Clarissa Dickson-Wright

Celebrity from United Kingdom,England

Clarissa Dickson-Wright Clarissa Dickson Wright (born 24 June 1947) is an English celebrity chef, television personality, businesswoman and formerly a barrister, who is best known as one half, along with Jennifer Paterson, of the Two Fat Ladies. Having trained as a lawyer, Dickson Wright is the youngest woman ever to be called to the Bar. Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmerelda Dickson-Wright was born in St John's Wood in London. The youngest of four children, her father, Arthur Dickson Wright, was a surgeon to the Royal Family, and her mother, Molly (née Bath), was an Australian heiress. Her cousin is comedian Alexander Armstrong. Her former brother-in-law is Byron Janis, who was married to Clarissa's elder sister, June, but the marriage ended in divorce. Born to a wealthy family, she had a Roman Catholic childhood and grew up in a nine-bedroom house in St. John's Wood that was staffed with several servants. Dickson Wright's father was an alcoholic who reportedly subjected his wife and children to verbal and physical abuse. At the age of 11, Clarissa Dickson Wright was sent to Sacred Heart School. After school Clarissa studied for the Bar at Gray's Inn, while  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Clarissa Teresa Dickson-Wright
Date of birth
Place of birth
United Kingdom,England
Businessperson, Barrister, Celebrity chef, Celebrity, Chef, Politician


Institution From To
University College London

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