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Ben Cross was born Harry Bernard Cross on December 16, 1947, in London, England. He began acting at a very young age and participated in grammar school plays -- most notably playing "Jesus" in a school pageant at age 12. Ben left home and school at age 15 and worked various jobs, including work as a window washer, waiter and carpenter. He was ... See full bio »
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 2015 Viking Quest (TV Movie)
King Orn
 2013-2014 Banshee (TV Series)
Mr. Rabbit
- Homecoming (2014) ... Mr. Rabbit
- Evil for Evil (2014) ... Mr. Rabbit (credit only)
- Ways to Bury a Man (2014) ... Mr. Rabbit (credit only)
- Armies of One (2014) ... Mr. Rabbit (credit only)
 2013-2014 Banshee Origins (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Rabbit
- Brothers (2014) ... Mr. Rabbit
- Carrie at the Gate (2013) ... Mr. Rabbit
- Kings and Pawns (2013) ... Mr. Rabbit
 2012-2013 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series)
Dr. Mindstrong
- Karai's Vendetta (2013) ... Dr. Mindstrong (voice)
- Metalhead (2012) ... Dr. Mindstrong (voice)
 2012 Black Forest (TV Movie)
 2011 Hawthorne (TV Series)
 2011 William & Kate (TV Movie)
Prince Charles
 2011 Super Tanker (TV Movie)
Robert Jordan
 2011 Ice (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Stephan
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Stephan
 2010 Ben Hur (TV Mini-Series)
Emperor Tiberius
 2009 Hellhounds (TV Movie)
King Leander
 2007 Grendel (TV Movie)
King Hrothgar
 2006 Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Rudolf Hess
- Rudolf Hess (2006) ... Rudolf Hess
 2006 Hannibal (TV Movie)
Fabius Maximus
 2006 S.S. Doomtrooper (TV Movie)
Professor Ullman
 2005 Icon (TV Movie)
Anatoly Grishin
 2004 Spartacus (TV Movie)
Titus Glabrus
 2003 Red Phone 2 (TV Movie)
Nigel Ballister
 2003 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
DS Taylor Matthews / Det. Sgt. Taylor Matthews
- Suspicion: Part 2 (2003) ... DS Taylor Matthews
- Suspicion: Part 1 (2003) ... Det. Sgt. Taylor Matthews
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie)
Nigel Ballister
 2000 The Potato Factory (TV Mini-Series)
Ikey Solomon / Reuban Reuban
 1998 The Sands of Time (TV Movie)
Michael Shannon / Zadick
 1997 Solomon (TV Movie)
 1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Samuel Warden
- The Substitute (1996) ... Samuel Warden
 1995 The House That Mary Bought (TV Movie)
Malcolm Close
 1995 Hellfire (TV Movie)
Marius Carnot
 1993 Les audacieux (TV Movie)
 1993 Embrasse-moi vite! (TV Movie)
Ken MacFerson
 1992 The Great Diamond Robbery (TV Movie)
Rick Dunne / Alex Breuer
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Ettil Vyre
- The Concrete Mixer (1992) ... Ettil Vyre
 1991 She Stood Alone (TV Movie)
William Lloyd Garrison
 1989 Nightlife (TV Movie)
 1989 Twist of Fate (TV Mini-Series)
Israeli Brig. Gen. Benjamin Grossman
- Part II (1989) ... Israeli Brig. Gen. Benjamin Grossman
- Part I (1989) ... Israeli Brig. Gen. Benjamin Grossman
 1988 Steal the Sky (TV Movie)
Munir Redfa
 1986 Strong Medicine (TV Movie)
Martin Taylor
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Frederick (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
- Take My Life... Please!/Devil's Alphabet/The Library (1986) ... Frederick (segment "Devil's Alphabet")
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
- Life After Death (1982) ... Simon
 1981 The Flame Trees of Thika (TV Mini-Series)
- The Drums of War (1981) ... Ian
- Safari (1981) ... Ian
- A Real Sportsman (1981) ... Ian
- Happy New Year (1981) ... Ian
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
- Black Out (1980) ... Stuart
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Terry Jones
- The Winkler (1979) ... Terry Jones
 1979 Strangers (TV Series)
Nick Carmos
- Marriages, Deaths and Births (1979) ... Nick Carmos
 1974 Great Expectations (TV Movie)
Gentleman at Ball
 1973 Wessex Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Matthaus Tina
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He acted in Peter Nichols' play, "Privates on Parade", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Denis Quilley and Nigel Hawthorne in the cast. Michael Blakemore was the director. See more »


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