Dawn French BioGraphy

Hello Friends! Today we have been presented in front of all the people, about the life introduction of the very hot and beautiful British actress Dawn Roma French. Many films of the British film industry have been done by Dawn. French is a very successful and popular actress as well as a comedian, presenter and writer. Today, through this important post of ours, we will talk about the biography of her. If you want to get complete information about the biography of this  French, please stay tuned with So.She starred in the BBC comedy sketch shows French and Saunders, and was also the author of the show. Her best friend and comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, also starred in the show. She is very famous for the French and Saunders shows. In addition, she played the lead role as Geraldine Granger in the BBC sitcom The Wicker of Dibli. And she is very famous for this role.She has been nominated seven times for BAFTA TV Awards. In 2009, she won a BAFTA fellowship with Saunders.

Dawn French BioGraphy

She was born in Holyhead, Wales. She was born in a Christian family. She was born on 11 October 1957 AD. Her father’s name is Denys Vernon French and her mother’s name is Felicity Roma. Her father died on 11 September 1977. And her mother died in 2012. Her parents had married in their home town of Plymouth. Dawn has an elder brother named Gary. Denys Vernon French served in the Royal Air Force stationed in the RAF Valley. Her RAF partially funded private education.


While Denys was stationed at the former RAF Fallingworth, her daughter attended the Castor Grammar School in Castor for a year. After that French took admission in boarding school at St Dunston’s Abbey School for Girls in Plymouth. Here she did her high school studies and was also a member of Downton House. After graduating from high school, Dawn enrolled in New York’s Spence School to study where she spent a year. She won a debate scholarship while attending boarding school. Her father had attempted suicide twice. But her father had never told her or her brother about her illness. Denys committed suicide when Dawn was nineteen years old.  She took admission in the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 1977 from where she studied drama. She met her future comedy partner, Jennifer Saunders, at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.She and Jennifer Saunders came from RAF backgrounds.Both grew up on the same basis. She completed a probationary year of teaching at Parliament Hill School for Girls.

Personal Life

Dawn first met Lenny Henry on the alternative comedy circuit. If you do not know who Lenny Henry is, then let us tell that he is a comedian. After dating for a few months, French married Lenny Henry on 20 October 1984 in Covent Garden, London. The couple has adopted a daughter named Billie. After 25 years of marriage, the couple announced on 6 April 2010 that they were separating from each other. And after a year of separation, the couple got divorced. In 2011, she started dating Mark Bignell. Was. Mark Bignell is the charity executive. French lived with Mark Bignell in Fowey, Cornwall, in a mansion opposite Readymoney Cove. She sold the Fowie property in May 2021. And then she moves to live with Mark in an 1868 Gothic Revival property in Calstock. She was named as the new chancellor of Falmouth University in September 2014.

Real Name Dawn Roma French
Nick Name Dawn
Age 63 year old
Date Of Birth 11 October 1957 
  • British
  • English
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place Holyhead, United Kingdom
  • Actress
  • Comedian
  • Presenter
  • Writer
Zodiac Sign
Active year 1981–present
Father Denys Vernon French
Mother Felicity Roma
Sister Vanessa Johansson
Brother  Name Gary
Husband Name
  • Lenny Henry (m. 1984; div. 2010)​
  • Mark Bignell ​(m. 2013)
Children Billie Henry
  • St Dunstan’s Abbey School
  • Caistor Grammar School, Lincolnshire
  • Spence School, New York
University Central School of Speech and Drama
Qualification Gradate
Physical Status
Dawn French BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 1.52 m
Body Slim
Weight 102 kg
Eye Colour Dark brown
Hair Colour Light brown
Shoe Size 8(US)
Bra (Breast Approx Size 45
Hip Size Approx 40
Waist Size Approx 30
Dress Size 18 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Ex-husband Name
  • Lenny Henry (m. 1984; div. 2010)​
  • Mark Bignell ​(m. 2013)
Boy Friend Name
 Social Media
Instagram Hit here
Twitter Hit here

Net Worth

According to the latest news her net worth around  $10 million.

Physical Appearance

The height of Dawn Roma French is around 5 feet 0 inches 52.4 cm, their weight is around 102 kg. Her hair color is light brown and their eye color is dark brown, due to which her beauty increases even more. Due to this beauty, she has created a buzz in the film industry and remains the subject of much discussion in the media.


She was chosen as the face of Terry’s Chocolate Orange. Se had advertised Chocolate Orange till August 2007. And after that she were removed. She has also advertised in the advertisements of Churchill Insurance Company.


She has written an autobiography titled Dear Fatty. This book of her is one of the best selling book. She her. An advance of £1.5 million was paid for the book. She released the book “Dear Fatty” in 2008.Her second book is “Me. You. A Diary” in 2017 which she released non-fiction book A Diary.French has also written four novels. In 2010, she wrote the first novel “A Tiny Bit Marvelous”. After that in 2012 wrote her second novel ” Oh Dear Silvia”. In 2020, she wrote her fourth novel “Because of You”.

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