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John Bentley (I) (1916–2009)

John Bentley was born on December 2, 1916 in Sparkhill, Birmingham, England. He was an actor, known for African Patrol (1957), Crossroads (1964) and Submarine Seahawk (1958). He was married to Patricia Smith. He died on August 13, 2009 in Petworth, West Sussex, England. See full bio »

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African Patrol
African Patrol Chief Insp. Paul Derek
Crossroads Hugh Mortimer
Submarine Seahawk
Submarine Seahawk Lt. Cmdr. Paul Turner
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 1974 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Miles Trent
- The Last Act (1974) ... Miles Trent
 1964 Lance at Large (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1964)
 1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
- Time Out of Mind (1964) ... Turner
 1963 Shadow of Treason
 1962 The Fur Collar
Mike Andrews
 1961 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Superintendent Wills
- The Sinister Man (1961) ... Superintendent Wills
 1961 The Sinister Man
Superintendent Wills
 1961 Mary Had a Little...
Dr. Malcolm Nettel
 1961 The Singer Not the Song
Police Captain
 1960 An heiligen Wassern
Lemmy, ein Engländer
 1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Dave Carson
- Pipeline (1960) ... Dave Carson
 1960 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Stephen Craig
- Misfire (1960) ... Stephen Craig
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Paul Cessac
- High Finance (1959) ... Paul Cessac
 1959 After Hours (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1959)
 1958 Submarine Seahawk
Lt. Cmdr. Paul Turner
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- On Cue (1958)
 1957 Istanbul
Insp. Nural
 1956 Escape in the Sun
Jim Harrison
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Steve Kimberly / Ralph / Baroudi / ...
- Because of You (1956) ... Steve Kimberly
- No One to Cry With (1956) ... Ralph
- Temptation (1956) ... Baroudi
- Ivy (1956) ... Orfington
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Gorwin
- White Corridors (1956) ... Dr. Gorwin
 1956 Escape from the Iron Curtain
Capt. Philip J. Lawton
 1955 Count of Twelve
Dr. Lawrence (episode "Blind Man's Bluff")
 1955 The Way Out
Det. Sgt. Seagrave
 1955 The Flaw
Paul Oliveri
 1955 The Deadliest Sin
Detective Inspector Kessler
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Host / Dr. Lawrence
- Death on the Boards (1955) ... Host
- Blind Man's Bluff (1955) ... Dr. Lawrence
 1954 Profile
Peter Armstrong
 1954 Double Exposure
Pete Fleming
 1954 The Scarlet Spear
District Officer Jim T. Barneson
 1954 River Beat
Det. Insp. Dan Barker
 1954 The White Huntress
Paul Dobson
 1953 Strictly Personal (TV Series)
Richard Williams
- Double Barrels (1953) ... Richard Williams
- Wacko Wainwright Gets Pranged (1953) ... Richard Williams
- The Rev. Pinsent Explodes a Theory (1953) ... Richard Williams
- Someone Knows Too Much (1953) ... Richard Williams
- Enter the Villain (1953) ... Richard Williams
 1953 Black Orchid
Eric Blair
 1953 Men Against the Sun
 1952 Tread Softly
Keith Gilbert
 1952 The Big Frame
Clark Sutton
 1952 The Woman's Angle
Renfro Mansell
 1950 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Young Scrooge / Night Watchman
 1950 She Shall Have Murder
Douglas Robjohn
 1950 Paper Gallows
Jim Brandon
 1950 Bait
 1949 A Man's House (TV Movie)
 1947 The Hills of Donegal
Terry O'Keefe
 1947 New Faces (TV Movie)
 1947 Meet Me at Dawn
Customer in Café (uncredited)
 1946 The Dinner Was Deadly (TV Movie)
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Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Best known in "B" films in Britain playing title sleuth Paul Temple, he later gained notice as Hugh Mortimer in the "Crossroads" soap opera series that ran over a decade (1965-1976). See more »

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