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Ben Elton
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    (May 3, 1959- )
    Directed the film 'Maybe Baby (2000)'
    Writer for the TV series 'The Young Ones,' 'Spitting Image,' 'Blackadder,' 'Mr Bean,' 'Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie,' 'The Thin Blue Line' and 'The Ben Elton Show'
    Wrote the books 'Stark,' 'Gasping,' 'Gridlock,' 'Silly Cow,' 'This Other Eden,' 'Blast From the Past,' 'Dead Famous,' 'High Society,' 'Inconceivable' and 'Popcorn'
    Wrote the story and scripts for stage musicals such as 'The Beautiful Game,' 'Tonight's the Night: Rod Stewart Musical' and 'We Will Rock You' (Queen musical)
    He publicly degraded one of his fan sites for getting some of his family's history incorrect.
    He refers to the internet as 'a load of techno-wank.'
    He often describes himself as a 'smug, earnest git.'
    He is very self-confident.
    British critics poorly received his directorial debut, citing it as infantile and moronic.
    His stand-up comedy acts are extremely graphic and vulgar.
    At fifteen, he wrote his first play.
    At twenty-one he was the youngest ever scriptwriter to join the BBC.
    He is never afraid to back down from a public slinging match, or retaliate to a negative comment about him.
    He feels strongly about environmental issues, but stated in his novel 'Stark' 'I'm not a zealot. I don't think we should all have to wear hessian underwear and knit our yoghurt.'
    He attended Manchester University where he gained a degree in Drama.
    He won a BAFTA TV Award for 'Blackadder' in 1990.
    He shared a London Critics Circle Theatre Award with Andrew Lloyd Webber in 2000 for 'The Beautiful Game.'

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