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Robby Benson


Robby Benson was born on January 21, 1956 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Robin David Segal. He is an actor and director, known for Beauty and the Beast (1991), Friends (1994) and One on One (1977). He has been married to Karla DeVito since July 11, 1982. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Beauty and the Beast
(1991)
Friends
Friends Director
(1995-1997)
One on One
One on One Henry Steele
(1977)
The Chosen
The Chosen Danny Saunders
(1981)

Filmography

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 2018 Apple Seed (post-production)
Sirom
 2011 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Damon Heller
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Beast (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Beast (English version, voice)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Beast (English version, voice)
 2004 MXP: Most Xtreme Primate (Video)
Edward
 2002-2003 American Dreams (TV Series)
Prof. Witt / Professor Witt
- Secrets and Lies (2003) ... Prof. Witt
- Where the Boys Are (2003) ... Prof. Witt
- Past Imperfect (2003) ... Prof. Witt
- False Start (2003) ... Prof. Witt
- The Pursuit of Happiness (2003) ... Prof. Witt
 2001-2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Beast
- Halloween with Hades (2002) ... Beast (voice, uncredited)
- Music Day (2002) ... Beast (voice)
- Mickey and the Culture Clash (2002) ... Beast (voice)
- Everybody Loves Mickey (2001) ... Beast (voice)
- Not So Goofy (2001) ... Beast (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Beast (English version, voice)
 2002 Just a Dream
Dr. Sturbuck
 2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
Dana Weatherly
- Who Are You? (2001) ... Dana Weatherly
 2000 The Christmas Lamb (TV Movie)
Asah (voice)
 2000 The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (Video)
Young Santa Claus (voice)
 2000 Disney's Beauty and the Beast: Magical Ballroom (Video Game)
Beast (voice)
 2000 Dragonheart: A New Beginning (Video)
Drake (voice)
 1999 Belle's Tales of Friendship (Video)
The Beast (voice)
 1998 Belle's Magical World (Video)
Beast (voice)
 1997 Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (Video)
Beast (voice)
 1996-1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Edward Spellman
- Meeting Dad's Girlfriend (1997) ... Edward Spellman
- Pilot (1996) ... Edward Spellman
 1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Vincent
- The Comeback (1997) ... Vincent (voice, uncredited)
 1996 O. Henry's Christmas (TV Movie)
Jim (segment "The Gift of the Magi")
 1994 The Magic School Bus (TV Series)
Archibald Seedplot
- Goes to Seed (1994) ... Archibald Seedplot (voice, as Robbi Benson)
 1993-1994 Exosquad (TV Series)
Squad Leader Lt. J.T. Marsh / Wing Cmdr. J.T. Marsh
- The First Step (1994) ... (voice)
- Venus Rising (1994) ... Squad Leader Lt. J.T. Marsh / Wing Cmdr. J.T. Marsh (voice)
- The Price of Courage (1994) ... Squad Leader Lt. J.T. Marsh / Wing Cmdr. J.T. Marsh (voice)
- The Last Man (1994) ... Squad Leader Lt. J.T. Marsh / Wing Cmdr. J.T. Marsh (voice)
- Fire Ship (1994) ... Squad Leader Lt. J.T. Marsh / Wing Cmdr. J.T. Marsh (voice)
 1993 Deadly Exposure
Max Pierce
 1993 Precious Victims (TV Movie)
Robert Sims
 1991-1993 The Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series)
Prince Valiant
- The Hinge of Fate (1993) ... Prince Valiant (voice)
- The Gathering Storm (1993) ... Prince Valiant (voice)
- The Death of Arthur (1993) ... Prince Valiant (voice)
- A New Dawn (1993) ... Prince Valiant (voice)
- The Ghost (1993) ... Prince Valiant (voice)
 1993 At Home with the Webbers (TV Movie)
Roger Swade
 1993 Avonlea (TV Series)
Jonathan Ravenhurst Blackwell
- The Disappearance (1993) ... Jonathan Ravenhurst Blackwell
 1992 Lincoln (TV Movie)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1992 Homewrecker (TV Movie)
David Whitson
 1992 Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa (TV Series)
- Another Fine Mesa (1992) ... (voice)
- Legend of Skull Duggery (1992) ... (voice)
- Wedding Bull Blues (1992) ... (voice)
 1992 King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (Video Game)
Prince Alexander (voice)
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Wilkes
- P.O.V. (1992) ... Wilkes (voice, as Robbie Benson)
 1992 Invasion of Privacy (Video)
Alex Pruitt
 1992 P.J. Sparkles (TV Movie)
Blaze (voice)
 1991 Beauty and the Beast
Beast (voice)
 1990 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Bart
- Tourist Trap (1990) ... Bart
 1990 Modern Love
Greg
 1989 White Hot
Scott
 1989 For Jenny with Love (TV Series)
Bud
 1987 Rent-a-Cop
Pitts
 1986 David and Goliath (Video short)
David (voice)
 1986 Tough Cookies (TV Series)
Det. Cliff Brady
- Temper Fidelis (1986) ... Det. Cliff Brady
- The Stoolie (1986) ... Det. Cliff Brady
- The Unfantasy (1986) ... Det. Cliff Brady
- Naked City (1986) ... Det. Cliff Brady
- Grudge Match (1986) ... Det. Cliff Brady
 1985 Greatest Adventure Stories from Bible (TV Series)
David
- David and Goliath (1985) ... David
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Ed
- Method Actor (1985) ... Ed
 1985 California Girls (TV Movie)
Nathan Bowzer
 1984 City Limits
Carver
 1984 Harry & Son
Howard Keach
 1983 Running Brave
Billy Mills
 1982 Two of a Kind (TV Movie)
Noel 'Nolie' Minor
 1982 Movie Madness
Brent Falcone ("Municipalians")
 1981 The Chosen
Danny Saunders
 1980 Tribute
Jud Templeton
 1980 Die Laughing
Pinsky
 1979 Walk Proud
Emilio Mendez
 1978 Ice Castles
Nick Peterson
 1978 The End
Father Dave Benson
 1977 One on One
Henry Steele
 1977 Our Town (TV Movie)
George Gibbs
 1977 The Death of Richie (TV Movie)
Richie Werner
 1976 The Last of Mrs. Lincoln (TV Movie)
Tad Lincoln
 1976 Ode to Billy Joe
Billy Joe McAllister
 1976 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Ken
- The College Man (1976) ... Ken
 1975 Lucky Lady
Billy
 1975 Death Be Not Proud (TV Movie)
Johnny Gunther
 1974 Virginia Hill (TV Movie)
Leroy Small
 1974 All the Kind Strangers (TV Movie)
John
 1974 Remember When (TV Movie)
Frankie Hodges
 1973 Jeremy
Jeremy Jones
 1973 Jory
Jory Walden
 1971-1972 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Bruce Carson
- Episode dated 18 January 1972 (1972) ... Bruce Carson
- Episode dated 10 December 1971 (1971) ... Bruce Carson
 1967 Wait Until Dark
Boy Tossing Ball (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (13 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (31 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (10 credits)

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(1970s) TV commercial for Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robbie Benson | Robbi Benson

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on "the Beast" in Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991)] One of my favorite things to say is that he's a tortured soul. There's so much going on inside of him that he's very complicated. He wants to try and do what's right and he's angry at himself a lot. See more »

Trivia:

Teaching film acting at Appalachian State University. See more »

Trademark:

Rich mellow voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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