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Michael Benthall (1919–1974)

Michael Benthall was born on February 8, 1919 in London, England as Michael Pickersgill Benthall. He is known for his work on The First Gentleman (1961), The DuPont Show of the Month (1957) and Farewell to the Vic (1963). He died on September 6, 1974 in London. See full bio »


(age 55) in London, England, UK

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 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Hamlet (1959) ... (director: stage production)
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... (director: stage production)
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 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
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 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie) (producer)
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 1963 Farewell to the Vic (TV Movie documentary)
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 1990 The Tales of Helpmann (Documentary)
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He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Taming of the Shrew," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Esmond Knight, Heather Stannard, Alfie Bass, Michael Bates, Claire Bloom, Robert Urquhart, Noel Willman, Michael Gwynne, and Julian ... See more »

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Was nominated for Broadway's 1970 Tony Award as Best Director (Musical) for "Coco." See more »

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