Dick Bentley (Charles Walter Bentley)

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Melbourne, Australia
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 Asked For It.

During the Second World War he returned to Australia where he entertained the troops. He also appeared in troop shows throughout the South Pacific and in New Guinea. Read more...


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