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Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer and comedienne. She is best-known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and also for playing the lead role of Geraldine Granger in the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. She has been nominated for six BAFTA Awards and also won a Fellowship BAFTA along with Jennifer Saunders.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer and comedienne. She is best-known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer Saunders and also for playing the lead role of Geraldine Granger in the sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. She has been nominated for six BAFTA Awards and also won a Fellowship BAFTA along with Jennifer Saunders.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dawn French, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 75

Birthday 1957-10-11

Place of Birth Holyhead, Wales, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Wild West (12 episodes) as Mary Trewednack
2017 300 Years of French and Saunders
2017 Little Big Shots (5 episodes) as Host
2017 Confessions of the Paparazzi as Herself
2016 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes as Herself
2016 Delicious (12 episodes) as Gina Benelli (4 episodes) as Gina
2016 British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves as Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)
2016 Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie as Interviewer
2015 Travel Man: 48 Hours in... (1 episode)
2013 Heading Out (1 episode) as Frances
2011 Michael Bublé: Home for Christmas as As Herself
2011 Matthew Bourne's Christmas as Herself
2010 Roger & Val Have Just Got In (12 episodes) as Val Stevenson
2009 Psychoville (13 episodes)
2009 Coraline as Miriam Forcible (voice)
2008 French and Saunders: Still Alive as Herself
2008 Lark Rise to Candleford (40 episodes)
2007 La fille du régiment as Duchesse de Crakentorp
2007 Dawn French's Boys Who Do Comedy (3 episodes) as Presenter
2007 More Dawn French's Boys Who Do: Comedy (6 episodes) as Presenter
2007 A Bucket O' French And Saunders (5 episodes)
2007 Donizetti La Fille du Régiment as La Duchesse de Crackentorp
2007 The Graham Norton Show (5 episodes) as Herself
2007 Comedy Shuffle (1 episode)
2006 Jam & Jerusalem (19 episodes)
2006 Love and Other Disasters as Therapist
2006 The One Show (3 episodes)
2006 Davina (1 episode)
2005 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe as Mrs. Beaver
2005 The F Word (1 episode)
2005 Comic Aid
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple (1 episode)
2004 Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? as Herself - Narrator
2004 The Paul O'Grady Show (1 episode)
2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as The Fat Lady
2004 Bosom Pals (2 episodes)
2003 Little Britain (2 episodes)
2002 Pongwiffy (14 episodes)
2002 V Graham Norton (1 episode)
2002 Ted and Alice (3 episodes)
2001 Happiness (1 episode) as Herself
2000 French & Saunders - Live as Various roles
2000 Maybe Baby as Charlene
1999 David Copperfield (2 episodes) as Mrs. Cupp
1999 Watership Down (39 episodes)
1999 Let Them Eat Cake (6 episodes)
1999 Comic Relief (18 episodes)
1999 Milk as Virginia
1997 Sex & Chocolate
1996 The Adventures of Pinocchio as Baker's Wife
1996 TFI Friday (1 episode)
1994 The Vicar of Dibley (18 episodes) as Revd Geraldine Granger
1994 Dusty as Herself - Presenter
1993 Tender Loving Care as Elaine Dobbs
1993 The Legends of Treasure Island (26 episodes) as Jim Hawkins (voice)
1993 Space Virgins from Planet Sex as Gaynor
1992 Absolutely Fabulous (1 episode)
1991 Murder Most Horrid (24 episodes)
1989 The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball as Herself
1988 The Storyteller (1 episode)
1988 Mr Jolly Lives Next Door
1988 More Bad News as Rachel
1988 The Strike as Verity/Old Lady/Celebrity
1987 Eat the Rich as Debbie Draws
1987 French & Saunders (43 episodes)
1985 The Supergrass
1985 Girls On Top (13 episodes)
1985 Happy Families (6 episodes)
1983 Bad News Tour as Tracy
1982 The Young Ones (3 episodes)
1982 The Comic Strip Presents (6 episodes)
1982 Wogan (3 episodes) as Herself
1981 The Comic Strip
1978 An Audience with... (1 episode) as Herself

Creator

2010 Roger & Val Have Just Got In Creator
2007 A Bucket O' French And Saunders Creator
2006 Jam & Jerusalem Creator
1992 Absolutely Fabulous Creator
1987 French & Saunders Creator
1985 Girls On Top Creator

Writing

2008 French and Saunders: Still Alive Writer
2001 Absolutely Fabulous Writer
2000 French & Saunders - Live Writer
1987 French & Saunders (27 episodes)Writer
1982 The Comic Strip Presents (2 episodes)Writer
1981 The Comic Strip Writer

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