Les Dawson

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Birthday
2, 1931
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 10, 1993 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1931
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 10, 1993 (62)

About

British comedian who starred in 'The Les Dawson Show.' He had a deadpan style of humor and was known for making jokes about his wife and mother-in law.

Before Fame

He initially intended to become a professional pianist and performed in a Parisian brothel. He also wrote poetry when he was younger but kept it a secret from others because it was uncommon for someone of a working class background to have any literary ambitions.

Trivia

He made his television debut on the talent show Opportunity Knocks in 1967.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Margaret, who he was married to from 1960 until her death in 1986 from cancer. In 1989 he married his second wife Tracy. They had a daughter, Charlotte, together in 1992.

Associated With

Following in his footsteps, Lee Evans is a renowned British comedian.