Dawn French is a British actress who have shown her expertise in various fields as of comedy, presenting and writing. She famous for her starring and writings for the BBC comedy show titled as French and Saunders along with Jennifer Saunders who is also her best friend. She also played the lead role in the BBC show The Vicar of Dibley, she was in the character of Geraldine Granger. She was also nominated for different awards like “ BAFTA TV awards, and won a BAFTA Fellowship ward in 2009 along with her best friend Saunders. She was born on 11 October 1957 at Dawn Roma French in Holyhead, Wales. Her nationality is that of a british.
Know About Dawn French Early Life And Education:
Full name of Dawn French is Dawa Roma French. She was born in Holyhead on 11 October, 1957 at Wales in the family of english parents Denys Vernom and Felicity Roma. Dawn is the younger child, she has an elder brother named Grey. Her father was an officer at Royal Air Force.
The private education of Dawn French was funded by the Royal Air Force, because her father was on duty at RAF Faldingworth. For one year She went to Caistor Grammar School. Then she was admitted to a boarding school St Dunstan’s Abbey School For Girls, it is located at Plymouth there she served as a member of Downtown House. After her graduation she studied for one year at Spence School which is New York. She got all the self confidence from her father. She started studying drama at Royal central School Of Speech and Drama. At the same school she met her comedy partner Jennifer saunders, they used to live together and were encouraged by their flatmates to go for comedy, and choose it as a career option.
Insight Of Dawn French Career:
French have had a very bright career on television. She did her debut from the show “ The Comic strip Presents” on the Channel 4. She was seen in one episode of the show named ‘Five Go Mad in Dorset’ in the year 1982. Also she acted on 27 episodes of the show out of 37. She did the scripting and writing of the episodes on her own. Her experience grew when she faced a wider audience after a comedy producer named ‘Martin Lewis’ in 1981 he recorded a comedy strip for her, in which writings and sketches by both French and Saunders got featured
All About Dawn French Partner And Their Meeting:
The all rounder, Dawn French is married to Mark Bignell. He is a therapist and also a co-founder of a charity named Hamoaze House. The functions to help the alcoholics and drug abusers to incorporate them and reintegrate them back to the society. The charity was launched in Plymouth at West Hoe in 2018. Dawn French Mark live with each other at a house which belongs to Dawn which is worth 3 pounds located at Fowey, Cornwall along with their dog named Goodie and a cat Mowzer.
In an interview with Saga magazine Dawn French disclosed that in the beginning Mark had no clue that what Dawn actually does? She was able to meet Mark through her late mother Roma French when he founded the charity in collaboration with her mother. Mark is now the Chief Executive of the company. Dawn French was previously married to Sir Lenny Henry for about 25 years, but the couple got split in the year 2010.
Everything About Dawn French Music Videos And Awards:
Dawn French have also been featured in various music videos like in ‘Experiment IV’along with Hugh Laurie, Richard Vernon and Peter, the music video was of Kate Bush. Another of her project was Alison Moyet’s song “Love Letters” In the year 1987. She have also appeared in comic relief music videos. She also collaborated with Jennifer Saunders and Kathy Burke to make Lananeeneenoonoo. They created the song in order to raise money for comic relief.
French have won a lot of awards in the fields of comedy and acting. Saunders and French collectively won the Golden Rose Of Montreux award in the year 2002. She was also listed in The Observer among 50 funniest acts in the british comedy.