Plaque

Benny Hill - SW7

Erection date: 1993

Inscription

Benny Hill, 1922-1992, comedian, lived here 1960-1986, The Dead Comics Society.

Site: Benny Hill (1 memorial)

SW7, Queen's Gate, 1-2

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Benny Hill - SW7

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Benny Hill

Comedian and actor. Born Alfred Hawthorne Hill in Southampton. In his teens h...

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Benny Hill - SW7

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British Comedy Society / Dead Comics Society

Originated in the front room of John Gatenbys' family home in Highgate, durin...

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