Hill, Alfred Hawthorne
Born: Jan 21, 1925 AD
Died: 1992 AD, at 67 years of age.
1924 - Born on January 21st in Southampton, Hampshire, England.
1949 - His talent for impressions and comic timing that were to give him his first big break on TV with the show "Hi There".
1955 - His "The Benny Hill Show" began airing.
1956-1969 - He appeared in the films "The Italian Job", "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines" and "Who Done It?".
1971 - He also had a hit record with "Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West".
1992 - Died on April 19th in Teddington, London, England due to heart failure. His remains were buried in Hollybrook Cemetery, Shirley, Southampton, England.
2002 - His memoir "Funny Peculiar, the True Story of Benny Hill" was published by Mark Lewisohn.
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