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Dick Bentley (I) (1907–1995)


A stalwart from the great days of radio comedy, actor Dick Bentley is best remembered as the gormless Ron in the Denis Norden and Frank Muir's fifties series Take It From Here. Bentley was born in Australia and during his teens played the saxophone in local dance bands. He came to Britain in 1939 and appeared briefly in the BBC radio series You've ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 88) in London, England, UK

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And the Same to You George Nibbs
(1960)
The Jazz Age Hen Kaye
(1968)
Love Thy Neighbour The White Vicar
(1973)

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 1978 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series)
Grandad
- Learning to Fly (1978) ... Grandad
- Australia House (1978) ... Grandad
- Men as Women (1978) ... Grandad
 1974 Barry McKenzie Holds His Own
Colin 'The Frog' Lucas
 1973 Love Thy Neighbour (TV Series)
The White Vicar
- The Lion and the Lamb (1973) ... The White Vicar
- Eddie Returns from Holiday (1973) ... The White Vicar
 1971 The More We Are Together (TV Series)
Paul Prentice
- Crumpet Voluntary (1971) ... Paul Prentice
 1970 Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (TV Series)
Mr. Harrison
- New Worlds for Old (1970) ... Mr. Harrison
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Mesmero
 1970 Barry Humphries' Scandals (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1970)
- Episode #1.4 (1970)
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Hen Kaye
- Tip-Toes (1968) ... Hen Kaye
 1967 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Shloime
- Cheapest Tailor in London. The (1967) ... Shloime
 1967 Mr. Aitch (TV Series)
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Charley O'Shea
- The Loving Brothers (1964) ... Charley O'Shea
 1963 Tamahine
Storekeeper
 1962 The Girl on the Boat
American (uncredited)
 1962 The Golden Rabbit
Insp. Jackson
 1961 In the Doghouse
Mr. Peddle
 1961 Double Bunk
Ron (voice, uncredited)
 1960 The Sundowners
Shearer
 1960 And the Same to You
George Nibbs
 1959 Desert Mice
Gavin
 1959 The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film (Short)
Protagonist (uncredited)
 1957 Jack Hylton's Monday Show (TV Series)
- Hotel Riviera (1957)
 1954 And So to Bentley (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #1.6 (1954) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.5 (1954) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.4 (1954) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.3 (1954) ... Various Roles
- Episode #1.2 (1954) ... Various Roles
 1949 Cabaret Cruise (TV Series)
 1948 New to You (TV Movie)
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Trivia:

He was the original voice of Ron opposite June Whitfield as 'Eth in "The Glums Family' sketches in the radio series 'Take it From Here' in the 50's repeating the parts as voices in the film 'Double Bunk'.

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Taurus

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