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Although his actress wife Paula Prentiss became a star by the early 1960s, it took Richard Benjamin almost fifteen years to establish his screen persona, but the wait was rewarding. After extensive work in theatre as actor and director, and his participation in the cult TV series He & She (1967), in which he co-starred with Prentiss, he won ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
Jerry Weiss
- Sunny (2014) ... Jerry Weiss
 2004 The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie)
Oliver Fry
 2003 Marci X
Ben Feld
 2001 The Shrink Is In
Samantha's editor (uncredited)
 2000 Titus (TV Series)
Bill
- The Reconciliation (2000) ... Bill
 1999 Mad About You (TV Series)
Frank
- Valentine's Day (1999) ... Frank
 1997 Ink (TV Series)
Dr. Vishniac
- The English-Speaking Patients (1997) ... Dr. Vishniac
 1994 Love & War (TV Series)
Charles
- The Great Escape (1994) ... Charles
 1992 Lift (Short)
Rabbi Brill
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Howard
- Let's Play Poison (1992) ... Mr. Howard
 1983 Packin' It In (TV Movie)
Gary Webber
 1982 No Room to Run (TV Movie)
Nick Loomis
 1981 Listening Skills (Video short)
Host
 1981 Managing Meetings (Video short)
Host
 1981 Saturday the 14th
John
 1981 Insight (TV Series)
Brad
- Goodbye (1981) ... Brad
 1980 Witches' Brew
Joshua Lightman
 1980 First Family
Press Secretary Bunthorne
 1978 Fame (TV Movie)
Meyer Shine
 1978 House Calls
Dr. Norman Solomon
 1975/I The Sunshine Boys
Ben Clark
 1971 The Steagle
Harold Weiss, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
 1969 Goodbye, Columbus
Neil Klugman
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Ted Penny
- My Lucky Penny (1966) ... Ted Penny
 1962-1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Intern / Dr. Adam Barstow
- A Hand Held Out in Darkness (1963) ... Intern
- The Chemistry of Anger (1962) ... Dr. Adam Barstow
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Stage Play: Star Spangled Girl. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Stage Manager: Wisner Washam. Directed by George Axelrod. Plymouth Theatre: 21 Dec 1966- 5 Aug 1967 (261 performances). Cast: Richard Benjamin (as "Norman Cornell"), Anthony Perkins (as "Andy Hobart"), Connie Stevens (... See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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When Paula Prentiss was sick, people wondered why I didn't leave her. And when I wasn't working they wondered why she didn't leave me. People all along have tried to come between us. It took a long time to figure out that it was their problem, not ours. See more »

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Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Peter O'Toole in My Favorite Year (1982). See more »

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