Benny Hill

1924 - 1992

Benny Hill

Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show, an amalgam of slapstick, burlesque, and double entendre in a format that included live comedy and filmed segments with Hill at the focus of almost every segment. Hill was a prominent figure in British culture for nearly four decades. His show proved to be one of the great success stories of television comedy and was among the most-watched programmes in the UK with the audience peaking at more than 21 million in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benny Hill has received more than 3,017,648 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 179th most popular actor.

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  • 67.14

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  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Benny Hill ranks 178 out of 8,832Before him are John Hurt, Jane Birkin, Martin Sheen, Dianne Wiest, Diane Keaton, and Jean-Louis Trintignant. After him are David Suchet, Maximilian Schell, George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, David Carradine, and Nicole Kidman.

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Among people born in 1924, Benny Hill ranks 13Before him are Kim Dae-jung, Süleyman Demirel, Robert Mugabe, Jean-François Lyotard, Truman Capote, and Sarah Vaughan. After him are Benoit Mandelbrot, Lys Assia, Jacques Le Goff, Ramiz Alia, Paul Feyerabend, and Lauren Bacall. Among people deceased in 1992, Benny Hill ranks 13Before him are Menachem Begin, Astor Piazzolla, Francis Bacon, John Cage, Olivier Messiaen, and Mikhail Tal. After him are Anthony Perkins, Giovanni Falcone, Barbara McClintock, Jan Oort, Aribert Heim, and Satyajit Ray.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Benny Hill ranks 294 out of 5,347Before him are Jane Birkin (1946), John Galsworthy (1867), Jackie Stewart (1939), Clement Attlee (1883), Thomas Andrews (1873), and Alexander Pope (1688). After him are David Suchet (1946), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), J. M. Barrie (1860), Ken Follett (1949), George Paget Thomson (1892), and Robert Brown (1773).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Benny Hill ranks 27Before him are Ben Kingsley (1943), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Helen Mirren (1945), Peter Ustinov (1921), John Hurt (1940), and Jane Birkin (1946). After him are David Suchet (1946), Malcolm McDowell (1943), Gary Oldman (1958), Peter Sellers (1925), Angela Lansbury (1925), and Ian McShane (1942).