by Dawn French
Category: Biographies / General
Publication date: 9 October 2008
Number of pages: 384
Prizes: Shortlisted for Galaxy British Book Awards: Tesco Biography of the Year 2009.
Shortlisted for Biographers' Club Prize for Best First Biography 2009.
Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, with a career that has spanned nearly three decades, encompassing a vast array of characters. This book chronicles the extraordinary rise of Dawn from her early years as an RAF child and her flat-sharing antics with Jennifer Saunders, to her outspoken views on sizism.
Dawn French was born in Wales in 1957. She trained to be a drama teacher at London's Central School of Speech and Drama where she met Jennifer Saunders, leading to one of the most successful partnerships in British comedy. Dawn French has numerous television credits to her name, the most notable of which is her role in The Vicar of Dibley. She is married to the comedian Lenny Henry with whom she has a daughter.
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