Dennis Leslie Eliott (born 18 August 1950,Peckham, London) is most famous as the drummer who played for Foreigner from 1976 until 1991 (though some sources say 1992). In later years he became a professional sculptor.
Dennis Elliott played the drums with his family band at age 5 doing shows around London. As a teenager, he joined The Tea Set with his older brother Raymond, who sang and played trumpet. At sixteen he played in the band Ferris Wheel. He later played with the Britishjazz-rockgroup, IF, appearing on their first five studioalbums and a liverecording.
In 1976, he joined and became the original drummer with Foreigner and officially left the band as of January 2002.
After leaving the music industry behind, Elliott turned towards sculpture, working primarily with the medium of wood. Self-taught, many of his works have been vessels made of burlwood, sculpted wall mirrors, wall sculptures, and orbital sculptures.