Lenny Henry Rank
About Lenny Henry
Before Lenny Henry got on television in 1984, he had done comedy in the social clubs known as working men’s clubs by impersonating a variety of characters.
He started doing stand-up comedy in 1980 and by 1984, he had landed his own sketch comedy show on BBC, “The Lenny Henry Show”.
He is also known as a co-founder of the charity, Comic Relief, alongside scriptwriter Richard Curtis. He has also starred in shows such as “Chef!”, “Tiswas” and “The Magicians”.
He was one of seven children born to Jamaican immigrants to Britain, Winifred Louise Henry and Winston Jervis Henry.
He later found out his mother had conceived him after having an affair with Augustus Green, also a Jamaican immigrant.
He was married to actress and comedian, Dawn French, the mother of his daughter, from 1984 to 2010.
He was a recipient of the 2016 BAFTA Television: Special Award.
He narrated the audiobook for the novel, “Anansi Boys”.
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F.A.Q. about Lenny Henry
When is his birthday?
Lenny Henry's birthday is on August 29, 1958.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lenny Henry's birthday is in 33 days
How old is he?
He is 62 years old.
Where is Lenny Henry from?
He was born in Dudley, England, UK.
Lenny Henry's Popularity
Lenny Henry is a famous English comedian, actor, and writer, who was born on August 29, 1958. As a person born on this date, Lenny Henry is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (August 29) and the 70th most popular for the year (1958).
People born on August 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Lenny Henry is the 1198th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Lenny Henry's birthday, Lenny Henry is the 1149th most famous English and ranks 1st in famous people born in Dudley, England, UK.
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