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Jonathan Benson was born on February 14, 1939 in London, England. He is an assistant director and actor, known for Life of Brian (1979), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and The Meaning of Life (1983). He was previously married to Gale Ann Plugge. See full bio »

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Life of Brian
Life of Brian Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
A Fish Called Wanda
A Fish Called Wanda Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Meaning of Life
The Meaning of Life Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2009 Park Close (Short) (first assistant director)
 2008 Father's Day (Short) (first assistant director)
 2005 Ripley Under Ground (first assistant director)
 2005 Color Me Kubrick (first assistant director)
 2003 Reprisal (Short) (first assistant director)
 2003 Hope Springs (first assistant director)
 2000 I Dreamed of Africa (first assistant director)
 1998 Little Voice (first assistant director)
 1997 Robinson Crusoe (first assistant director: UK)
 1997 Roseanna's Grave (first assistant director)
 1997 Fierce Creatures (first assistant director)
 1996 Brassed Off (assistant director)
 1996 Jane Eyre (first assistant director)
 1994 Princess Caraboo (first assistant director)
 1994 Being Human (first assistant director)
 1993 Splitting Heirs (first assistant director)
 1992 Blame It on the Bellboy (assistant director)
 1991 Afraid of the Dark (first assistant director)
 1989 A Dry White Season (first assistant director: London)
 1988 A Fish Called Wanda (assistant director)
 1983 The Crimson Permanent Assurance (Short) (first assistant director)
 1983 The Meaning of Life (first assistant director - segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
 1983 Local Hero (first assistant director)
 1982 Brimstone & Treacle (first assistant director)
 1981 Chariots of Fire (assistant director)
 1980 Scruples (TV Mini-Series) (assistant director)
 1979 Life of Brian (first assistant director)
 1979 Agatha (assistant director)
 1978 The Hound of the Baskervilles (first assistant director)
 1977 Valentino (assistant director)
 1975 Lisztomania (assistant director)
 1975 Tommy (assistant director)
 1972 Hide and Seek (assistant director)
 1971 Secrets (first assistant director)
 1970 The Music Lovers (first assistant director)
 1970 Spring and Port Wine (assistant director)
 1969 Women in Love (assistant director)
 1968 Wonderwall (assistant director)
 1967 Bedazzled (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1966 Lost Command (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1965 The Heroes of Telemark (third assistant director - uncredited)
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