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Dennis Kirkland (1942–2006)

Dennis Kirkland was one of Britain's top television comedy producers and directors and best-known for his long association with Benny Hill. He worked with Hill for more than 18 years, first as a floor manager, then as a director and producer. He was, finally, Hill's best friend and confidant and wrote a revealing memoir of the comedian. Born in ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 63) in London, England, UK

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Filmography

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 2003 Fear an Phoist (TV Series)
 1993 Freddie Starr (TV Series)
 1991 Benny Hill: Unseen (TV Movie)
 1979-1989 The Benny Hill Show (TV Series) (25 episodes)
- Episode #19.3 (1989)
- The Crook Report (1989)
- Episode #18.2 (1988)
 1988 Benny Hill's Crazy World (Video)
 1985 Video Spotlight (Video)
 1983 Jim Davidson's Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.1 (1983)
 1982 The Eric Sykes 1990 Show (TV Movie)
 1981 Benny Hill's Video Revue (Video)
 1979 The Ken Dodd Laughter Show (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1979)
- Episode #1.5 (1979)
- Episode #1.4 (1979)
- Episode #1.3 (1979)
- Episode #1.2 (1979)
 1978 The Tommy Cooper Hour (TV Movie)
 1978 London Night Out (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1978)
- Episode #1.7 (1978)
- Episode #1.6 (1978)
- Episode #1.5 (1978)
- Episode #1.4 (1978)
 1977 Night Out at the London Casino (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1977)
- Episode #1.6 (1977)
- Episode #1.5 (1977)
- Episode #1.4 (1977)
- Episode #1.3 (1977)
 1976 What's on Next? (TV Series)
 1976 Bill Dainty, Esq. (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1976)
- Episode #1.5 (1976)
- Episode #1.4 (1976)
- Episode #1.3 (1976)
- Episode #1.2 (1976)
 1972 Rainbow (TV Series)
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Father of Joanna Kirkland. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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