• Born date: 1922-01-26
  • Born in: United Kingdom
  • Death date: 1996-11-26
  • Death in: United Kingdom
Michael Bentine

Michael Bentine, CBE (born Michael James Bentin; 26 January 1922 – 26 November 1996) was a British comedian, comic actor and founding member of the Goons. He was a Peruvian Briton. In 1971, Bentine received the Order of Merit of Peru following his fund-raising work for the 1970 Great Peruvian Earthquake.