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Daniel Benzali

Daniel Benzali was born on January 20, 1950 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is an actor and producer, known for Murder at 1600 (1997), A View to a Kill (1985) and Murder One (1995). He was previously married to Lynda Medwell. See full bio »

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Murder at 1600
Murder at 1600 Spikings
A View to a Kill
Murder One
Murder One Ted Hoffman
The Grey Zone
The Grey Zone Simon Schlermer


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 2015 Agent X (TV Series)
David Williams
- Truth, Lies and Consequences (2015) ... David Williams
- Back in Your Arms (2015) ... David Williams
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
- Perverts & Whores (2012) ... Larry
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Dr. Griffin
- Dr. Griffin (2010) ... Dr. Griffin
 2009 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Joseph Hollin
- Depraved Heart (2009) ... Joseph Hollin
 2009 Eli Stone (TV Series)
Judge Emmet Bortz
- Tailspin (2009) ... Judge Emmet Bortz
 2007-2008 Jericho (TV Series)
Thomas Valente
- Patriots and Tyrants (2008) ... Thomas Valente (scenes deleted)
- Condor (2008) ... Thomas Valente
- A.K.A. (2007) ... Thomas Valente
 2007 Believers (Video)
The Teacher
 1990-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Wade Bookman / Medical Examiner
- Invaders (2006) ... Judge Wade Bookman
- Prescription for Death (1990) ... Medical Examiner
 2003 DNA: Guilty or Innocent? (TV Movie)
 2003 Saving Jason (TV Movie)
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Robert Quinn
- Shell Game (2002) ... Robert Quinn
 2002 UC: Undercover (TV Series)
Aristos Patriaka
- The Sins of Sonny Walker (2002) ... Aristos Patriaka
 2001 The Grey Zone
Simon Schlermer
 2001 Suckers
 2001 Boss of Bosses (TV Movie)
Bruce Mouw
 2001 Vegas, City of Dreams
Dr. Sigmund Stein
 1999 Her Married Lover
Det. Joe Lansing
 1998 All the Little Animals
Bernard 'The Fat' De Winter
 1998 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Rex Noble
- Hilary's Agent (1998) ... Rex Noble
 1998 Heist
Big Fats
 1997 The End of Violence
Brice Phelps
 1997 Murder at 1600
 1997 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Graham Highfield
- Re-Generation (1997) ... Graham Highfield
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series)
Colonel Wharton
- Fresh Bones (1995) ... Colonel Wharton
 1994 The Rockford Files: I Still Love L.A. (TV Movie)
Dr. Ezo
 1994 A Child's Cry for Help (TV Movie)
Dr. Everett Morris
 1994 One West Waikiki (TV Series)
- Scales of Justice (1994) ... Delacourt
 1992 The Distinguished Gentleman
'Skeeter' Warburton
 1992 Citizen Cohn (TV Movie)
Francis Joseph Cardinal Spellman
 1992 Afterburn (TV Movie)
Col. John Patterson
 1992 The Last of His Tribe (TV Movie)
Mr. Whitney
 1991 Matlock (TV Series)
Henry Mayfield
- The Dame (1991) ... Henry Mayfield
 1991 En dag i oktober
Solomon Kublitz
 1990 By Dawn's Early Light (TV Movie)
 1989 Vietnam War Story: The Last Days
Adams (segment "Dirty Work")
 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
- Samaritan Snare (1989) ... Surgeon
 1989 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
- Labyrinths (1989) ... Edward
 1988 Messenger of Death
Chief Barney Doyle
 1988 William Tell (TV Series)
Mad Monk
- Seekers of the Soul (1988) ... Mad Monk
 1988 The Murder of Mary Phagan (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Coroner
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Coroner
 1987 Star Cops (TV Mini-Series)
Commander Griffin
- Trivial Games and Paranoid Pursuits (1987) ... Commander Griffin
 1987 Pack of Lies (TV Movie)
Peter Schaefer
 1987 The Return of Sherlock Holmes (TV Movie)
 1986 Strong Medicine (TV Movie)
 1986 The Last Days of Patton (TV Movie)
Col. Glen Spurling
 1985 White Nights
Dr. Asher
 1985 Insignificance
First Theatrical Agent
 1984 Home Free All
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Played the role of Max von Mayerling in the World Premiere Recording of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Sunset Boulevard" See more »

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"L.A. Law" creator Steven Bochco was so impressed with Benzali's performance on "NYPD Blue" that he cast him in the lead role of his 1995 series "Murder One". He was nominated for a Golden Globe award. See more »


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