Les Dawson.

Les Dawson

Les Dawson was an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer and musician from Manchester. He found fame as a contestant on talent show Opportunity Knocks in 1967, and quickly became a top-name star, with multiple sketch, stand-up and sitcom series of his own. Acclaimed for his skill and breadth of knowledge across a range of subjects and disciplines, he died of sudden heart attack whilst at his local hospital, waiting for results from a routine check-up.

Full name
Leslie Dawson Jr.
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Monday 2nd February 1931
Died
Thursday 10th June 1993 (aged 62)

Known for

Credits

Year Production Role
2018 Comedy Gold: Laugh Out Loud Live Self (Archive Material)
2017 Les Dawson: In His Own Words Self (Archive Material)
2016 Les Dawson Forever Self (Archive Material)
2015 Legends Of Stand-Up And Bernard Righton
  1. E5 - Episode Five
  2. E4 - Episode Four
  3. E2 - Episode Two
Self (Archive Material)
2015 The Interviews - Series 1
  1. E3 - Les Dawson
Self (Archive Material)
2015 Talking Comedy Self (Archive Material)
2013 Les Dawson: An Audience With That Never Was Self (Archive Material)
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self (Archive Material)
2004 Les Dawson's Lost Diaries Self (Archive Material)
2000 The Unforgettable... - Series 2
  1. E4 - Les Dawson
Self (Archive Material)
1997 The Best Of Les Dawson Self (Archive Material)
1997 The Best Of Les Dawson Writer
1989 The Les Dawson Show - Series 5 Host / Presenter
1985 Favourite Things: Les Dawson Self
1984 The Les Dawson Show - Series 4 Host / Presenter
1983 The Les Dawson Show - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1982 The Les Dawson Show - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1980 The Dawson Watch - Series 3 Host / Presenter
1980 The Dawson Watch - Series 3 Writer
1979 The Dawson Watch - Series 2 Host / Presenter
1979 The Dawson Watch - Series 2 Writer
1979 The Dawson Watch - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1979 The Dawson Watch - Series 1 Writer
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 13 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 12 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 11 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 10 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 9 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 8 Host / Presenter
1979 Blankety Blank - Series 7 Host / Presenter
1978 The Les Dawson Show - Series 1 Host / Presenter
1977 Dawson And Friends Crew
1977 Dawson And Friends Actor
1975 Dawsons Weekly Various
1975 The Loner Dawson
1975 Dawson's Electric Cinema Actor
1974 Holiday With Strings Les
1974 Les Dawson's Christmas Box Actor
1972 Sez Les - Series 6 - Les Sez Host / Presenter
1970 Inside George Webley - Series 2
  1. E3 - A Lovesome Thing
Mr Marigold
1969 Jokers Wild - Series 1
  1. E3 - Episode Three
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E1 - Episode One
Guest

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Les Dawson on IMDb

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