(1972) She acted in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical, "Jesus Christ Superstar," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Paul Nicholas, Stephen Tate, Dana Gillespie, and Diane Langton in the cast.
Floella Benjamin OBE
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I meet people who grew up with our shows, and they say I'm part of their life. Children's TV wasn't a stepping stone to further a career - infact it was considered a bit inferior - but nowadays presenters use it as a showcase. It's 'Here I am, I want to be a star.' A lot of it is led by pop music and videos...
She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to broadcasting.