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Felix Dexter is an English actor, comedian, and writer.


Early life

Born in St Kitts in the West Indies, he moved to London with his family at the age of seven.

Stand-up comedy

He has won several awards for his stand-up performances.


Has featured on BBC Radio 4's Down the Line (radio series).


Dexter's characters and comic writing have been featured on the BBC's The Lenny Henry Show, The Fast Show and The Real McCoy.

Played the title role of Captain Crimson on the children's show Look and Read.

Dexter has also played more serious roles in dramas such as The Bill and Casualty.

He has appeared on Absolutely Fabulous as Saffron's lover, John Johnston, and on the BBC docu soap Grumpy Old Men where over 35 year olds complain about modern life and other people. He co-wrote the 15 Storeys High episode The Ice Queen where he also appeared as a preacher.

He also appeared on Have I Got News For You.


Dexter has appeared in a season of three of Shakespeare's Late Plays in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. In 2006 he starred in One flew over the Cuckoo's nest with Christian Slater and Alex Kingston in London's West End.

In 2009 he will be appearing in Edgar White's Man & Soul at Old Spitalfields Market.

Dexter is a resident of north London.

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