Reference Entry

Hill, Alfred Hawthorne [Benny] (1924-1992), comedian

Barry Took

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Hill, Alfred Hawthorne [Benny] (1924-1992), comedian, was born in Southampton on 25 January 1924, the younger son and second of three children of Alfred Hill (d. 1971), a former circus performer and the manager of a surgical appliance shop in Southampton, and his wife, Helen, née Cave. His father's occupation ...

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