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John Benson (III) (–1995)

John Benson was an actor, known for 3-2-1 (1978), Sale of the Century (1971) and Gambit (1975). He died in 1995 in Norfolk, England. See full bio »

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Known For

3-2-1
3-2-1 Himself - Announcer
(1986-1987)
Sale of the Century
Sale of the Century Himself - Announcer / Announcer
(1973-1983)
Gambit
Gambit Himself - Announcer
(1975)
Cilla
Cilla Himself - Reporter: OB Sequence
(1969)

Filmography

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 1993-1994 Birds of a Feather (TV Series)
Interviewer / Radio Voice Overs
- Puppy Love (1994) ... Interviewer (voice)
- Mind Over Matter (1993) ... Radio Voice Overs (voice)
 1992 Love Hurts (TV Series)
Toby Travers
- Walk Right Back (1992) ... Toby Travers
 1991 Press Gang (TV Series)
David Campbell
- The Big Hello (1991) ... David Campbell
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Overspend (1989) ... Bus Driver
 1987 The Last Resort (TV Series)
Announcer
 1986 Chance in a Million (TV Series)
Newsreader
- And What Shall We Do for a Ring? (1986) ... Newsreader
 1985 Lifeforce
Man on Tannoy (uncredited)
 1976 Intimate Games
Executive
 1974 Not on Your Nellie (TV Series)
Television Announcer
- The Anniversary Present (1974) ... Television Announcer
 1970 Never a Cross Word (TV Series)
Newscaster
- Murder She Says (1970) ... Newscaster
 1969 Hark at Barker (TV Series)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Newsreader
- Message for Posterity (1967) ... Newsreader
 1965 Undermind (TV Series)
Announcer
- Intent to Destroy (1965) ... Announcer
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 1986-1987 3-2-1 (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer
- Christmas Special 1987 (1987) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode #10.12 (1987) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode #10.11 (1987) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode #10.10 (1987) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode #10.9 (1987) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
 1973-1983 Sale of the Century (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer / Announcer
- Episode dated 16 October 1983 (1983) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode dated 30 August 1980 (1980) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode dated 23 August 1980 (1980) ... Himself - Announcer (voice)
- Episode dated 16 August 1980 (1980) ... Himself - Announcer
- Episode dated 9 August 1980 (1980) ... Himself - Announcer
 1975 Gambit (TV Series)
Himself - Announcer (voice)
 1969 Cilla (TV Series)
Himself - Reporter: OB Sequence
- Episode #2.8 (1969) ... Himself - Reporter: OB Sequence
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Trivia:

Best known for his 11-year stint (1972-1983) as announcer on British TV's version of Sale of the Century, a popular ITV gameshow. He was an announcer for 3-2-1, Strike It Lucky, What's My Line, and The Last Resort (on-screen announcer). See more »

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