Burr DeBenning (1936–2003)


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Burr DeBenning was born on September 21, 1936 in Seminole, Oklahoma, USA as Burris Franklin Debenning. He is known for his work on A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989), The Incredible Melting Man (1977) and Turner & Hooch (1989). He was married to Susan Silo. He died on May 26, 2003 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA. See full bio »

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(1977)
Turner & Hooch Additional Crew
(1989)
Death Becomes Her Additional Crew
(1992)

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 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Fool's Gold / Smelly Sulphur
- Snow White (1995) ... Fool's Gold / Smelly Sulphur (voice)
 1992 Love Field
Announcer (voice, as Burr De Benning)
 1992 Matlock (TV Series)
Mayor Jeffries
- The Assassination: Part 2 (1992) ... Mayor Jeffries (as Burr De Benning)
- The Assassination: Part 1 (1992) ... Mayor Jeffries (as Burr De Benning)
 1988 The Game
Federal Agent
 1988 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
Dr. Serling
- It's a Miserable Life (1988) ... Dr. Serling
 1988 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Freddy Darrow
- Wheels Within Wheels (1988) ... Freddy Darrow (as Burr De Benning)
 1988 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Ed Thompson
- Episode #1.885 (1988) ... Ed Thompson
- Episode #1.874 (1988) ... Ed Thompson
- Episode #1.871 (1988) ... Ed Thompson
- Episode #1.867 (1988) ... Ed Thompson
- Episode #1.866 (1988) ... Ed Thompson
 1986 Superior Court (TV Series)
Maddox West
- Episode #1.58 (1986) ... Maddox West
 1986 Armed Response
Lt. Sanderson (as Burr De Benning)
 1974-1985 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Minister / Alex Stanton
- The Stranger (1985) ... Minister
- Victim (1974) ... Alex Stanton
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Egwin Thrasher
- The Monster: Part 2 (1985) ... Egwin Thrasher
 1985 Hollywood Beat (TV Series)
- Across the Line (1985)
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Jake
- Stolen (1984) ... Jake
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Lieutenant Wilcher
- Catch of the Day (1984) ... Lieutenant Wilcher
 1984 The Mississippi (TV Series)
Albert
- Home Again (1984) ... Albert
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Cobb
- Shots in the Dark (1984) ... Cobb
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Karl
- Flashback (1983) ... Karl
 1981-1983 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Paul Garrett / Richard Garrett
- The Rockets' Red Glare (1983) ... Paul Garrett
- Blood Right (1982) ... Paul Garrett
- Stopover in a One-Horse Town (1982) ... Paul Garrett
- The Father Figure (1982) ... Richard Garrett
- The First Miracle: Part 2 (1982) ... Paul Garrett
 1982-1983 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Don Ross / Doc Browner
- Manhunter (1983) ... Don Ross
- Goin' for It! (1982) ... Doc Browner (as Burr De Benning)
 1979-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Rep. James Erickson / Frank Wilson
- Give Me Your Weak (1982) ... Rep. James Erickson
- Aftermath (1979) ... Frank Wilson
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Neal Henning
- Living Dangerously (1982) ... Neal Henning
 1982 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Vincent
- Tanks for the Memories (1982) ... Vincent
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Ed Russler
- The Jororo Kill (1982) ... Ed Russler
 1981 Code Red (TV Series)
Sam Buhl
- Code Red (1981) ... Sam Buhl
 1981 Wolfen
ESS Voice (voice)
 1981 Nero Wolfe (TV Series)
Max Christy
- In the Best Families (1981) ... Max Christy
 1980-1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Rick Conti / State Patrolman Evans
- The French Follies Caper (1981) ... Rick Conti
- The Martians Are Coming, the Martians Are Coming (1980) ... State Patrolman Evans
 1980-1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Benny Dantoni / Garrett Logan
- Down & Dirty (1981) ... Benny Dantoni
- The Girls of Hollywood High (1980) ... Garrett Logan
 1978-1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Peter Dyle / Bill Ross
- Crash Course (1981) ... Peter Dyle
- Down Time (1978) ... Bill Ross
 1980 The Return of Frank Cannon (TV Movie)
Charles Kirkland
 1980 Cruising
 1980 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Mackie
- Boom! (1980) ... Mackie (as Burr De Benning)
 1979 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Detective Ed Taggert
- Cop Out (1979) ... Detective Ed Taggert (as Burr de Benning)
 1979 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Lucas Ives
- Man on Fire (1979) ... Lucas Ives
 1979 Hanging by a Thread (TV Movie)
Jim Grainger
 1978 The House of the Dead
Growski
 1978 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Roy Crawford
- A Long Time Ago (1978) ... Roy Crawford
 1978 The Return of Captain Nemo (TV Movie)
Jim Porter
 1977 The Incredible Melting Man
Dr. Ted Nelson
 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Dr. Asa T. Logan
- To Run and Hide (1977) ... Dr. Asa T. Logan
 1977 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Tom Baker
- Knockout (1977) ... Tom Baker
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Ray
- The Dutchman (1977) ... Ray
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Xos / Chazz
- The Death Scouts (1977) ... Xos / Chazz
 1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Vince Belmont
- The Pay Off (1976) ... Vince Belmont
 1976 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Drisco
- Death Echo (1976) ... Drisco
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Officer Jansen
- Murder at Sea Part 2 (1976) ... Officer Jansen
- Murder at Sea (1976) ... Officer Jansen
 1976 St. Ives
Officer Fran (as Burr De Benning)
 1976 Brinks: The Great Robbery (TV Movie)
Ernie Heideman
 1975 Switch (TV Series)
Kevin Geschwin
- The Cold War Con (1975) ... Kevin Geschwin
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Harry Darcy
- Sauce for the Goose (1975) ... Harry Darcy
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
 1974-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Johnny Case / Det. Donnelly / Sgt. Joe Harper
- Losing Game (1975) ... Johnny Case (as Burr De Benning)
- Robbery: 48 Hours (1974) ... Det. Donnelly
- Chain of Command (1974) ... Sgt. Joe Harper
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
Frank
- Now I Lay Me Down to Die (1975) ... Frank
 1975 Medical Center (TV Series)
Ed
- Aftershock (1975) ... Ed
 1975 Adventures of the Queen (TV Movie)
Ted Trevor
 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Harry Crown
- Counter Gambit (1975) ... Harry Crown
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Johnny Waco / Saunders
- License to Kill (1974) ... Johnny Waco / Saunders
 1974 The Manhunter (TV Series)
Norm Hobson
- The Lodester Ambush (1974) ... Norm Hobson
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
Capt. Loomis
- By Dawn's Early Light (1974) ... Capt. Loomis
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Cass
- A Very Deadly Game (1974) ... Cass (as Burr Debenning)
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
- The Quarry (1974)
 1968-1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Bishop / Dan Stahl / George Barrister / ...
- The Two Million Dollar Hit (1974) ... Bishop
- Desperate Journey (1973) ... Dan Stahl
- The Set-Up (1972) ... George Barrister
- Nightmare Road (1969) ... Jack Collins
- The Intermediary (1968) ... Jack Dale
 1972-1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Bill Niven / Mike Carr
- Murder by the Numbers (1973) ... Bill Niven
- Murder by Moonlight (1972) ... Mike Carr
 1968-1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Dean Kendall / Hank Logan / Peter Brainard / ...
- Mind for Murder (1973) ... Dean Kendall
- Death by the Numbers (1972) ... Hank Logan
- Grandmother's House (1971) ... Peter Brainard
- Due Process of Law (1968) ... Joe Fenway
 1973 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Don Capetto
- Tightrope to Tomorrow (1973) ... Don Capetto
 1972 The Rookies (TV Series)
Jerry Turner
- A Deadly Velocity (1972) ... Jerry Turner
 1972 J.C.
Dan Martin
 1971 Cade's County (TV Series)
Bob Curtis
- Delegate at Large (1971) ... Bob Curtis
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Avery Corman / Dennis Laughton
- The Medicine Men (1971) ... Dr. Avery Corman (as Burr De Benning)
- Is That Justice? No, It's the Law (1971) ... Dennis Laughton
 1971 The Face of Fear (TV Movie)
Peter Sargent Fennington
 1971 Monty Nash (TV Series)
Kurt White
- The Hunting License (1971) ... Kurt White (as Burr De Benning)
 1971 City Beneath the Sea (TV Movie)
Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
 1970 McCloud (TV Series)
Blue Roberts
- The Concrete Corral (1970) ... Blue Roberts
 1970 Dan August (TV Series)
Andy Comer
- Murder by Proxy (1970) ... Andy Comer
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
G.I. in Wheelchair
- Love It or Leave It, Change It or Lose It (1970) ... G.I. in Wheelchair (as Burr De Benning)
 1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Tom Lincoln
- Before the Tall Man (1970) ... Tom Lincoln (as Burr de Benning)
 1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Tuttle Ames
- Is There Any Man Here? (1970) ... Tuttle Ames
 1970 House on Greenapple Road (TV Movie)
Bill Foley
 1968-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Orrey Hills / Jason Crowder
- Journey to Scathelock (1969) ... Orrey Hills
- The Storm Gate (1968) ... Jason Crowder
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series)
Sam Thomas
- Chapter Nine (1969) ... Sam Thomas
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Harry Ward
- A Wrath of Angels (1969) ... Harry Ward
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Isham
- Warburton's Edge (1969) ... Isham
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Lieutenant
- Pilot (1968) ... Lieutenant (as Burr De Benning)
 1968 Sweet November
Clem Batchman
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Emmet Lloyd
- The Judgement (1968) ... Emmet Lloyd (as Burr De Benning)
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Uvalde
- Breakout (1967) ... Uvalde (as Burr De Benning)
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Richard Youngert
- Confessional (1967) ... Richard Youngert (as Burr De Benning)
 1967 Beach Red
Egan
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
J.B. Flowers
- A Very Small Injustice (1967) ... J.B. Flowers
 1966 Sidekicks (TV Movie)
Archie
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Curley Webb
- Explosion at Waycrossing (1966) ... Curley Webb
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Nick Hunter #1 (1965)
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Other Works:

In 1966, he starred in an unsold Western comedy pilot called "Sidekicks" which concerned the misadventures of a couple of saddle tramps.

Alternate Names:

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Prolific and effective American character actor of the 1960s and '70s, often guest star in TV episodes or made-for-TV movies. Usually seen in shifty roles or as smart-mouthed young punks.

Star Sign:

Virgo

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