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Mr. Ben Elton
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
I found a fan's internet site on me in which he got almost everything wrong, including I'd changed my name. I was born Benjamin Elton. My father's family were German Jews who adopted British nationality after the War and my uncle, who served in the British Army, changed his name, under Army instructions, from the Jewish Eronberg to Elton because he wanted the same initials. My father said, "...
His comedy, "Popcorn", performed at the Apollo Theatre, was awarded the 1998 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award for Best New Comedy of the 1997 season.