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John Bennett (I) (1928–2005)

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often adopting heavy make-up and using his penchant for ... See full bio »

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(age 76) in London, England, UK

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 2005 Plenty of Spoons (Short)
Jack
 2005 Rome (TV Series)
Elderly Priest
- The Ram Has Touched the Wall (2005) ... Elderly Priest
 2005 Cathedral (TV Mini-Series documentary)
FitzStephen
 2004 Rosemary & Thyme (TV Series)
Henry Vogel
- Orpheus in the Undergrowth (2004) ... Henry Vogel
 2004 New Tricks (TV Series)
Graham Moore
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... Graham Moore
 1991-2003 The Bill (TV Series)
Mustapha Ari / R.T. Operator
- 155 (2003) ... Mustapha Ari
- They Also Serve (1991) ... R.T. Operator
 2003 Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (TV Series)
John Donovan
- The Great Ship (2003) ... John Donovan
 2003 Chaos and Cadavers
Mr. Resurrection
 2003 Doctors (TV Series)
Leo Fisk
- Famous Last Words (2003) ... Leo Fisk
 2002 Minority Report
Adulation #4
 2002 Casualty (TV Series)
Ray
 2001 Charlotte Gray
Gerard
 2001 Beginner's Luck
Old luvvie
 2001 Armadillo (TV Series)
Father
 2001 The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Jagger
 2001 Holby City (TV Series)
Bruce Holden
- The Mourning After (2001) ... Bruce Holden
 2000 Breathtaking
Mr. Henshow
 2000 Jason and the Argonauts (TV Movie)
Idas
 1999 Bridge of Dragons
The Registrar
 1999 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Terence Young
- Old Ties (1999) ... Terence Young
 1997 The Fifth Element
Priest
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
DCI Graham Barlow
- The Body Politic (1996) ... DCI Graham Barlow
 1996 Alien Nation: Millennium (TV Movie)
Officer Laskau
 1994 Seaforth (TV Series)
Lithgow
- An Ill Wind (1994) ... Lithgow
 1994 Priest
Father Redstone
 1994 Mystery!: Cadfael (TV Series)
Lazarus the Leper
- The Leper of St. Giles (1994) ... Lazarus the Leper
 1994 White Angel
TV News Reporter
 1993 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Robert Bowman
- From Hare to Eternity (1993) ... Robert Bowman
 1992-1993 Mulberry (TV Series)
The Stranger
- A Musical Evening (1993) ... The Stranger
- A Mysterious Guest (1993) ... The Stranger
- The Matchmaker (1993) ... The Stranger
- The Accident (1993) ... The Stranger
- Springtime (1993) ... The Stranger
 1993 Alleyn Mysteries (TV Series)
Aaron Blautwicz
- The Nursing Home Murder (1993) ... Aaron Blautwicz
 1992 Split Second
Dr. Schulman
 1992 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Officer #2
- Just You, Just Me (1992) ... Officer #2
 1991 Maddo buru sâti-fô (Video)
Capos (1996) (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1991 Merlin of the Crystal Cave (TV Series)
Maugan
 1991 Prisoner of Honor (TV Movie)
Magistrate
 1991 A Perfect Hero (TV Mini-Series)
Reggie
- Episode #1.5 (1991) ... Reggie
 1991 The War That Never Ends (TV Movie)
Corcyran Representative
 1990 Dark Myth (Video)
Jiku (1996) (English version, voice, as John Bennet)
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Chief constable / Uncle Irwin Carlinsky
- Needle (1990) ... Chief constable
- Antonia and Jane (1990) ... Uncle Irwin Carlinsky
 1990 Night Angel
Louis
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Uniform Officer
- The Nightmare (1990) ... Uniform Officer
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Nugent
- Reaper (1989) ... Nugent
- Girls' Talk (1989) ... Nugent
- Three Blind Mice (1989) ... Nugent
- Ratline (1989) ... Nugent
 1988 The Tenth Man (TV Movie)
Jules
 1988 Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Chaplain / Father
- Franz Kafka's 'The Trial' (1988) ... Chaplain / Father
 1988 Bergerac (TV Series)
Aaron Rosenbaum
- The Sin of Forgiveness (1988) ... Aaron Rosenbaum
 1988 Hell Comes to Frogtown
Frog Guard
 1987 Boon (TV Series)
Giovanni
- Paper Mafia (1987) ... Giovanni
 1986 Tai-Pan
Orlov
 1986 Return to Treasure Island (TV Series)
Garcia
- Spanish Gold (1986) ... Garcia
- In Chains (1986) ... Garcia
- Fugitives (1986) ... Garcia
 1986 Artist's and Models (TV Series)
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Philocles
- 80 BC (1983) ... Philocles
- 100 BC (1983) ... Philocles
 1982 The Plague Dogs
Don (voice)
 1981 Maybury (TV Series)
Dr. Miller
- Eddie (1981) ... Dr. Miller
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Barnsby ('Murder at Midnight')
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
Anaximander
- The Minds of Men (1980) ... Anaximander
 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Royden
- Depart in Peace (1980) ... Royden
 1980 The Dybbuk (TV Movie)
Messenger
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
- Pews (1980)
 1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Inspector Truitt
- Backtrack (1979) ... Inspector Truitt
 1979 The House on Garibaldi Street (TV Movie)
Aaron Lazar
 1979 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Coser
- Weapon (1979) ... Coser
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series)
Abe Hummell
- Home on the Range (1978) ... Abe Hummell
 1978 Watership Down
Capt. Holly (voice)
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Colonel Ramon Perrez
- The Nightmare Man (1978) ... Colonel Ramon Perrez
 1978 People Like Us (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Longjohn Silverton
- The Biter Bit (1978) ... Mr. Longjohn Silverton
- Strike (1978) ... Mr. Longjohn Silverton
 1978 The Greek Tycoon
Servant
 1977 Anna Karenina (TV Mini-Series)
Mihailov
- Episode #1.8 (1977) ... Mihailov
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Mihailov
 1977 1990 (TV Series)
Prosecutor
- Witness (1977) ... Prosecutor
 1977 Survivors (TV Series)
Jim
- Sparks (1977) ... Jim
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Series)
Xenophon
- Fool's Luck (1976) ... Xenophon
 1969-1976 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Keys / Sid Stannish
- The Climber (1976) ... Keys
- The Spoilt Ones (1969) ... Sid Stannish
 1976 Face of Darkness
Inquisitor / Psychiatrist
 1976 Smuga cienia
 1976 The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
Vitalstatistix (English version, voice)
 1963-1976 Z Cars (TV Series)
Wesley Boot / Det. Chief Supt. Pointer / Harry Page / ...
- Manslaughter (1976) ... Det. Chief Supt. Pointer
- Mother and Child (1973) ... Harry Page
 1974 Porridge (TV Series)
Medical Officer
- New Faces, Old Hands (1974) ... Medical Officer
 1963-1974 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Malcolm Roberts / Victor Lane / Mr. Loader / ...
- The Long Memory (1974) ... Malcolm Roberts
- You Can't Buy a Miracle (1966) ... Victor Lane
- It's My Life (1965) ... Mr. Loader
- The Switch (1963) ... Dino Pia
 1973 Vienna 1900 (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Böhlinger
- A Confirmed Bachelor: Part 2 (1973) ... Dr. Böhlinger
- A Confirmed Bachelor: Part 1 (1973) ... Dr. Böhlinger
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Dr. Martin Stanislaus
- Freakout: Regina v Marlow: Part 3 (1973) ... Dr. Martin Stanislaus
- Freakout: Regina v Marlow: Part 2 (1973) ... Dr. Martin Stanislaus
- Freakout: Regina v Marlow: Part 1 (1973) ... Dr. Martin Stanislaus
 1973 Full House (TV Series)
 1973 Daisy (TV Movie)
 1973 The Edwardians (TV Mini-Series)
Frank Harris
- Daisy (1973) ... Frank Harris
 1972 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Jean Ferot
- Florence (1972) ... Jean Ferot
 1971 Lulie IV (TV Movie)
 1971 Mogul (TV Series)
Jacques Couteau
- Personally I Think He Looks Like Me (1971) ... Jacques Couteau
 1971 Trial (TV Series)
Stanley
- Witness (1971) ... Stanley
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
Covalla
- The Day of the Dead (1971) ... Covalla
 1971 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
 1971 The House That Dripped Blood
Detective Inspector Holloway
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Andrea Kouvakis
- A Greek Tragedy (1971) ... Andrea Kouvakis
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Jean-Pierre Rocheville
- Nicola Penn (1971) ... Jean-Pierre Rocheville
 1970 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Turkish general
- Ross (1970) ... Turkish general
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
- Angel Unawares (1970)
 1970 Special Branch (TV Series)
Costas Petrides
- Warrant for a Phoenix (1970) ... Costas Petrides
 1967-1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Albert
- Hope (1970)
- Another Moon Called Earth (1967) ... Albert
 1970 Daniel Deronda (TV Mini-Series)
Mordecai
- Destinies (1970) ... Mordecai
- Revelations (1970) ... Mordecai
- Fire (1970) ... Mordecai
 1969 Strange Report (TV Series)
Jack White
 1969 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Raul Ramira
- The Privilege of Justice (1969) ... Raul Ramira
 1969 The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (TV Series)
Lew Kohl
- The Treasure Hunt (1969) ... Lew Kohl
 1962-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sykes / Guido Marson
- False Witness (1968) ... Sykes
- Mission to Montreal (1962) ... Guido Marson
 1968 The Syndicate
Dr. Singh
 1967-1968 Honey Lane (TV Series)
Billy Bush
- Some of My Best Friends Are... (1968) ... Billy Bush
- The Matchmakers (1968) ... Billy Bush
- The Initiation (1967) ... Billy Bush
 1964-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Muller / Ardossi / Count Alfredo / ...
- The Gadget Lovers (1967) ... Muller
- The Contract (1965) ... Ardossi
- The Good Medicine (1964) ... Count Alfredo (as John Bennet)
- The Wonderful War (1964) ... Rashid
 1966 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Michael Runner
- Drama '66: A Hero of Modern Industry (1966) ... Michael Runner
 1966 Kaleidoscope
Poker Player
 1965-1966 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
Dave Gadlow
- The Guests of Honour (1965) ... Dave Gadlow
 1966 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Everitt
- Over Take... (1966) ... Everitt
- Take Over (1966) ... Everitt
 1966 The Baron (TV Series)
Salan
- Red Horse, Red Rider (1966) ... Salan
 1965 Front Page Story (TV Series)
Ray Boscombe
- One Good Turn (1965) ... Ray Boscombe
- Down Among the Dead Men (1965) ... Ray Boscombe
- Background Only: Not for Publication (1965) ... Ray Boscombe
- The Personal Touch (1965) ... Ray Boscombe
- The Quiet Load (1965) ... Ray Boscombe
 1965 Court Martial (TV Series)
Jahrum
- Operation Makeshift (1965) ... Jahrum
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Minister
- The Colonel's Daughter (1964) ... Minister
 1964 Esther Waters (TV Series)
William Latch
- The Lottery (1964) ... William Latch
 1964 The Children of the New Forest (TV Series)
Major Buckle
- The Name of Beverley (1964) ... Major Buckle
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Herbert
- The Quick One (1964) ... Herbert
 1960-1964 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Percy Clayton / Meyer
- The Break Out (1964) ... Percy Clayton
- Two-Time Loser (1960) ... Meyer
 1964 The Midnight Men (TV Series)
Zaliv
- The Man from Miditz (1964) ... Zaliv
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
Sergeant
- The Liberators (1964) ... Sergeant
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
- Bradford's Dream (1963)
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
Smith
- A Case of Dolls (1963) ... Smith
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (uncredited)
 1962 Richard the Lionheart (TV Series)
Kermal / Lombrico
- Queen in Danger (1962) ... Kermal
- The Wolf of Banbury (1962) ... Lombrico
 1960-1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Policeman / Otto / Journalist
- A Suitable Case for Treatment (1962) ... Policeman
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Insect Play (1960) ... Otto / Journalist
 1962 The River Flows East (TV Series)
Jackman
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Jackman
 1962 Silent Evidence (TV Series)
Donald Rice
- Driven to the Brink (1962) ... Donald Rice
 1962 Top Secret (TV Series)
Mikov
- Dance for Spies (1962) ... Mikov
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Penal Colony Guard (uncredited)
 1962 Crooks Anonymous
Thomas
 1962 Postman's Knock
Pete
 1962 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Blake / Ralph
- A Tale of Two Ships (1962) ... Blake
- A Case of Larceny (1962) ... Ralph
 1962 Sir Francis Drake (TV Series)
Tomas
- The Governor's Revenge (1962) ... Tomas
 1962 The Barber of Stamford Hill
Mr. Figg
 1960-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Ribnik / Anton
- Take a Fellow Like Me (1961) ... Ribnik
- Bridge of Sighs (1960) ... Anton
 1961 Echo Four Two (TV Series)
Charlie Haralambrous
- First Day Out (1961) ... Charlie Haralambrous
 1961 Victim
Undercover Detective (uncredited)
 1961 The Curse of the Werewolf
Policeman (uncredited)
 1961 The Citadel (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Hopper
- Episode #1.9 (1961) ... Mr. Hopper
 1960 A Taste of Money
Waiter
 1960 It Takes a Thief
Spider
 1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde
Marquis of Queensberry's Friend (uncredited)
 1954 Diplomatic Passport
André (uncredited)
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He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "Danger: Memory!", at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Paul Rogers and Betsy Blair in the cast. Jack Gold was the director. See more »

Alternate Names:

John Bennet
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Trivia:

Considered for the roles of Fallada and Bukovsky in Lifeforce(1985). See more »

Trademark:

Gaunt, cadaverous face and protruding eyes

Star Sign:

Taurus

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