Lenny Henry


Birthday August 29, 1958

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Dudley, England

Age 65 years old

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English television actor, comedian and TV host who starred in Chef! and played a major role in the 1991 film, Bernard and the Genie. In 1985, he co-founded the charity Comic Relief with Richard Curtis. He also presented BBC One's The Magicians.

Before Fame

He had his first acting role in a stage production of The Black and White Minstrel Show.


He has done voice acting for Big and Small and Tinga Tinga Tales.

Family Life

He was married to Dawn French from 1984 to 2010. They adopted a daughter named Billie together.

Associated With

He acted alongside Daniel Radcliffe in the 2004 film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.