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Benny Hill was when Alfred Hawthorne Hill in Southampton, Hampshire, England, and attended school there. After the Second World War he worked as a milkman, sellers, stage assistant and amateur actor. He made his television debut in 1949. In the early 1950s he became a popular radio host. In 1955 he was awarded with the BBC 's first television show. He made his film debut in 1956 in the comedy Who Done It?.
In 1969 he moved from the BBC to Thames Television , and began his sketch series The Benny Hill Show, which was produced until 1989 and sold in over 100 countries there. The skits in which Hill always appeared in various guises and roles, were often marked by sexual ambiguity. Hill sat techniques such as slapstick , mime and parody , and thus became internationally popular British comedian. His shows have been in the United States far more appreciated than in his homeland. Hill was also a musician successful: in 1971, he had fun with his song, "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)" for four weeks at No. 1 on the British charts .
1989 Thames Television's his show was canceled. Official reason was the sexual innuendo in his sketches, which were denounced by some as a woman disdaining, while others saw it as just harmless allusions to common human weaknesses. Real reason was declining ratings, which resulted from ongoing repetitions. Hill retired in 1991 and started a new series in the United States: Benny Hill's World Tour, from the Hills before death but only one episode in New York could be produced.
Hills health deteriorated from the mid-1980s, he suffered from heart problems. The doctors told him in 1992 that he absolutely had to go on a diet, and recommended him a bypass surgery , which he refused. He died on 20 , 1992, probably of a heart attack, isolated in his apartment in Teddington, London, where he was found a few days later. It was said that he was buried with all his jewelry. When his grave was broken several times, the grave was sealed with a concrete slab on the orders of his relatives.
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