennis in 1971. In 1971, on Variety Time, his debut radio broadcast was on BBC Radio Merseyside. He won the ITV talent show New Faces in 1974 and starred in several light entertainment programs. He joined Russ Abbot’s Madhouse and The Russ Ab Bot Show as one of their teams. With fellow impressionist Dustin Gee, he formed a comedy partnership, which in turn led to a series of their own, The Laughter Show. For a 15-year stretch between 1987 and 2002, Dennis was Family Fortunes’ third host. Amos Hart in Chicago and Bill Snibson in the West End are part of his stage work.

Dennis appeared on a UK tour from August 2009 to February 2010 as Mr. Fulton in High School Musical 2. He toured alongside Michael Ball, Brian Conley, and Michael Starke in Hairspray as Wilbur Turnblad. In 2012, he starred in Legally Blonde The Musical’s touring run, playing the role of Professor Callahan. Dennis will perform The Provoked Wife and Venice Preserved with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Restoration plays in 2019.

In an episode of the first series of BBC sitcom Extras in 2005, Dennis starred as a guest star. He appeared and acted in BBC One’s The Sound of Musicals and appeared in New Street Rule. He presented the In the Grid quiz show for Channel 5 in 2007, which aired for one season. Dennis appeared in Cinderella and The Servant of Two Masters at the theatre. He has also appeared as a man accused of killing his father in The Bill. To raise funds for the BBC Wildlife Fund, he completed the Safaricom Marathon in Lewa.

Must The Show Go On, Dennis’s autobiography? Released at the beginning of 2008. In 2008, he starred in Les Dennis’ Liverpool, an ITV documentary. He played Herbert Soppitt in J. in 2009. At West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, B. Priestley’s When We Are Married. Dennis hosted the children’s television series Fee Fi Fo Yum for CBBC in 2010. In 2011, with recurring appearances as a fictionalized version of himself in Life’s Too Short, he partnered again with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

Les Dennis Movies

♦ 1996 Intimate Relations
♦ 2001 Large
♦ Wildlife

Les Dennis TV Shows

♦ 2006 In the Grid
♦ 2006 The Sound of Musicals
♦ 2006 New Street Law
♦ 2006 The Bill
♦ 2006 Hotel Babylon
♦ 2007 Saving Planet Earth
♦ 2007 TV Now and Then
♦ 2007 Holby City
♦ 2008 Les Dennis’s Home Video Heroes
♦ 2010 Fee Fi Fo Yum
♦ 2011 Life’s Too Short
♦ 2013 Celebrity MasterChef
♦ 2016 Coronation Street
♦ 2019 Harry Hill’s Alien Fun Capsule
♦ 2020 Birds of a Feather