Henry McGee (May 14, 1929 – January 28, 2006) was a British actor best known as straight man to Benny Hill for many years. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1929 ( MCMXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1077 - Walk to Canossa: The Excommunication of Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor is lifted Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Straight Man (New York Random House, 1997 is a Novel by Richard Russo set at the fictional West Central Pennsylvania State University in Railton Alfred Hawthorne Hill ( 21 January 1924 &ndash 19 April 1992) better known as Benny Hill, was a prolific English McGee was also often the announcer on Hill's TV programme, delivering the upbeat intro "Yes! It's The Benny Hill Show!"
Born in South Kensington, London, McGee hoped to become a doctor, but the death of his father when he was 17 put financial strains on the family that ended his plans. South Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Having enjoyed acting as a boy, McGee decided to follow his mother's side of the family, which could trace its involvement in acting back to Kitty Clive. Catherine "Kitty" Clive (née Raftor) ( 1711 - 6 December 1785) was a British actress of considerable repute on the stages He went on to play supporting roles in films and television series and dramas, including The Saint and The Avengers, but it is for comedy roles that he is best remembered. The Saint was a long-running ITC Mystery Spy thriller, airing in Britain on ITV between 1962 and 1969 The Avengers was a British Television series featuring Secret agents in 1960s Britain. His most enduring role was as the long-suffering 'mummy' of Honey Monster, a large, yellow, furry creature in advertisements for the breakfast cereal Sugar Puffs. Sugar Puffs is a Breakfast cereal made from Wheat and glazed in Honey and Brown sugar that is on sale in the United Kingdom.
McGee played Two-Ton Ted in the video of Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West). " Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West " was an innuendo-laden comic song written and performed by Benny Hill. Oher comedy roles included the centre manager in On The Buses, and opposite Charlie Drake in The Worker (1965–1970). On The Buses was a British Situation comedy created by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney. Charlie Drake ( 19 June 1925 &ndash 23 December 2006) was an English Comedian, Actor, Writer
He had a long and successful theatre career, during which he tackled a wide range of roles, receiving plaudits for deadpan delivery in farces such as Plunder. Theatre (or theater, see spelling differences) is the branch of the Performing arts defined by Bernard Beckerman as what "occurs when one A farce is a Comedy written for the stage or film which aims to Entertain the audience by means of unlikely extravagant and improbable situations disguise and mistaken
McGee had one daughter, Stephanie. He spent his last six months in a nursing home, suffering from Alzheimer's disease. SNF redirects here For the sports show see NBC Sunday Night Football. Alzheimer's disease ( AD) also called Alzheimer disease or simply Alzheimer's, is the most common form of Dementia.