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Elton, Benjamin Charles

Born: 1959 AD
Currently alive, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Entertainers, Satirists


1959 - Elton was born in Catford, London on May 3, 1959.


1979 - Elton studied at Godalming Grammar School and the University of Manchester.


1980 - After leaving the university, Elton became a stand-up comedian and comedy writer.


1981 - Elton joined Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson at the Comedy Store in London. He was paid £15 every time he performed his comedy routine, and soon became one of the regular.


1985 - Elton produced his first solo script the comedy-drama series Happy Families and began his successful writing partnership with Richard Curtis.


1988 - Elton published his first novel, Stark.


1990 - Elton starred in his own sitcom entitled The Man from Auntie.


2000 - Elton diverted his attention to film directing.


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