Floella Benjamin

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TV Actress
Date of Birth September 23, 1949
Place of Birth Trinidad And Tobago
Age 71 years old
Horoscope Libra

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Floella Benjamin

Floella Karen Yunies Benjamin, Baroness Benjamin, is a Trinidadian-British actress, author, television presenter, singer, businesswoman and politician. She is known as presenter of children's programmes such as Play School, Play Away and Fast Forward. On 28 June 2010, Lady Benjamin was introduced to the House of Lords as a life peer nominated by the Liberal Democrats.

Born: Floella Karen Yunies Benjamin, September 23, 1949, Pointe-à-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago
Political party: Liberal Democrats
Occupation: Presenter, actress, author, singer, businesswoman, politician
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About Floella Benjamin

Author and singer who became known as a presenter on children's programs like Play School.

Before Fame

She worked at a bank while attending night school, then began working as an actress in West End musicals.


She has held many offices in her life, including Chairman of BAFTA and Governor of the National Film and Television School.

Family Life

She married Keith Taylor in 1980.


She had a small role in the film Run Fatboy Run, starring Simon Pegg.

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