Dawn French
Dawn French

Dawn French

  • 66 years old
  • Welsh
  • Actor, writer and comedian
Dawn French

Dawn French is an actor, writer and comedian born in Wales to English parents. She rose to stardom during the alternative comedy revolution of the 1980s alongside double-act partner Jennifer Saunders and regular collaborators such as Ruby Wax, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. She and Saunders starred in their own self-titled sketch series from 1987, French And Saunders, and during the 1990s French established herself further as the titular star of international hit sitcom The Vicar Of Dibley.

Year Production Role
2024 No Alternative Self (Archive Material)
2023 Screenshot: Double Acts Self (Archive Material)
2023 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen? - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Mummy Dearest
  2. E2 - Libel She Wrote
  3. E3 - Lucy Lassoes The Moon
  4. E4 - They Shoot Film Stars Don't They?
Florence Ransom
2023 The Graham Norton Show - Series 31
  1. E3 - Dawn French, Adrian Edmondson, London Hughes, Laura Linney, Sugababes
Guest
2023 Wosson Cornwall
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  1. E1 - It's Rick Stein's Cornwall. Not Yours.
  2. E2 - It's St. Crundy's Day Eve!
  3. E3 - It's Caroline Quentin's 'My Quaint Cornwall'
  4. E4 - As Cornish as Penne Pasta and Penguins
Ensemble Actor
2023 Imagine... French & Saunders: Pointed, Bitchy, Bitter Self
2023 Dawn French Is A Huge Twat Writer
2023 Dawn French Is A Huge Twat Host / Presenter
2022 After Ever After - Red Riding Hood
  1. Red Riding Hood: After Ever After
Twit (Voice)
2022 Jack And The Beanstalk Dame Trot
2022 Friday Night Live Self
2022 Dawn French Is A Huge Twat Self
2022 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen? - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
Florence Ransom
2022 Comic Relief
  1. E20 - Comic Relief 2022
Extra
2022 The Graham Norton Show - Series 29
  1. E20 - Andrew Garfield, Dawn French, Channing Tatum, Rob Beckett, Johannes Radebe, Natalie Imbruglia
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2021 Jayde Adams: Hometown Glory
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2021 Cheltenham Literature Festival Self
2021 French & Saunders: Funny Women Host / Presenter
2021 Jo Brand's Classic Comedy Sketches Of The...
  1. E2 - 1980s
Self (Archive Material)
2021 The Vicar Of Dibley: Inside Out Self
2020 Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen? - Pilot Florence Ransom
2020 Fortunately... With Fi And Jane - Christmas Special
  1. Cyprian Santas And Silhouettes, With Dawn French
Guest
2020 Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse Beatrix Potter
2020 The Vicar Of Dibley - The Vicar Of Dibley In Lockdown
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. Special - Compilation
Geraldine Grainger
2020 The Graham Norton Show - Series 28
  1. E3 - Arsène Wenger, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Dawn French, Freddie Flintoff, Michael Kiwanuka
Guest
2020 What's Funny About... - Series 1
  1. E1 - The Vicar Of Dibley
Guest
2020 Reasons To Be Cheerful With Matt Lucas
  1. E3 - Episode Three
Self
2020 The Vicar Of Dibley - Big Night In
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  1. Special - The Big Night In
Geraldine Grainger
2020 The Trouble With Maggie Cole
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Executive Producer
2020 The Trouble With Maggie Cole
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Maggie Cole
2019 The Graham Norton Show - Series 24
  1. E9 - Steve Carell, Dawn French, Michael B Jordan, Ruth Wilson, Cheryl
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2018 Funny Women: French & Saunders Self (Archive Material)
2017 A Tiny Bit Marvellous Development Creator
2017 French And Saunders - 300 Years Of French And Saunders Writer
2017 French And Saunders - 300 Years Of French And Saunders Various
2017 The Graham Norton Show - Series 22
  1. E10 - Jessica Chastain, Dawn French, Rebel Wilson, Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Noel Gallagher
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2016 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes Writer
2016 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes Host / Presenter
2016 The Graham Norton Show - Series 20
  1. E11 - Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, Felicity Jones, Dawn French, Michael Parkinson, Jack Savoretti
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2016 Women Talking About Cars - Series 1
  1. E1 - Dawn French
Guest
2016 My Worst Job
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Narrator
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Executive Producer
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Interviewer
2016 The Interviews - Series 2
  1. E4 - Julie Walters
Self (Archive Material)
2015 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 15
  1. E10 - Dawn French, Russell Howard, Richard Osman, Little Mix
Guest
2015 The Graham Norton Show - Series 18
  1. E4 - Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Dawn French, Chris O'Dowd, Rod Stewart
  2. Special - Series 18 Highlights
Guest
2015 The Interviews - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Kenneth Williams
  2. E2 - The Two Ronnies
  3. E3 - Les Dawson
  4. E4 - Oliver Reed
  5. E5 - Peter Cook & Dudley Moore
  6. E6 - Spike Milligan
Narrator
2015 The Vicar Of Dibley - Comic Relief 2015 Geraldine Grainger
2014 The Wrong Mans - Series 2
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  1. E1 - X-Mans/White Mans
  2. E2 - Action Mans/Wise Mans
Linda
2014 The Graham Norton Show - Series 15
  1. E7 - Dawn French, Kirsten Dunst, Bear Grylls, Conchita Wurst, Sam Smith
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2014 A Tribute To Roger Lloyd-Pack Host / Presenter
2013 The Wrong Mans - Series 1
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  1. E2 - Bad Mans
  2. E3 - Dead Mans
  3. E4 - Inside Mans
  4. E5 - Wanted Mans
  5. E6 - Running Mans
Linda
2013 Heading Out
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Frances
2013 The Vicar Of Dibley - Comic Relief 2013 Geraldine Grainger
2012 The Graham Norton Show - Series 12
  1. E8 - Martin Freeman, Dawn French, Lee Mack, Girls Aloud
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2012 The Comic Strip Presents... - Five Go To Rehab
  1. Five Go To Rehab
George
2012 Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute (as French & Saunders) Self
2012 Roger & Val Have Just Got In - Series 2
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  1. E1 - A Shock
  2. E2 - The Woman In The Attic
  3. E3 - Surprise!
  4. E4 - Pam's Collage
  5. E5 - Poem For Uncle Jack
  6. E6 - The Gift
Associate Producer
2012 Roger & Val Have Just Got In - Series 2
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  1. E1 - A Shock
  2. E2 - The Woman In The Attic
  3. E3 - Surprise!
  4. E4 - Pam's Collage
  5. E5 - Poem For Uncle Jack
  6. E6 - The Gift
Val Stevenson
2011 Ben Elton: Laughing At The 80s Self
2011 Catherine Tate: Laughing At The Noughties Self
2011 Jennifer Saunders: Laughing At The 90s Self
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self (Archive Material)
2011 The Graham Norton Show - Series 9
  1. Special - Compilation Show
Guest
2011 Psychoville - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
Joy Aston
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 1
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Guest
2011 Ruth Jones
  1. E3 - Ruth Jones' Easter Treat
Guest
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
  1. E11 - Dawn French's Little Cracker
Story
2010 Little Crackers - Little Crackers 2010
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  1. E11 - Dawn French's Little Cracker
HM The Queen Mother
2010 The Graham Norton Show - Series 8
  1. E8 - Cher, Dawn French
Guest
2010 Psychoville - Halloween Special Joy Aston
2010 Roger & Val Have Just Got In Creator
2010 Roger & Val Have Just Got In - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Guarantee
  2. E2 - The Unglamorous Row
  3. E3 - The Dining Room Curtains
  4. E4 - Be Our Guests
  5. E5 - Reply All
  6. E6 - The Valerie Step
Associate Producer
2010 Roger & Val Have Just Got In - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Guarantee
  2. E2 - The Unglamorous Row
  3. E3 - The Dining Room Curtains
  4. E4 - Be Our Guests
  5. E5 - Reply All
  6. E6 - The Valerie Step
Val Stevenson
2009 The Graham Norton Show - Series 6
  1. E7 - Episode Seven
  2. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2009 Victoria Wood: Seen On TV Self
2009 Jam & Jerusalem - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Easter & Working From Home
  2. E2 - Dinner Party & Missing Persons
  3. E3 - New Beginnings & Ladies In Lavender
Rosie Bales
2009 Alan Carr: Chatty Man - Series 1
  1. E4 - David Walliams, Dawn French, Kirstie & Phil
Guest
2009 Psychoville - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E5 - Episode Five
  5. E6 - Episode Six
  6. E7 - Episode Seven
Joy Aston
2009 Mastering The Universe - Series 2
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  1. E1 - DIY
  2. E2 - Travel
  3. E3 - Children
  4. E4 - Weekends
Professor Joy Klamp
2009 Joan Of Arc, And How She Became A Saint Joan of Arc
2008 The Graham Norton Show - Series 4
  1. Special - Highlights Special
Guest
2008 The Graham Norton Show - Series 3
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Guest
2008 The Graham Norton Show - Series 2
  1. Special - Best Bits
Guest
2008 Jam & Jerusalem - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Rosie Bales
2007 Dawn French's Boys Who Do: Comedy - More Boys Who Do: Comedy Host / Presenter
2007 Dawn French's Boys Who Do: Comedy - Dawn French's Boys Who Do: Comedy Host / Presenter
2007 A Bucket O' French And Saunders Various
2007 Alexei Sayle's Alternative Take
  1. E4 - Episode Four
  2. E5 - Episode Five
Self (Archive Material)
2007 The Graham Norton Show - Series 1
  1. E10 - Episode Ten
Guest
2007 Little Britain - Comic Relief Does Little Britain Live
  1. Comic Relief Does Little Britain Live
Myfanwy
2007 Comedy Shuffle - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
2006 Little Britain - Little Britain Abroad
  1. E2 - Part Two
Shelley Pollard
2006 The Vicar Of Dibley - 2006/2007 Specials
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  1. Special - The Handsome Stranger
  2. Special - The Vicar In White
  3. Special - Wife Swap
Geraldine Grainger
2006 Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy - More Girls Who Do: Comedy Host / Presenter
2006 Jam & Jerusalem - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. Special - Christmas Special
Rosie Bales
2006 Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy - Dawn French's Girls Who Do: Comedy Host / Presenter
2005 Mastering The Universe - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Workplace
  2. E2 - The Joy Of Sulks
  3. E3 - Party On Down
  4. E4 - Holidays
  5. E5 - Food And Drink
  6. E6 - Christmas
Professor Joy Klamp
2005 French And Saunders - 2005 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Celebrity Christmas Special
Writer
2005 French And Saunders - 2005 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Celebrity Christmas Special
Various
2004 The Vicar Of Dibley - 2004/2005 Specials
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  1. Special - Merry Christmas
  2. Special - Happy New Year
  3. Special - Antiques Roadshow
Geraldine Grainger
2004 French And Saunders - Series 6
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
2004 French And Saunders - Series 6
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
2004 Wild West - Series 2
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  1. E1 - The Exploding Car
  2. E2 - Magical Horses
  3. E3 - Angela Learns to Drive
  4. E4 - Cornish Flu
  5. E5 - The Film Crew
  6. E6 - Holly Loses Faith in Witchcraft
Mary Trewednack
2004 Bosom Pals Writer
2004 Bosom Pals Stella (Voice)
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E1 - The Launch
  2. E10 - The Vicar Of Dibley
Guest
2003 French And Saunders - 2003 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Actually
Writer
2003 French And Saunders - 2003 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Actually
Various
2003 French And Saunders - 2003 Specials
  1. Special - Harry Potter And The Secret Chamberpot Of Azerbaijan
Harry Potter
2002 Ted & Alice Alice
2002 Wild West - Series 1
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  1. E1 - One Home Good, Two Homes Bad
  2. E2 - Fear Of Bungee
  3. E3 - Swingers
  4. E4 - Tin, Tin, Tin
  5. E5 - A Problem Shared Is A Problem Doubled
  6. E6 - Un, Deu, Try, Figo, Quiggly
Mary Trewednack
2002 French And Saunders - 2002 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Easter Special - The Egg
  2. Special - French And Saunders's Christmas Puddings
Writer
2002 French And Saunders - 2002 Specials
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  1. Special - French And Saunders Easter Special - The Egg
  2. Special - French And Saunders's Christmas Puddings
Various
2001 The Sketch Show Story
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2001 Happiness - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Self
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything
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  1. E2 - Episode Two
Writer
2000 The Nearly Complete And Utter History Of Everything
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  1. E2 - Episode Two
Ensemble Actor
2000 Maybe Baby Charlene
1999 The Vicar Of Dibley - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Autumn
  2. E2 - Winter
  3. E3 - Spring
  4. E4 - Summer
Geraldine Grainger
1999 French And Saunders - 1999 Specials
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  1. Special - Special
  2. Special - The French And Saunders Christmas Special 1999
Writer
1999 French And Saunders - 1999 Specials
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  1. Special - Special
  2. Special - The French And Saunders Christmas Special 1999
Various
1999 The Vicar Of Dibley - Comic Relief 1999 Geraldine Grainger
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E2 - Going Solo
Tracy
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E1 - Frozen
Lily Wood-Newton
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E3 - Whoopi Stone
Barbara Greaves
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E3 - Whoopi Stone
Whoopi Stone
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E4 - Confessions of a Murderer
Harriet Snellgrove
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E5 - Elvis, Jesus and Zack
Jill
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4
  1. E6 - Dinner at Tiffany's
Tiffany Drapes
1999 Murder Most Horrid - Series 4 Various
1999 Let Them Eat Cake
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  1. E1 - The Pox
  2. E2 - Murder
  3. E3 - The Portrait
  4. E4 - Making Voopee
  5. E5 - Marriage Of Convenience
  6. E6 - The Royal Command Performance
Lisette
1998 French And Saunders - Christmas Special 1998 Writer
1998 French And Saunders - Christmas Special 1998 Various
1998 The Comic Strip Presents... - Four Men In A Car
  1. Four Men In A Car
Stella
1997 The Vicar Of Dibley - Series 2
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  1. Special - Engagement
  2. E1 - Dibley Live
  3. E2 - Celebrity Vicar
  4. E3 - Love And Marriage
Geraldine Grainger
1997 The Vicar Of Dibley - Comic Relief 1997 Geraldine Grainger
1997 Harry Enfield & Chums - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Ensemble Actor
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E1 - Girl Friday
Sally Fairfax
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E2 - Life or Death Operation
Dr. Kate Marshall
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E3 - Dying Live
Daisy Talwinning
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E4 - The Body Politic
Linda Bryce
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E5 - Confess
Sgt Hodge
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3
  1. E6 - Dead on Time
The Grim Reaper
1996 Murder Most Horrid - Series 3 Various
1996 The Vicar Of Dibley - 1996 Specials
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  1. Special - The Easter Bunny
  2. Special - The Christmas Lunch Incident
Geraldine Grainger
1996 French And Saunders - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Writer
1996 French And Saunders - Series 5
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Various
1995 Look At The State We're In!
  1. E2 - Secrecy
Mrs. Duvet
1994 French And Saunders - Christmas Special 1994 Writer
1994 French And Saunders - Christmas Special 1994 Various
1994 The Vicar Of Dibley - Series 1
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  1. E1 - The Arrival
  2. E2 - Songs Of Praise
  3. E3 - Community Spirit
  4. E4 - The Window & The Weather
  5. E5 - Election
  6. E6 - Animals
Geraldine Grainger
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E1 - Overkill
Tina Mellish
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E2 - Lady Luck
Denise Cunningham
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E3 - A Severe Case of Death
Maud Jenkins
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E4 - We All Hate Granny
Lily
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E5 - Mangez Merveillac
Verity Hodge
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2
  1. E6 - Smashing Bird
Vikki
1994 Murder Most Horrid - Series 2 Various
1993 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 5
  1. E2 - Space Virgins From Planet Sex
Gaynor
1993 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 5 Various
1993 French And Saunders - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Writer
1993 French And Saunders - Series 4
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Various
1992 Absolutely Fabulous - Series 1
  1. E5 - Magazine
Kathy
1992 Absolutely Fabulous Creator
1992 The Comic Strip Presents... - 1992 Specials
  1. E1 - Red Nose Of Courage
Glynis Kinnock
1992 Lenny Henry: In Dreams Driving Examiner
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E6 - Mrs Hat and Mrs Red
Mrs Sonya Redfern
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E6 - Mrs Hat and Mrs Red
Miss Katie Hatcliffe
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E5 - Murder at Tea Time
Bunty Breslaw
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E4 - A Determined Woman
Rita Proops
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E1 - The Case of the Missing
WPC Diane Softly
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E2 - The Gift from Ipanema
Maria
1991 Murder Most Horrid - Series 1
  1. E3 - He Died a Death
Judy Talent
1990 French And Saunders - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Writer
1990 French And Saunders - Series 3
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
Various
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E5 - Spaghetti Hoops
Francesca
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E4 - Oxford
Caroline
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E3 - GLC - The Carnage Continues...
Joan
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E1 - South Atlantic Raiders - Part 1
  2. E2 - South Atlantic Raiders - Part 2
Frances
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E1 - South Atlantic Raiders - Part 1
Mrs. Shines
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4 Various
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3
  1. E3 - Mr Jolly Lives Next Door
Mrs Cooper
1988 French And Saunders - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. Special - The French And Saunders Christmas Special
Writer
1988 French And Saunders - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. Special - The French And Saunders Christmas Special
Various
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3
  1. E2 - More Bad News
Rachel
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3
  1. E1 - The Strike
Verity
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3
  1. E1 - The Strike
Old Lady
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3
  1. E1 - The Strike
Celebrity
1988 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 3 Various
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
  2. E21 - Comic Relief 2023
Self
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E19 - Comic Relief 2021
Geraldine Granger
1988 Comic Relief Host / Presenter
1988 Whose Line Is It Anyway?
  1. E1 - Episode One
Guest
1987 French And Saunders - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Writer
1987 French And Saunders - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
Various
1987 Eat The Rich Debbie Draws
1986 Comedians Do It On Stage (as French & Saunders) Self
1986 Delve Special - Series 3
  1. E2 - Cowboys
Ensemble Actor
1986 Lenny Henry Tonite
  1. E4 - Neighbourhood Watch
Julia Disley
1986 The Comic Strip Presents... - 1986 Specials
  1. E2 - Private Enterprise
Nayler
1986 The Comic Strip Presents... - 1986 Specials
  1. E1 - Consuela
Writer
1986 The Comic Strip Presents... - 1986 Specials
  1. E1 - Consuela
Consuela
1985 Girls On Top - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Mr. Fluffy Knows Too Much
  2. E2 - Big Snoggs
  3. E3 - Who's Ya Uncle Shelley?
  4. E4 - Bring Me More Flamingoes
  5. E5 - Mr. Yummy Brownie
  6. E6 - Lower The Donkey
Writer
1985 Girls On Top - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Mr. Fluffy Knows Too Much
  2. E2 - Big Snoggs
  3. E3 - Who's Ya Uncle Shelley?
  4. E4 - Bring Me More Flamingoes
  5. E5 - Mr. Yummy Brownie
  6. E6 - Lower The Donkey
Amanda Ripley
1985 Girls On Top - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Four Play
  2. E2 - Staying Alive
  3. E3 - C.O.D.
  4. E4 - Cancel Toast
  5. E5 - Ident Candy Time
  6. E6 - Skankin
  7. E7 - Hark
Writer
1985 Girls On Top - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Four Play
  2. E2 - Staying Alive
  3. E3 - C.O.D.
  4. E4 - Cancel Toast
  5. E5 - Ident Candy Time
  6. E6 - Skankin
  7. E7 - Hark
Amanda Ripley
1985 Happy Families
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  1. E1 - Edith
  2. E2 - Cassie
  3. E3 - Madelaine
  4. E4 - Joyce
  5. E5 - Roxanne
  6. E6 - Reunion
Cook
1985 The Lenny Henry Show - Series 2
  1. E5 - Episode Five
Ensemble Actor
1985 The Supergrass Andrea
1984 The Lenny Henry Show - Series 1
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Ensemble Actor
1984 The Young Ones - Series 2
  1. E4 - Time
Easter Bunny
1984 The Young Ones - Series 2
  1. E3 - Nasty
Devil in Advert
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E6 - Slags
Passion
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E5 - Eddie Monsoon - A Life?
Veronica
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E4 - Gino - Full Story And Pics
Fiona
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E4 - Gino - Full Story And Pics
Frances
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E3 - A Fistful Of Travellers' Cheques
Jackie
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E2 - Susie
Susie
1984 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. E1 - Dirty Movie
Monica
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2 Various
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 2
  1. Special - Five Go Mad On Mescalin
George
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1
  1. E4 - Summer School
Writer
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1
  1. E4 - Summer School
Ursula
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1
  1. E3 - Bad News Tour
Tracy
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1
  1. E2 - The Beat Generation
Eleanor
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1
  1. E1 - War
Hermine
1983 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 1 Various
1982 The Young Ones - Series 1
  1. E5 - Interesting
Christian Evangelist
1982 The Comic Strip Presents... - Five Go Mad In Dorset
  1. Five Go Mad In Dorset
George
Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes Self
Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes Writer

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Dawn French on IMDb

Born
Friday 11th October 1957 (66 years-old)
Member of
Nationality
Welsh
Husband
Lenny Henry (Saturday 20th October 1984 - 2010)
Audio Production Awards 2023
Best Ensemble Cast (Nominee)
National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Comedy Podcast (Longlisted (French And Saunders: Titting About))
British Podcast Awards 2021
The Spotlight Award (Nominee (French And Saunders: Titting About))
Women's Prize For Fiction 2021
Main Prize (Longlisted)
PodBible Poll 2020
Comedy (Nominee)
TV Choice Awards 2020
Best Actress (Longlisted)
British LGBT Awards 2018
Top 10 Celebrity Allies (Nominee)
Leicester Comedy Festival Awards 2017
Legend of Comedy (Nominee)
Chortle Awards 2015
Best Tour (Nominee)
BAFTA Television Awards 2011
Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 2011
Best TV Comedy Actress (Nominee)
British Book Awards 2011
Fiction Book of the Year (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 2009
BAFTA Fellowship (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 2007
Best Comedy Performance (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 2004
Outstanding Achievement In Comedy (Winner)
National Television Awards, The 2003
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
National Television Awards, The 2002
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
BAFTA Television Awards 2001
Best Comedy Performance (Nominee)
BAFTA Television Awards 2000
Best Comedy Performance (Nominee)
National Television Awards, The 2000
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
National Television Awards, The 1999
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 1998
Best TV Comedy Actress (Nominee)
National Television Awards, The 1998
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
BAFTA Television Awards 1998
Best Comedy Performance (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 1997
Best TV Comedy Actress (Winner)
British Comedy Awards 1996
Best TV Comedy Actress (Nominee)
Best Female TV Comic (Nominee)
National Television Awards, The 1996
Comedy Performer (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 1993
Best Female TV Comic (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 1991
Best Light Entertainment Performance (Nominee)
British Comedy Awards 1990
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality (Nominee)
Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards 1990
Best Light Entertainment (Winner)
BAFTA Television Awards 1989
Best Light Entertainment Performance (Nominee)

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