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|
|Twitter:||Floella Benjamin's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Floella Benjamin's IMDb|
About Floella Benjamin
Author and singer who became known as a presenter on children's programs like Play School.
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.
She married Keith Taylor in 1980.
She had a small role in the film Run Fatboy Run, starring Simon Pegg.
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