Sir Lenny Henry is a Dudley-born stand-up comedian/ TV personality and actor who has starred in his own sketch and chat shows as well as numerous TV, stage productions and Comic Relief.
His early comedy shows included characters such as Theophilus P. Wildebeeste and Deakus.
Henry's acting credits include "Chef!", "Coast To Coast", "Broadchurch" and stage roles, including Othello, Fences, Educating Rita and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.
In 2019 he published the autobiography, "Who Am I, Again?".