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Lillian Benson is known for her work on All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 (2004), Eyes on the Prize (1987) and American Playhouse (1981). See full bio »

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 2015/III Bird (Short) (completed)
 2016-2018 Chicago Med (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Heavy Is the Head (2018) ... (as Lillian E. Benson)
- The Parent Trap (2018)
- Lock It Down (2018)
- Folie à Deux (2018)
 2017 Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (Documentary)
 2017 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2017 John Lewis: Get in the Way (TV Movie documentary)
 2016 Greenleaf (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Veni, Vidi, Vici (2016)
- The Broken Road (2016)
 2016 Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (Documentary)
 2015 Progress (Short)
 2014 Dancing Like Home (Documentary short)
 2013 Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston (Video documentary)
 2013 I Wanna Be (Short)
 2012 A Final Gift (Short)
 2011/II The Lift (Short)
 2011 Mitchell 20 (Documentary)
 2010 Fair Game? (Documentary)
 2010 The Death of Toys (Short)
 2010 God in America (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2009 Bring Your 'A' Game (Documentary short)
 2009 Freedom Riders (TV Series)
 2009 Passengers (Video short)
 2009 On the Wings of Penguins (Video documentary)
 2009 Wounded Knee (Documentary)
 2009 The Perfect Beat (Video short)
 2007 Craft in America (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Community (2007)
 2007 Wired Science (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
- Geek Beat (2007)
- Exploded View (2007)
 2006 Beyond the Steps: Alvin Ailey American Dance (TV Movie documentary)
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Troop 1500 (2006)
 2006 Shared History (TV Movie documentary)
 1995-2005 The Revolutionary War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (6 episodes)
- The Dark Days (2005)
- Independence (1995)
 2005 Celebrate! Christmas with Maya Angelou (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Troop 1500 (Documentary)
 2004 The Meaning of Food (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2004 All Our Sons: Fallen Heroes of 9/11 (Documentary short)
 2003 Asthma: Fighting to Breathe (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 My Mother's Keeper (Short)
 2003 The Taste of Dirt (Short)
 1998-2002 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- The Headhunters (2002)
 2002 Silent Crisis: Diabetes Among Us (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Movie documentary) (as Lillian E. Benson)
 2002/I Man Made (Short) (as Lillian E. Benson)
 2002 Soliloquy
 2002 Roots: Celebrating 25 Years (TV Movie)
 2001 All About You
 2001 PBS Hollywood Presents (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Old Settler (2001) ... (as Lillian E. Benson)
 2001 The Old Settler (TV Movie) (as Lillian E. Benson)
 2000-2001 Soul Food (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Little Girl Blue (2001)
- Ordinary Pain (2001)
- Man Trouble (2000)
 2001 Room 302 (Short)
 2000 Conscience and the Constitution (Documentary)
 2000 Tunnels: Digging In (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Bridges: Reaching Out (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Skyscrapers: Going Up (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 A Century of Living (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Death by Hanging (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Secrets (Short)
 1995-1998 Ancient Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (14 episodes)
- Witches (1996)
 1998 Motown 40: The Music Is Forever (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 Crimes in Time (TV Movie documentary)
 1996-1997 Biography (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 1996-1997 Mysteries of the Bible (TV Series documentary) (5 episodes)
- Mary of Nazareth (1997)
- The Last Supper (1996)
- Biblical Angels (1996)
 1994 Fire Eyes (Documentary)
 1994 Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rock n' Roll Virucide (1994) ... (uncredited)
 1994 Victory Over Violence (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 Dancing (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 The Great Depression (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- A Job at Ford's (1993)
 1992 I Witness Video (TV Series documentary) (1993-1994)
 1991 The Astronomers (TV Series documentary)
 1990 Margaret (Documentary short)
 1990 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 1989 Trumpetistically, Clora Bryant (Video short)
 1986 Twisted
 1977 The Big Blue Marble (TV Series) (junior editor - 2 episodes)
- Episode #4.1 (1977) ... (junior editor)
- Trinidad Carnival (1977) ... (junior editor)
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Alternate Names:

Lillian E. Benson

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The first African-American female editor selected for membership in American Cinema Editors (ACE), the internationally recognized honorary society of film editors. See more »

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