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Dawn French

1957-10-11 Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales, UK

Image of Dawn French


Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, comedian, presenter and writer. French is known for writing and starring on the BBC comedy sketch show French and Saunders with her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, and played the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Vicar of Dibley. She has been nominated for seven BAFTA TV Awards and won a BAFTA Fellowship with Saunders in 2009.


imagine... French & Saunders: Pointed, Bitchy, Bitter Self - featured artist 2023-12-27
Dawn French Is a Huge Tw*t Self 2023-12-28
The Magician's Elephant Sister Marie (voice) 2023-03-10
Death on the Nile Bowers 2022-02-09
Comedy Classics: The Vicar of Dibley Self (archive material) 2022-12-24
Red Riding Hood: After Ever After Twit 2022-12-23
French & Saunders: Funny Women Herself 2021-07-17
The Vicar of Dibley: Inside Out Self 2021-03-06
An Audience with Adele Self 2021-11-21
A Baby Reindeer's First Christmas Narrator 2020-12-24
Roald & Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse Beatrix Potter 2020-12-24
The Vicar of Dibley: In Lockdown Geraldine Granger 2020-12-20
Completely Bad News Tracy 2019-11-29
Comic Relief: Red Nose Day Self 2017-03-24
300 Years of French & Saunders 2017-12-25
Confessions of the Paparazzi Herself 2017-02-06
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Interviewer 2016-07-01
Darcey Bussell: My Life on the BBC Self 2016-12-23
Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes Herself 2016-12-31
British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited) 2016-09-12
30 Years of Comic Strip 2012-11-03
Five Go to Rehab George 2012-11-07
Catherine Tate: Laughing at the Noughties Self 2011-12-17
Matthew Bourne's Christmas Herself/Host 2011-12-25
Michael Bublé: Home for Christmas As Herself 2011-12-18
Gentlemen Prefer French & Saunders 2011-01-04
French & Saunders: The Ingenue Years 2011-01-04
Psychoville Halloween Special Joy Aston 2010-10-31
Coraline: The Making of 'Coraline' Self 2009-07-21
Coraline Miriam Forcible (voice) 2009-02-05
French and Saunders: Still Alive Herself 2008-11-17
Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment La Duchesse de Crackentorp 2007-06-01
When Comedy Changed Forever Self (archive material) 2006-03-07
Love and Other Disasters Therapist 2006-09-09
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Mrs. Beaver (voice) 2005-12-07
Comic Aid 2005-03-02
The Comic Strip - A Retrospective Self 2005-07-04
Remember the Secret Policeman's Ball? Self - Narrator 2004-12-09
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban The Fat Lady 2004-05-31
The Best of French & Saunders Various 2002-08-05
Kirsty: The Life and Songs of Kirsty MacColl Self 2001-03-03
Maybe Baby Charlene 2000-06-02
French & Saunders - Live Various roles 2000-11-20
Milk Virginia 1999-01-01
Four Men in a Car Stella 1998-04-12
Sex & Chocolate Bev Bodger 1997-10-26
Treasure Island Jim Hawkins 1997-07-14
The Adventures of Pinocchio Baker's Wife 1996-07-26
Dusty Self - Presenter 1994-05-02
Tender Loving Care Elaine Dobbs 1993-10-03
Space Virgins from Planet Sex Gaynor 1993-04-29
The Legends of Treasure Island Jim Hawkins (voice) 1993-09-10
French & Saunders: At the Movies 1993-01-01
Red Nose of Courage Glynis Kinnock 1992-04-09
Amnesty International's Big 30 Self 1991-12-28
Spaghetti Hoops Francesca 1990-03-01
GLC: The Carnage Continues Cher as Joan Ruddock 1990-02-05
The Tale of Little Pig Robinson Porcas 1990-12-26
South Atlantic Raiders: Part 2 Argie Bargie! Frances 1990-02-08
South Atlantic Raiders: Part 1 Frances / Mrs. Shines 1990-02-08
French & Saunders LIVE 1990-03-12
Oxford Caroline 1990-02-22
The Secret Policeman’s Biggest Ball Herself 1989-01-01
An Audience With Victoria Wood Herself 1988-12-10
More Bad News Rachel 1988-02-27
The Strike Verity/Old Lady/Celebrity 1988-02-20
Mr Jolly Lives Next Door Mrs. Cooper 1988-03-05
Eat the Rich Debbie Draws 1987-10-23
Consuela (or, The New Mrs Saunders) Consuela 1986-01-01
The Comic Relief Utterly Utterly Rude Video Live 1986-04-25
Private Enterprise Nayler 1986-01-02
The Supergrass Andrea 1985-11-08
A Fistful of Travellers' Cheques Jackie 1984-01-21
Dirty Movie Monica 1984-01-07
Susie Susie 1984-01-14
Eddie Monsoon - a Life? Veronica 1984-02-04
Gino: Full Story and Pics Fiona/Frances 1984-01-28
Slags Passion 1984-02-11
War Hermine 1983-01-03
Bad News Tour Tracy 1983-01-24
The Beat Generation Eleanor 1983-01-17
Summer School Ursula 1983-01-31
Five Go Mad on Mescalin George 1983-11-02
Five Go Mad in Dorset George 1982-11-02
The Comic Strip 1981-01-01