Michael French

Michael French
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Michael French Biography

Michael French (born 17 September 1962 in Bow, East London) is an English actor.

French was born Michael Clark to parents David (a greengrocer) and Sheila in East London, but grew up in Essex.

He was soon appearing in school productions, while weekends and evenings were spent at dancing classes and rehearsals for shows put on by the local drama club.

At the age of 20 French landed a job as an entertainer (blue coat) at the Holiday Club International in Majorca.

When he returned to Britain aged 22 French got his first acting break in the musical Godspell at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford, Essex. Bit parts on stage followed, including playing the Genie in Aladdin in a Christmas pantomime. Read Full Bio >>