Name: Professor SIMON PEACH
Aka's: n/a
Nationality: British
Role: Computer expert - for disabling the Turin traffic control centre.
Previous Convictions: n/a

Memorable Quote:
"Are they big? I like them big....BIG"

Real name: Benny Hill (Birth name: Alfred Hawthorn Hill)
Born: 21st January 1924 in Southampton, Hampshire, UK
Died: 18th April 1992 in Teddington, Middlesex, UK. (heart attack)

Was introduced to the theatre and Burlesque Shows by his grandfather when he was young - it was this experience that brought out his effortless comic timing and acting ability.

BIOGRAPHY - A Glimpse...

Drawn to the lights of London..
Hill's blossoming theatre talents were cut short by the second World War. After serving in the British army he was drawn to the lights of London, UK.
He appearing in variety shows and it was there that he adopted the stage name Benny Hill (after one of his favourite comedians, Jack Benny).

He went on to form a short double act with Reg Varney and did various radio shows, but it was his talent for impressions and comic timing that were to give him his first big break on TV with the show Hi There in 1949.

Instant hit
The Benny Hill Show aired in 1955 and Hill had an instant hit on his hands. The shows controversial slapstick comedy, cheeky humour, songs and impressions were to make it a hit for the next 40 years.

He also had a hit record with Ernie The Fastest Milkman In The West and was handed film scripts left, right and centre - he played cameo parts in Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines, The Italian Job and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

A much loved star...
In 1979 The Benny Hill Show hit the shores of the US for the first time. It was an instant hit with the American audience and he became a much loved star.
The show won a Golden Rose Of Montreaux Award and a BAFTA and was aired worldwide in over 100 countries.

Hill's long television career came to an end when his show was canned in 1989, but he carried on working in the US until a heart attack got the best of this great man in 1992.

Career Information
Benny Hill wrote, composed and produced many of his television shows and films.


Benny Hill: A Tribute (1992)
Benny Hill's World: New York! (1991) (TV)
Benny Hill's Video Sideshow (1982)
To See Such Fun (1977)
The Best of Benny Hill (1974) (TV)
The Waiters (1971)
The Benny Hill Show (1969) TV Series
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes (1965)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1964) (TV)
Light Up the Sky! (1960)
Pantomania: Babes in the Wood (1957) (TV)
Who Done It? (1956)
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