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Benny Hill

1924 - 1992

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Alfred Hawthorne Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992), better known as Benny Hill, was an English comedian, actor, singer and writer. He is 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 television for several decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benny Hill has received more than 4,650,833 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Benny Hill is the 225th most popular actor (up from 240th in 2019), the 314th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 347th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Actor.

Benny Hill is most famous for his comedy sketches and songs.

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  • 4.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.84

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Benny Hill ranks 225 out of 9,996Before him are Patrick Stewart, Geoffrey Rush, Maximilian Schell, Paul Walker, John Hurt, and Julia Roberts. After him are Melina Mercouri, Dwayne Johnson, Harold Ramis, Giuliano Gemma, Caitlyn Jenner, and Jacqueline Bisset.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Benny Hill ranks 14Before him are Robert Mugabe, Eli Cohen, Truman Capote, Sarah Vaughan, Jacques Le Goff, and Jean-François Lyotard. After him are Black Dahlia, Benoit Mandelbrot, Süleyman Demirel, Paul Feyerabend, Lauren Bacall, and Ramiz Alia. Among people deceased in 1992, Benny Hill ranks 16Before him are John Cage, Mikhail Tal, Francis Bacon, Barbara McClintock, Aribert Heim, and Giovanni Falcone. After him are Li Xiannian, James E. Webb, Anthony Perkins, Satyajit Ray, Jan Oort, and Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Benny Hill ranks 314 out of 7,765Before him are Æthelred the Unready (968), Patrick Stewart (1940), John Hurt (1940), David II of Scotland (1324), William Petty (1623), and Edward Gibbon (1737). After him are Stanley Matthews (1915), Thomas Andrews (1873), Robert Falcon Scott (1868), John Herschel (1792), Anne Neville (1456), and Frederick Soddy (1877).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Benny Hill ranks 37Before him are Gary Oldman (1958), Peter Sellers (1925), David Suchet (1946), Peter Ustinov (1921), Patrick Stewart (1940), and John Hurt (1940). After him are Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Ian McShane (1942), Colin Firth (1960), Malcolm McDowell (1943), Ralph Fiennes (1962), and Sam Neill (1947).

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