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Christopher Benjamin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Christopher Benjamin is a British actor, born 27 December 1934 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England. He is well known for his roles in some of the UK's biggest cult television programmes. This included playing the same character in two Patrick McGoohan dramas, Danger Man and The Prisoner, fuelling speculation that they are possibly linked. He was also a regular in The Avengers and Doctor Who, playing in three episodes of each, mostly in comedy roles. He also played recurring roles in several period dramas. He was Sir John Glutton, the regular adversary in the period family adventure series Dick Turpin, Channing in several episodes of the third series of When The Boat Comes In, and Prosper Profound in the acclaimed 1967 adaptation of The Forsyte Saga . He reprised the role of Henry Gordon Jago, from the Doctor Who serial The Talons of Weng-Chiang in four series of Jago and Litefoot audio plays, after a well received episode of the Big Finish Productions audio C.D. series Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles entitled The Mahogany Murderers. He acted alongside Trevor Baxter who played Professor George Litefoot. Predominantly a theatre actor, he has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared at Shakespeare's Globe from 17 June to 5 October 2008 as Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Christopher Benjamin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .

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Dec 27, 1934 In Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Legend of Tarzan 2016-06-29
Known For
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of Midsomer Murders
Poster of The Diary of Anne Frank
Poster of Doctor Who
Movie The Legend of Tarzan Lord Knutsford 2016-06-29
Movie The Merry Wives of Windsor Sir John Falstaff 2011-06-27
Movie Angel Lord Norley 2007-02-17
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2005-03-26
Movie Midsomer Rhapsody Harvey Crane 2005-10-02
Series Foyle's War Unknown 2002-10-27
Movie Sword of Honour Doctor 2001-01-02
Series Judge John Deed Unknown 2001-01-09
Movie Treasure Island Squire Trelawney 1999-01-01
Series The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Troll Manager 1999-11-07
Movie The Tichborne Claimant Gibbes 1998-08-01
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Series Pride and Prejudice Sir William Lucas 1995-09-24
Movie Hard Times Slackbridge 1994-04-29
Movie As You Like It Duke Frederick / Corin (voice) 1994-11-16
Series Magic Grandad Sir John Gage 1993-01-12
Series Maigret Unknown 1992-02-09
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie Thatcher: The Final Days George Younger 1991-09-11
Series Anything More Would Be Greedy 1989-07-26
Series Young Charlie Chaplin Unknown 1989-01-25
Series A Gentleman's Club Unknown 1988-09-23
Series The Diary of Anne Frank Mr. Hans Van Daan 1987-01-04
Series Inspector Morse Unknown 1987-01-06
Series Yes, Prime Minister Unknown 1986-01-09
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Series Call Me Mister Unknown 1986-09-05
Series Casualty Henry Lindall 1986-09-06
Series Dempsey and Makepeace Sam Powell 1985-01-11
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Montfleury 1985-07-26
Series Sherlock Holmes Dr. Huxtable 1984-04-24
Movie The Plague Dogs Rowf (voice) 1982-10-21
Series The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby 1982-11-07
Movie A Brush with Mr. Porter on the Road to El Dorado Mr Porter 1981-01-20
Movie Donkeys' Years Norman Tate 1980-01-01
Movie The Executioner Rabbi 1980-04-17
Movie Hawk the Slayer Fitzwalter 1980-08-27
Series Dick Turpin 1979-01-06
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Series Shoestring Unknown 1979-09-30
Series The Sandbaggers Unknown 1978-09-18
Movie Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang Henry Gordon Jago 1977-04-02
Series Target Unknown 1977-09-09
Series My Son Reuben 1975-09-08
Series Poldark Unknown 1975-10-05
Series Angels Unknown 1975-09-01
Series Get Some In! Unknown 1975-10-16
Series Rumpole of the Bailey Unknown 1975-12-17
Series Father Brown Unknown 1974-09-26
Movie Brief Encounter Porter 1974-11-12
Series Thriller Unknown 1973-03-14
Series Van der Valk Unknown 1972-09-13
Movie Baffled! Verelli 1972-12-17
Series The Protectors Banker 1972-09-29
Series Crown Court Unknown 1972-10-11
Series Budgie Unknown 1971-04-09
Series Jason King Unknown 1971-09-15
Series Upstairs, Downstairs Unknown 1971-10-10
Series Ace of Wands Unknown 1970-07-29
Movie Doctor Who: Inferno Sir Keith Gold 1970-06-20
Movie Junket 89 1970-09-09
Movie Døden i gatene 1970-10-08
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie Ring of Bright Water Fishmonger 1969-06-18
Series Paul Temple Unknown 1969-11-23
Series The Prisoner Unknown 1967-09-29
Series Quick Before They Catch Us Unknown 1966-05-07
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Series Detective Unknown 1964-03-30
Series Doctor Who Sir Keith Gold 1963-11-23
Series The Saint Fish 1962-10-04
Series Z-Cars Unknown 1962-01-02
Series The Avengers Swindin 1961-01-07
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24