His TV credits included landmark shows such as The Real McCoy, The Fast Show, Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Have I Got News For You, The Lenny Henry Show, Grumpy Old Men, Absolutely Fabulous and last featuring in the 2nd series of the hit show Citizen Khan in 2013.Felix also performed many straight acting roles in shows as diverse as The Bill, Casualty, Vanity Fair and Empire (broadcast on …The Hallmark channel) in which he played “MAXIMUS” leader of the lost legion.
Felix is one of the few comedians that successfully appealed to a diverse audience and was truly respected amongst his peers. His unique style of comedy crossed over on the Black Comedy Circuit, and to mainstream audiences at prestigious venues such as Jongleurs, The Comedy Store, The Apollo Hammersmith, The Edinburgh Festival as well as pubs and clubs around the country and abroad.
His theatre roles have included a season with the Royal Shakespeare Company playing “AUTOLYCUS” in The Winter’s Tale and at the National Theatre alongside Dame Helen Mirren in Mourning Becomes Electra.
In the West End Felix appeared in two runs of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest alongside Christian Slater having the dubious honour of giving chicken pox to Christian during the first run thereby almost wrecking the production.
On radio Felix was a cast member and writer on the highly successful Radio 4 spoof phone in show Down the Line. The show (Created by Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson) won best Radio comedy at the Sony awards 2008. He also starred in the dramatization of Delete This at Your Peril part of The Bob Servant Emails, written by Neil Forsyth.
In 2014 Felix Dexter was posthumously given Screen Nation’s Edric Connor Inspiration award.