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Michael Bentine (1922–1996)

Michael Bentine was born on January 26, 1922 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. He was a writer and actor, known for Potty Time (1973), The Bumblies (1954) and The Sandwich Man (1966). He was married to Clementina Stuart and Marie Barradell. He died on November 26, 1996 in The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London, England. See full bio »
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Known For

Potty Time Writer
(1973)
The Bumblies Writer
(1954)
(1966)
ITV Play of the Week Teddy Brewster
(1958)

Filmography

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  Potty Time (TV Series) (deviser - 7 episodes, 1973) (written by - 7 episodes, 1973)
- Father Christmas (1973) ... (deviser) / (written by)
- World War One Aces (1973) ... (deviser) / (written by)
- Robin Hood (1973) ... (deviser) / (written by)
- Movie Monsters (1973) ... (deviser) / (written by)
- North West Frontier (1973) ... (deviser) / (written by)
 1971 Bachelor of Arts (Short) (story)
 1970 It's Tommy Cooper (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1970) ... (written by)
 1969 The Dave Allen Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Comedy Is King (TV Special)
 1966 All Square (TV Series)
 1966 The Sandwich Man (original story and screenplay)
  It's a Square World (TV Series) (writer - 56 episodes, 1960 - 1964) (deviser - 52 episodes, 1960 - 1964)
- Episode #7.13 (1964) ... (writer)
- Episode #7.12 (1964) ... (deviser) / (writer)
- Episode #7.11 (1964) ... (deviser) / (writer)
- Episode #7.10 (1964) ... (deviser) / (writer)
- Episode #7.9 (1964) ... (deviser) / (writer)
 1962 That Was the Week That Was (TV Series)
 1958-1959 After Hours (TV Series) (writer - 19 episodes)
- Episode #2.13 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.12 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.11 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.10 (1959) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.9 (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 The Julie Andrews Show (TV Mini-Series) (script: Kenneth Williams - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... (script: Kenneth Williams)
 1954 The Bumblies (TV Series)
 1953 Forces' Sweetheart (writer - uncredited)
 1952 Goonreel (TV Movie)
 1952 Trial Gallop (TV Movie) (devised by) / (written by)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (50 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

1988: "Templar" (Fiction - Crusades) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michael Bentine CBE | Forrest | The Goons | Those Crazy People The Goons
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Personal Quote:

Speaking of his experience of his part in the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration camp: Millions of words have been written about these horror camps, many of them by inmates of those unbelievable places. I've tried, without success, to describe it from my own point of view, but the words won't come. To me Belsen was the ultimate blasphemy.

Trivia:

He was a crack pistol shot, and helped to start the idea of a counter-terrorist wing within 22 SAS Regiment. In doing so, he became the first non-SAS person ever to fire a gun inside the close-quarters battle training house at Hereford. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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