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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1958-08-29

Place of Birth Dudley, West Midlands, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Zog as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2019 Trust Morecambe & Wise (4 episodes) as Presenter
2019 Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy (3 episodes) as Presenter
2019 Happy Birthday OU: 50 Years of the Open University as Himself - Presenter
2018 The Long Song (3 episodes) as Godfrey
2016 John Bishop: In Conversation With... (1 episode) as Himself
2016 Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously as Himself
2015 Danny & the Human Zoo as Samson
2014 A Life on Screen (1 episode) as Himself
2013 Broadchurch (8 episodes) as Ed Burnett
2012 The Syndicate (6 episodes) as Godfrey Watson
2012 The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists! as Peg Leg Hastings (voice)
2012 National Theatre Live: The Comedy Of Errors as Antipholus of Syracuse
2011 Famous, Rich And In The Slums with Comic Relief (2 episodes) as Himself
2011 The Secret Life of Bob Monkhouse
2010 Tinga Tinga Tales (52 episodes)
2008 Big & Small (78 episodes)
2008 Q&A (1 episode) as Himself - Panellist
2008 Lenry Henry.TV (6 episodes)
2007 A Bucket O' French And Saunders (1 episode)
2007 Lenny's Britain (4 episodes) as Himself - Presenter
2007 The Graham Norton Show (1 episode) as Himself
2006 The One Show (4 episodes)
2006 Penelope as Krull
2005 Harry & Paul (1 episode)
2005 Doctor Who (2 episodes) as Daniel Barton
2005 MirrorMask as Cops 1-4
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Himself
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as Dre Head (voice)
2004 The Lenny Henry Show (16 episodes)
2003 Little Robots (13 episodes) as Sporty (voice)
2002 V Graham Norton (1 episode)
2000 Lenny Henry in Pieces (15 episodes)
1999 Rude For A Reason: Live from Brixton Academy as Himself
1999 Hope and Glory (16 episodes)
1999 Comic Relief (18 episodes)
1998 Lenny Goes to Town (6 episodes)
1996 Famous Fred as Fred (voice)
1994 White Goods as Charlie Collins
1993 Shooting Stars (1 episode)
1993 Chef! (20 episodes) as Gareth Blackstock
1992 In Dreams as Lenny/Michael Jackson/Prince
1992 Black and White in Colour as Himself
1991 Bernard and the Genie as Josephus the Genie
1991 Alive and Kicking as Stevie 'Smudger' Smith
1991 True Identity as Miles Pope
1989 Lenny Live and Unleashed as Himself & various characters
1989 Saturday Night Clive (1 episode)
1989 The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball as Himself
1989 Work Experience as Terence
1988 The Suicide Club as Cam
1987 The Lenny Henry Show (13 episodes)
1987 Coast to Coast as Ritchie Lee
1987 The Secret Policeman’s Third Ball as Himself
1986 Lenny Henry Tonite (6 episodes)
1985 Happy Families (1 episode)
1984 Aspel & Company (1 episode)
1983 Natural World (1 episode) as Narrator
1983 Six Fifty-Five (1 episode)
1982 The Young Ones (1 episode)
1982 Wogan (3 episodes) as Himself
1982 O.T.T. (1 episode)
1981 Three of a Kind (16 episodes)
1975 The Summer Show (5 episodes)
1974 Tiswas (302 episodes)


2015 Danny & the Human Zoo Writer
1989 Lenny Live and Unleashed Writer


1996 Neverwhere Creator

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