Les Dennis

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Date of Birth: 10/12/1953

Age: 63

Place of birth: Liverpool

Citizenship: United Kingdom


Les Dennis (real name Leslie Dennis Heseltine) - British comedian, presenter and actor. For fifteen years, Dennis led the transfer of `Family Fortunes`.

Wood was born on October 12, 1953. He was born and raised in Liverpool. His father, who was at one time a member of the football club `Liverpool` (but did not participate in the games), worked in` lavke` gambling - betting, and his mother worked in a factory. More at school, Dennis began to look for jobs on Saturdays in the shop assembly and repair `DIY` (Do It Yourself - DIY), and soon began to speak with satirical numbers in workers` clubs.

In 1980 Dennis began performing in numerous entertainment shows. His first partner in the scene became Russ Abbot of `Russ Abbot`s Madhouse` (Russ Abbot`s Madhouse) and` Russ Shaw Ebbota` (The Russ Abbot Show). Later, a colleague Woods became parodist Dustin Guy. Their fruitful collaboration has led artists to create their own transmission - `The Laughter Show`. After the death of Guy in 1986, Les continued to conduct `The Laughter Show`samostoyatelno, and then became the third host of the show` Family Fortunes` and led him over fifteen years - from 1987 to 2002.

In addition to TV, Wood made many appearances on stage. Thus, on account of his role of Amos Hart in the musical `Chikago` (Chicago) and the character of Bill Snibson` I and my devushka` (Me and My Girl). Dennis has also worked in productions of `Fonar` (Skylight) Theatre Water Mill, Newbury and` Mr. Zamechatelnyy` (Mr Wonderful) in Chester Gateway theaters and Misery at Oldham Coliseum. Forest took part in a tour with the play `Between you and me `(Just Between Ourselves) and played alongside Janet Suzmen staged` Cherished Disappointments In Love` theater London`s Soho. He had a chance to work with Christopher and John Cazenovia Dattinom on tour with the play `Art`, as well as play the role of Norman Bartholomew in a black comedy by Anthony Shaffer` Ubiystvo` (Murderer) at London`s Theatre Menier Chocolate Factory. In the theater, Birmingham Reperto Forest brilliantly played a role in the formulation of the hit `Neville`s Island`. One of his most recent theater work was the role of Mr. Fulton in `High School Musical 2` (High School Musical 2), with which the company has gone to tour the UK in August 2009.

Dennis debut in the feature film `bolshom` held in the film` Intimate otnosheniya` (Intimate Relations), after which he appeared in the comedy `Big razmer` (Large) and the short film` Wildlife` director Nick Elsopa.

In September and October 2005 Forest took part in the filming of the project `Gameshow Marathon`, in which he came home to the award winner and handed them their prizes. In 2006, he started in the program `One`s The Sound of Musicals` on the BBC channel, and began to take off for the show` New Street Law`.

In summer 2006, Dennis played the role of a writer in the comedy play `Marlon Brando`s Corset`, which went on tour for his homeland in July 2006. In August 2007, Wood appeared again in the statement called the hit `Certified Male`, tells of the ups and downs of modern men. This piece was shown at the Festival Theatre in Edinburgh. After that, Wood again went on tour with the production directed by Michael Bogdanov `Servant of Two gospod` (The Servant of Two Masters). At Christmas, along with veteran Hollywood Mickey Rourke, Dennis performed in pantomime `Zolushka` (Cinderella) Theatre Empire Theatre, Sunderland. Prior to that, Forest last time engaged in pantomime a decade ago. He played the role of a page-boy. Also, in a pantomime played Jennifer Ellison (Cinderella) and Cilla Black (godmother).

In 2008, Wood started a new show `funny home video` called` Les Dennis`s Home Video Heroes`, and also starred in the ITV documentary channel `Les Dennis` Liverpool` - it was one of the films about Liverpool.

In 1995 Dennis was married to actress Amanda Holden, but eight years after Forest became aware of a love interest Holden Neil Morriseem, the couple divorced.

April 24, 2008 Wood engaged to Claire Nicholson. The couple`s daughter was born. Besides it, the forest there is a son, Philip, was born in 1979.

Author: Tatyana Barinov

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