Hugh Dennis

2012 RHS Chelsea Flower Show - Press and VIP Day

Dennis in 2012, photo by

Birth Name: Peter Hugh Dennis

Place of Birth: Kettering, Northamptonshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 13 February, 1962

Ethnicity: English

Hugh Dennis is an English comedian, actor, writer, impressionist, and voice over artist. He is known for being part of the comedy duo Punt and Dennis.

Hugh’s paternal grandfather was Hubert Ronald Dennis (the son of John Thomas Dennis and Edith Jackson).

Hugh’s paternal grandmother was Evelyn Neville-Polley (the daughter of Leonard Joseph Neville-Polley and Hannah Johnson).

Hugh’s maternal grandfather was Godfrey Parker Hinnels (the son of Henry Ambrose Hinnels and Elizabeth Susan Parker). Godfrey was born in Suffolk.

Hugh’s maternal grandmother was Winifred Mary Geard (the daughter of Arthur Henry Robert Geard and Lucy Ellen Stagg). Winifred was born in Suffolk.

In 2013, Hugh released his book Britty Britty Bang Bang: One Man’s Attempt to Understand His Country. In the book, Hugh tries to ascertain what it means to be British, which he had been thinking about ever since his Irish friend told him that he was the most British person he had ever met.

Source: Family history of Hugh Dennis –

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