He acted in Michael Frayn's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Three Sisters," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Sara Kestelman, Francesca Annis, Ian Ogilvy, and Katharine Schlesinger in the cast. Elijah Mohinsky was director
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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His London stage debut was as Ophelia in "Hamlet" at the opening of the Queen's Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue. The production was staged by the Youth Theatre. It was traditional for men to play female roles in Shakespeare's time, and at 15, Bennett's voice hadn't broken yet. In later years he played the title Dane himself in a South African production.