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Helen Lederer

Helen Lederer was born on September 24, 1954 in Llandovery, Wales. She is an actress and writer, known for Happy Families (1985), Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016) and The Young Ones (1982). She is married to Chris Browne. She was previously married to Roger Alton. See full bio »
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Known For

Happy Families
Happy Families Flossie
The Young Ones
The Young Ones Bank Teller / Gwendolyn
The Kid
The Kid Mrs. Saunders


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 2019 For the Love of Ella (TV Movie) (filming)
Miss Noble
 2018 To Trend on Twitter (Short) (completed)
 2017 The Ballad of a Haunted Man (Short) (completed)
 2018 Some Sketches in a Shed (TV Series)
Tooth Fairy
 2016 Sarah Chong Is Going to Kill Herself (Short)
HR Pam
 2016 The Gridiron
Derek's Mother
 2013-2015 Hollyoaks (TV Series)
 2013-2015 Old Jack's Boat (TV Series)
Miss Bowline-Hitch
 2015 Doctors (TV Series)
Safia Jobson
 1992-2012 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
 2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie
Rich Aunt Ruby
 1992-2011 Casualty (TV Series)
Dr. Hilary Oppe / Maria Harrop
 2010 Little Howard's Big Question (TV Series)
Big Howard's Mum
 2010 Hotel Trubble (TV Series)
 2010 The Kid
Mrs. Saunders
 2009 Mist: Sheepdog Tales (TV Series)
Lord Roberta / Colleen Cow
 2009 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Marjorie Attfield
 2008 Genie in the House (TV Series)
 2008 Love Soup (TV Series)
 2006 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Kath Harrison
 2004 Fat Slags
Hysterical UN Woman
 2004 Mile High (TV Series)
 2002 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1999 Seagulls
Newsagent #1
 1988-1998 French and Saunders (TV Series)
Make-up Artist / Baby Sue
 1998 MediEvil (Video Game)
Miami Shongama (voice)
 1998 Speak Like a Child
Ms Feggetter
 1997 Paul Merton in Galton and Simpson's... (TV Series)
Agency Woman
 1997 The Baldy Man (TV Series)
Various / Receptionist
 1997 Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (Video)
 1996 Jack and Jeremy's Real Lives (TV Series)
Various Roles
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Yvonne Quail
 1995 A Day Full of Animals and Songs (Video)
Molly (voice)
 1995 For Amusement Only (TV Series)
 1994 Solitaire for 2
 1994 The Easter Stories (TV Series)
Mary Magdalene
 1993 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
Andrea Temple
 1992 A Word in your Era (TV Series)
Florence Nightingale / Elizabeth I / Enid Blyton
 1991-1992 Bottom (TV Series)
Lady Natasha Letitia Sarah Jane Wellesley Obstromsky Ponsonsky Smythe Smythe Smythe Smythe Oblomov Boblomov Dob, 3rd Viscomptress of Moldavia / Nurse
 1992 Virtual Murder (TV Series)
Meriel Connors
 1992 Harry Enfield's Television Programme (TV Series)
 1990 London Underground (TV Series)
 1989 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Radio Presenter
 1987 Hello Mum (TV Series)
Various roles
 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series)
 1986 Dangerous Brothers Present: World of Danger (Video)
Prostitute 'Martin' (segments "Kinky Sex" / "Babysitting")
 1985-1986 Girls on Top (TV Series)
Felicity / Debbie
 1986 Naked Video (TV Series)
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
 1984 Little Armadillos (TV Series)
 1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Bank Teller / Gwendolyn
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (83 credits)

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Mother of model and actress Hannah Lederer (b. 1990).

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