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TV Host Bennett Dies

10 April 2009 5:10 AM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

Popular British comedian and TV game show host Lennie Bennett has died, at the age of 70.

The star - real name Mike Berry - suffered a fall at his house in Blackpool, England and died at a nearby hospital on Wednesday night.

Bennett first found fame in the 1970s as a star of hit U.K. TV comedy show the Lennie and Jerry Show, alongside Jerry Stevens.

He achieved further success in the 1980s as the host of top-rated quiz shows Punchlines, Celebrity Squares and Lucky Ladders.

No further details were available as WENN went to press. »

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