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Nathaniel Benchley (1915–1981)

Nathaniel Benchley was born on November 13, 1915 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for The Great American Pastime (1956), Matinee Theatre (1955) and The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (1966). He died on December 14, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts. See full bio »

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 1975 Sweet Hostage (TV Movie) (novel "Welcome to Xanadu")
 1967 The Spirit Is Willing (novel "The Visitors")
 1966 The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming (novel "The Off-Islanders")
 1961 Sail a Crooked Ship (novel)
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- No Place to Run (1958) ... (story)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Upper Hand (1956) ... (story)
 1956 The Great American Pastime (written by)
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 1956 The Great American Pastime
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 1977 Hollywood Greats (TV Series documentary)
- Humphrey Bogart (1977) ... Self
 1965 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.142 (1965) ... Self

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(8/3/53) Stage: Wrote "The Frogs of Spring," performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Me, with Anthony Ross, Hiram Sherman, Valerie Bettis and Barbara Baxley in the cast. See more »


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He is the son of Algonquin Round Table figure Robert Benchley and the father of Peter Benchley of "Jaws." See more »

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