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Hugh Dennis was born in 1962 as Peter Hugh Dennis. He is an actor and writer, known for My Hero (2000), Outnumbered (2007) and Canned Carrott (1990). He has been married to Catherine Louise (Kate) Abbot-Anderson since June 15, 1996. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

My Hero
My Hero Dr. Piers Crispin
(2000-2007)
Outnumbered
(2007-2016)
Canned Carrott
Canned Carrott Various Characters
(1990)
Mock the Week
Mock the Week Himself
(2005-2017)

Filmography

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 2014-2017 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Toby / Captain Morris
- Enough (2017) ... Toby
- Marriage Guidance (2017) ... Toby
- Charlie (2017) ... Toby
- Hot Tub (2017) ... Toby
- Babysitting (2017) ... Toby
 2007-2016 Outnumbered (TV Series)
Pete
- Christmas Special 2016 (2016) ... Pete
- Spartacus the Musical (2014) ... Pete
- Communication Skills (2014) ... Pete
- Into the Wilderness (2014) ... Pete
- House of Hormones (2014) ... Pete
 2016 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Milo Craven
- The Village That Rose from the Dead (2016) ... Milo Craven
 2016 Fleabag (TV Series)
Bank Manager
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Bank Manager
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Bank Manager
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Bank Manager
 2016 Drunk History: UK (TV Series)
Napoleon / Richard III
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... Napoleon
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Richard III
 2015 Ballot Monkeys (TV Series)
Martin Frost
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Martin Frost
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Martin Frost
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Martin Frost
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Martin Frost
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Martin Frost
 2014 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Bill Onion
- Over to Bill (2014) ... Bill Onion
 2013 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Dr. Shaw
- Endless Night (2013) ... Dr. Shaw
 2013 All Stars
Mr. Hart
 2010 Pete & Dud: The Lost Sketches (TV Movie)
Performer
 2009 Hotel Babylon (TV Series)
Jim Doody
- Episode #4.7 (2009) ... Jim Doody
 2009 New Tricks (TV Series)
Tony Granville
- Fresh Starts (2009) ... Tony Granville
 2000-2007 My Hero (TV Series)
Dr. Piers Crispin
- Believe (2007) ... Dr. Piers Crispin
- Not for Prophet (2006) ... Dr. Piers Crispin
- Top of the Table (2006) ... Dr. Piers Crispin
- Dermoman (2006) ... Dr. Piers Crispin
- Sidekick (2006) ... Dr. Piers Crispin
 2007 Kombat Opera Presents (TV Series)
- Manorama (2007)
 2005 Buried Alive
 2004 Fat Slags
Immigration Officer 2
 2003 The Strategic Humor Initiative (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 2002 TV to Go (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #2.1 (2002) ... Various Roles
 2000 Happy Hour (TV Series)
Jed Cake
- Episode #1.8 (2000) ... Jed Cake (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... Jed Cake (voice)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Jed Cake (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Jed Cake (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Jed Cake (voice)
 2000 Doctors (TV Series)
Nick Browning
- Love Is the Drug (2000) ... Nick Browning
 1997 Brass Eye (TV Series)
Dr. Balb Kubrox
- Science (1997) ... Dr. Balb Kubrox
 1996 The Detectives (TV Series)
Seth
- The Great Escape (1996) ... Seth
 1994 The Easter Stories (TV Series)
Gardener
- The Gardeners' Take (1994) ... Gardener
 1992 A Word in your Era (TV Series)
King John / Noah
- Episode #1.7 (1992) ... King John
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Noah
 1992 Springing Lenin (TV Short)
Peter
 1992 Me, You and Him (TV Series)
Harry Dunstan
- The Long Dark Night of the Thingy (1992) ... Harry Dunstan
- Off His Trolley (1992) ... Harry Dunstan
- On the Town (1992) ... Harry Dunstan
- The Road to Wembley (1992) ... Harry Dunstan
- Crime and Punishment (1992) ... Harry Dunstan
 1989-1992 Spitting Image (TV Series)
Norman Lamont / Paul Gascoigne / Frank Bruno / ...
- Episode #13.6 (1992) ... Pope John Paul II / Michael Heseltine / John Cole / ... (voice)
- Episode #13.5 (1992) ... Norman Lamont / Bryan Gould / Paul Gascoigne / ... (voice)
- Episode #13.4 (1992) ... Norman Lamont / Michael Heseltine / Peter Lilley / ... (voice)
- Episode #13.3 (1992) ... Norman Lamont / Peter Lilley / Harry Carpenter / ... (voice)
- Episode #13.2 (1992) ... Michael Heseltine / Norman Lamont / Frank Bruno / ... (voice)
 1991 Paul Merton: The Series (TV Series)
Horse
- Episode #1.6 (1991) ... Horse (voice)
 1991 Gordon the Gopher (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (voice)
 1990 Canned Carrott (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1987 Carrott Confidential (TV Series)
Various Characters
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the character, Ezekiel Spriggs, in the BBC Radio comedy "Revolting People", set in Baltimore in 1770.

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Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Steve Punt] In 1983 I caught a glimpse of this bedraggled-looking bloke in the carpark at the ADC [Theatre] at Cambridge. Steve was a sort of comedy god in the Footlights; I was just blissfully dipping my toe in now and again. Eventually I joined the Footlights and went up to Edinburgh to the Fringe, where the Footlights took on proper actors in a game of football. After two minutes, Steve ... See more »

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Took part in Sport Relief 2016 at the Velodrome in the Olympic Park, London. He fell off the bike. See more »

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