The comedian Benny Hill died at the age of 68. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
English comedian and actor who starred on the television program The Benny Hill Show from 1955 to 1991. He is best known for his “run-off” gag where he would be chased by the cast of his show and other stock comedy characters.
His father and uncle were circus clowns. After his mother passed, he kept her home in the state it had been at the time of her death, as a shrine to her. He died of kidney failure due to his weight.
“I used to watch all these great fat women in the audience laughing at the comic, and I would think how wonderful it would be to be that man. He was surrounded by pretty girls, he obviously got more money than anyone else, and everyone loved him.” (Benny Hill)
“I don’t covet images or belongings. My television set and video are rented, any paintings aren’t worth a fortune, and money is of little interest.” (Benny Hill)
“I’m not against half naked girls – not as often as I’d like to be.” (Benny Hill)
“I don’t do something I won’t enjoy just for the money. I do it for the fun, for the joy of working.” (Benny Hill)
“I thought I couldn’t afford to take her out and smoke as well. So I gave up cigarettes. Then I took her out and one day I looked at her and thought: ‘Oh well,’ and I went back to smoking again, and that was better.” (Benny Hill)