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Born in Oxford, England, UK
Birth NameBenjamin John Whitrow

Mini Bio (1)

Benjamin Whitrow was a softly-spoken, RADA-trained English actor who performed on stage from 1959. He worked for seven years in the 1960s under the direction of Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre. He was also a prolific actor on screen, usually seen in avuncular roles. He is probably best remembered for his BAFTA-nominated performance as Mr. Bennet in the BBC's acclaimed version of Pride and Prejudice (1995) and he made his final appearance in Gary Oldman's Churchill film Darkest Hour (2017). In his personal life, he was fond of wild orchids, golf, bridge and collecting books, and had a son, Angus Imrie, with actress Celia Imrie.

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Spouse (1)

Catherine Cook (1972 - 28 September 2017) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (3)

He trained at RADA 1955 -1959 which was interrupted by having to do his national service and made his theatrical debut at the Liverpool Playhouse in 1959.
He made his West End debut in Otherwise Engaged at the Queens Theatre in 1975.
Father of Angus Imrie.

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