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Jimmy Hill (I) (1927–2015)

Jimmy Hill was born on July 22, 1927 in Balham, London, England as James William Thomas Hill. He is known for his work on For Amusement Only (1968), The Big Match (1968) and Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969). He was married to Bryony, Gloria Hill and Heather Hill. He died on December 19, 2015 in Sussex, England. See full bio »


(age 88) in Sussex, England, UK

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For Amusement Only
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 1965-1967 United! (TV Series) (football advisor - 147 episodes)
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TV commercial for Heineken Beer (2001)

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He was appointed OBE for services to football in 1994. A statue of him was unveiled outside Coventry's ground in 2011. See more »

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