Dennis T. Benatar was born as Dennis Thomas Benatar. He is an assistant director and production manager, known for Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Phone Booth (2002) and Helen of Troy (2003). He was previously married to Pat Benatar. See full bio »
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 2011 You and I (first assistant director: Los Angeles)
 2011 Beautiful Wave (first assistant director)
 2010 Inhale (first assistant director)
 2008 All God's Children Can Dance (first assistant director)
 2007 Captivity (assistant director: additional photography)
 2007 White Air (consulting assistant director)
 2006 Alien Autopsy (first assistant director: second unit, additional photography)
 2005 Nearing Grace (first assistant director - as Dennis Benatar)
 2004 Kinsey (first assistant director: second unit, additional photography - uncredited)
 2003 Evil Alien Conquerors (first assistant director)
 2003 The Battle of Shaker Heights (first assistant director - as Dennis Benatar)
 2003 Helen of Troy (TV Movie) (first assistant director: second unit)
 1998 Ava's Magical Adventure (first assistant director)
 1998 Fait Accompli (first assistant director)
 1997 Telling Lies in America (first assistant director - as Dennis Benatar)
 1997 Bloodmoon (first assistant director)
 1995 Digital Man (first assistant director)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes, 1986 - 1988) (assistant director - 2 episodes, 1987)
- Do Not Open This Box (1988) ... (first assistant director)
- Let the Games Begin (1987) ... (assistant director)
- The Swap (1987) ... (assistant director)
- The Circus (1986) ... (first assistant director)
- Fear of Floating (1986) ... (first assistant director)
 1986 Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid (Video documentary) (first assistant director)
 1985 Hard Choices (assistant director)
 1984 The Princess and the Call Girl (assistant director - as Dennis Benatar)
 1984 Once Upon a Time in America (assistant director: New York - as Dennis Benatar)
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Dennis Benatar | Dennis Benetar

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Dennis and Pat were high school sweethearts and married and moved to Virginia, where was stationed as a soldier. See more »

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