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Elton, Benjamin Charles

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Born: 1959 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Entertainers, Satirists

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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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