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Dawn French

Actress | Writer | Soundtrack
KNOWN FOR 
Coraline (2009) | French and Saunders (1987– ) | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 16 nominations More »
AKA 
French | French & Saunders | French and Saunders
BORN 
Oct 11, 1957 (age 57)
HEIGHT 
5' 0" (1.52m)

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Past Film & Video (20 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Vicar of DibleyThe Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) Geraldine Granger / Geraldine Kennedy (26 episodes, 1994–2015), Performer ("Hips Don't Lie") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 1994–2015 26
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  • Primary photo for The Wrong MansThe Wrong Mans (TV Mini-series) Linda (9 episodes, 2013–2014)  Less 2013–2014 9
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  • Primary photo for Heading OutHeading Out (TV Series) Frances (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The Comic Strip Presents...The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series) George / Stella / Gaynor / Glynis Kinnock / Francesca / Caroline / Joan / Frances / Mrs. Shines / Mrs. Cooper / Rachel / Verity / Old Lady / Celebrity / Nayler / Consuela / Passion / Veronica / Fiona / Jackie / First Nun / Susie / Monica / Ursula / Tracy / Eleanor / Hermine (26 episodes, 1982–2012), Writer (2 episodes, 1983–1986)  Less 1982–2012 26
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  • Primary photo for Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous (TV Series) Writer (Idea) (35 episodes, 1992–2004), Writer (Original Idea) (2 episodes, 2002–2005), Writer (1 episode, 2012), Kathy (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992–2012 38
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  • Primary photo for Roger & Val Have Just Got InRoger & Val Have Just Got In (TV Series) Val Stevenson / Val Stephenson (12 episodes, 2010–2012), Associate Producer (12 episodes, 2010–2012), Writer (12 episodes, 2010–2012)  Less 2010–2012 12
    • The Gift (Mar 14, 2012) Val Stevenson, Associate Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Poem for Uncle Jack (Mar 7, 2012) Val Stevenson, Associate Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Pam's Collage (Feb 29, 2012) Val Stevenson, Associate Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for PsychovillePsychoville (TV Series) Joy Aston (8 episodes, 2009–2011)  Less 2009–2011 8
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  • Primary photo for Lark Rise to CandlefordLark Rise to Candleford (TV Series) Caroline Arless (8 episodes, 2008–2011), Performer ("Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008–2011 8
    • Episode #4.6 (Feb 13, 2011) Caroline Arless  Less
    • Episode #2.1 (Dec 21, 2008) Caroline Arless, Performer ("Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly") (uncredited)  Less
    • Episode #1.10 (Mar 23, 2008) Caroline Arless  Less
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  • Primary photo for Little CrackersLittle Crackers (TV Series) HM The Queen Mother (1 episode, 2010), Writer (Original Story) (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Jam & JerusalemJam & Jerusalem (TV Series) Rosie Bales / Rosie / Margaret (19 episodes, 2006–2009), Performer ("Delilah", "Jolene", "Lovin' You") (1 episode, 2008), Performer ("Turn! Turn! Turn! (to Everything There Is A Season)") (1 episode, 2006), Performer ("The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)") (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006–2009 19
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  • Primary photo for Comic Relief 2009Comic Relief 2009 (TV Movie) Julie Walters  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Bucket o' French & SaundersA Bucket o' French & Saunders (TV Series) Writer (5 episodes, 2007), Various Characters (5 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 5
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 5, 2007) Various Characters, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Sep 28, 2007) Various Characters, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 21, 2007) Various Characters, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for La fille du régimentLa fille du régiment (TV Movie) Duchesse de Crakentorp  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Little BritainLittle Britain (TV Series) Vicki Pollard's Mum / Shelley Pollard (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 2
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's MarpleAgatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) Janet Erskine (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for French and SaundersFrench and Saunders (TV Series) Various Characters / Fanny / Bobin / Pamela Denise Anderson / Evangeline Idiot / Thelma / Mammy / Maria / Star / Lexie / Toby-Jugs Kenobi (48 episodes, 1987–2005), Writer (38 episodes, 1987–2005), Herself / Various roles (2 episodes, 1994–1999), Performer ("I'm Outta Love") (1 episode, 2004), Performer ("It's Raining Men") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("Flintstones Theme") (1 episode, 1987), Performer ("Letter From America") (1 episode, 1996), Performer ("Orpheus in the Underworld: Can Can") (1 episode, 1990), Performer ("There Must Be An Angel (Playing with My Heart)") (1 episode, 1993), Writer (1 episode, 1994), Performer ("Mistletoe and Wine") (1 episode, 1988), Performer ("I Should Be So Lucky") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1987–2005 50
    • Episode #6.6 (Nov 26, 2004) Various Characters  Less
    • Episode #6.5 (Nov 12, 2004) Various Characters, Performer ("I'm Outta Love"), Writer  Less
    • Episode #6.4 (Nov 5, 2004) Various Characters, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wild WestWild West (TV Series) Mary Trewednack / Mary (12 episodes, 2002–2004)  Less 2002–2004 12
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  • Primary photo for Bosom PalsBosom Pals (TV Movie) Stella (voice)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair DoComic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do (TV Movie) Harry Potter / Herself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Watership DownWatership Down (TV Series) Buttercup (2 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for The Nearly Complete and Utter History of EverythingThe Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (TV Movie) Actress, Writer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Let Them Eat CakeLet Them Eat Cake (TV Series) Lisette (6 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 6
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  • Primary photo for Murder Most HorridMurder Most Horrid (TV Series) Tiffany Drapes / Jill Tanner / Harriet Snellgrove / WPC Barbara Greaves / Whoopi Stone / Tracey Phillips / Lily Wood-Newton / The Grim Reaper / Wendy Hodge / Linda Bryce / Daisy Talwinning / Kate Marshall / Various roles / Vicki / Verity Hodge / Lily / Maude Jenkins / Denise Cunningham / Tina Mellish / Miss Katie Hatcliffe / Mrs Sonya Redfern / Bunty Breslaw / Rita Proops / Rita Proops II / Judy Talent / Maria / WPC Diane Softly (24 episodes, 1991–1999)  Less 1991–1999 24
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  • Primary photo for Sex & ChocolateSex & Chocolate (TV Movie) Bev Bodger  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Harry Enfield and ChumsHarry Enfield and Chums (TV Series) Mrs. Goggins: 'Il Postino Pat' Sketch (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Episode #2.5 (Feb 4, 1997) Mrs. Goggins: 'Il Postino Pat' Sketch  Less
  • Primary photo for Stanley Baxter in Reel TermsStanley Baxter in Reel Terms (TV Movie) Various roles  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Unpleasant World of Penn & TellerThe Unpleasant World of Penn & Teller (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Screen OneScreen One (TV Series) Elaine Dobbs (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for The Legends of Treasure IslandThe Legends of Treasure Island (TV Series) Jim Hawkins (8 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 8
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  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Reader (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for In DreamsIn Dreams (TV Movie) Driving Instructor  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Herself / Sharon Theodopolopodous, Writer (uncredited)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Tale of Little Pig RobinsonThe Tale of Little Pig Robinson (TV Movie) Porcas  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Hit and RunHit and Run (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Jim Henson HourThe Jim Henson Hour (TV Series) Badsister #2 (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Garbage (Jul 30, 1989) Badsister #2  Less
  • Primary photo for The StorytellerThe Storyteller (TV Series) Badsister 2 (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Girls on TopGirls on Top (TV Series) Amanda Ripley (13 episodes, 1985–1986), Writer (4 episodes, 1985–1986), Writer (3 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985–1986 13
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  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Herself, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Lenny Henry ToniteLenny Henry Tonite (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Happy FamiliesHappy Families (TV Series) Cook (6 episodes, 1985)  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for The Lenny Henry ShowThe Lenny Henry Show (TV Series) Actress (2 episodes, 1984–1985)  Less 1984–1985 2
  • Primary photo for The Young OnesThe Young Ones (TV Series) Easter Bunny / Woman with Horns in Commercial / Religious Woman (3 episodes, 1982–1984)  Less 1982–1984 3
    • Time (Jun 5, 1984) Easter Bunny  Less
    • Nasty (May 29, 1984) Woman with Horns in Commercial  Less
    • Interesting (Dec 7, 1982) Religious Woman  Less
  • Primary photo for An Evening for NicaraguaAn Evening for Nicaragua (TV Movie) Herself, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Comic StripThe Comic Strip (TV Short) Dawn, Writer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for PongwiffyPongwiffy (TV Series) Pongwiffy  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Ted and AliceTed and Alice (TV Mini-series) Alice Putkin  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield (TV Mini-series) Mrs. Crupp  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Look at the State We're In!Look at the State We're In! (TV Mini-series) Clerk  Less 1995– 
Self (94 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (19 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Britain's Best Loved Double ActsBritain's Best Loved Double Acts (TV Movie) Herself - Double Act (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tales of Television CentreTales of Television Centre (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My Favourite JokeMy Favourite Joke (TV Series) Dirty Old Man (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 22, 2011) Dirty Old Man (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for 30 Years of 'An Audience With...'30 Years of 'An Audience With...' (TV Series) Herself - Audience Member (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Episode #1.2 (Jul 24, 2010) Herself - Audience Member (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2009–2010)  Less 2009–2010
    • Episode #1.138 (Apr 7, 2010) Herself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.63 (Dec 9, 2009) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Comedy ChristmasThe Comedy Christmas (TV Movie) Geraldine Granger (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of Light EntertainmentThe Story of Light Entertainment (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Double Acts (Jul 22, 2006) Self (archive footage) (as French and Saunders)  Less
  • Primary photo for Greatest TV Comedy MomentsGreatest TV Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Hannibal (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief Does University ChallengeComic Relief Does University Challenge (TV Movie) Herself (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Comedians' ComedianThe Comedians' Comedian (TV Movie) Self (archive footage) (as French & Saunders)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Story of Absolutely FabulousThe Story of Absolutely Fabulous (TV Movie) Saffron (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Britain's Favourite ComedianBritain's Favourite Comedian (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
    • Episode #1.5 (2004) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Real Vicars of DibleyThe Real Vicars of Dibley (TV Movie) Geraldine Granger (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Night of a Thousand FacesNight of a Thousand Faces (TV Special) Various (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Best of BritishThe Best of British (TV Series) Herself - Audience Member (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
    • Victoria Wood (Nov 11, 1998) Herself - Audience Member (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Auntie's BloomersAuntie's Bloomers (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief: Behind the NoseComic Relief: Behind the Nose (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Kate Bush: The Whole StoryKate Bush: The Whole Story (Video) Assistant (clip: Experiment IV) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for The Old Grey Whistle TestThe Old Grey Whistle Test (TV Series) (advert) (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985

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