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Nat Benchley

Nat Benchley was born as Nathaniel Robert Benchley. He is an actor, known for State of Play (2009), Broadcast News (1987) and Diner (1982). See full bio »

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State of Play
State of Play Junior Detective #2
Broadcast News
Broadcast News Commander
Diner Technical Director
Chances Are
Chances Are Marshall


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 2009 State of Play
Junior Detective #2
 2002-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Det. Augustus Polk
- Hot Shots (2003) ... Det. Augustus Polk (uncredited)
- Collateral Damage (2003) ... Det. Augustus Polk (uncredited)
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean (Video Game)
Townspeople 4 (voice)
 2000 Cecil B. DeMented
Swat Cop A
 1998-1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
- Self Defense (1999) ... Bartender
- Fallen Heroes: Part 2 (1998) ... Bartender
 1998 Species II
Squad Leader
 1996 The Sacred Mirror of Kofun (Video Game)
Steve Grant
 1995 Home for the Holidays
Airport Cop
 1994 Serial Mom
Macho Man
 1992 Literary Visions (TV Series documentary)
 1989 That Grip (Short)
The Director
 1989 Chances Are
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
- Hear No Evil (1989)
 1989 Her Alibi
 1989 The Ryan White Story (TV Movie)
David Rosselot
 1987 Broadcast News
Commander (as Nathan Benchley)
 1983 Kennedy (TV Mini-Series)
FBI Agent
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... FBI Agent
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... FBI Agent
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... FBI Agent
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... FBI Agent
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... FBI Agent
 1982 Diner
Technical Director
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performs a one-man stage show about Robert Benchley, the early days of Talking Films and The Algonquin Round Table. See more »

Alternate Names:

Nathan Benchley

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Son of author Nathaniel Benchley ("The Off-Islanders," basis of "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming" See more »

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