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Lenny: A Biography Of Lenny Henry By Jonathan Margolis

Lenny: A Biography Of Lenny Henry
by Jonathan Margolis

Lenny Henry is the only mainstream black comedian appealing to both young and old. Famous at school for his impressions, he won "New Faces" in 1975 on the strength of that talent and launched his career. This is his biography.

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Lenny: A Biography Of Lenny Henry Summary

'I have to believe in what I do because I can't plumb and I can't mend cars' Lenny Henry Lenny Henry is the Frank Bruno of the comedy circuit,the only truly successful mainstream black comedian appealing to young and old alike.Born in Dudley,West Midlands to Jamaican parents the young Lenny became a legend in his own school lunchtime for his uncanny abilities as a mimic.His impressions ranged from Tommy Cooper and Frank Spencer to Muhammad Ali and in 1975 they won him a place on tv's talent show New Faces and launched his career. Jonathan Margolis's biography charts his rise to fame and the launch of Comic Relief,his early family years and the headline making marriage to Dawn French,in an interesting and entertaining look at one of the most visible Black British men of the nineties.

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Lenny: A Biography Of Lenny Henry
Jonathan Margolis
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Orion Publishing Co
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