Benny Hill

English comedian and actor (1924-1992)

Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian, actor and singer, notable for his long-running television programme The Benny Hill Show.[1][2]

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A scene from The Benny Hill Show
Alfred Hawthorne Hill

(1924-01-21)21 January 1924
Died20 April 1992(1992-04-20) (aged 68)
Cause of deathCoronary thrombosis
OccupationActor, singer, comedian
Years active1949–1992
TelevisionThe Benny Hill Show
Parent(s)Alfred Hawthorn Hill
Helen Florence Hill


  1. Craig Wolff (21 April 1992). "Benny Hill, 67, English Comedian And Creator of TV Show, Is Dead". New York Times.
  2. Took, Barry. "Hill, Alfred Hawthorne (Benny): 1924–1992, comedian". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 6 June 2011.