What is Les Dennis famous for?

Les Dennis is a British television personality and comedian who is famous for his versatile career spanning several decades.

He initially gained fame as a comedian, establishing himself as a stand-up performer in the 1970s and 1980s. His witty and humorous performances on various comedy shows, including “The Laughter Show” and “Russ Abbot’s Madhouse,” helped him build a solid reputation as a talented comic in the UK.

However, Les Dennis became a household name and achieved widespread recognition for his long-running role as the host of the popular game show “Family Fortunes.”

He hosted the show from 1987 to 2002, making him one of the most recognizable faces on British television during that period. ”

In addition to his work on “Family Fortunes,” Les Dennis has appeared in various other television programs and stage productions.

He showcased his acting skills by taking on dramatic roles, such as his portrayal of Michael Rodwell in the popular British soap opera “Coronation Street” from 2014 to 2016.

Beyond his television and acting career, Les Dennis has also made appearances on reality shows, participated in charity events, and continued his stand-up comedy performances.