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Paul Benedict

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Paul Benedict (September 17, 1938 – December 1, 2008) was an American actor who made numerous appearances in television and movies beginning in the 1960s. He was known for his roles as The Number Painter on the popular PBS children's show Sesame Street, and as the quirky English neighbor "Harry Bentley" on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons. Often mistakenly credited as Charlie Bucket's school teacher (the uncredited role of Mr. Turkentine), in the cult classic Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, who was actually played by David Battley . Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Benedict, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Sep 17, 1938 In Silver City, New Mexico, United States
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Double-Barrelled Detective Story 1965-12-31
Latest Project:
Movie Side by Each 2008-01-01
Known For
Poster of Side by Each
Poster of After the Sunset
Poster of The Devil's Advocate
Poster of Cocktail
Movie Side by Each Unknown 2008-01-01
Movie After the Sunset Night Shift Guard 2004-11-12
Movie A Mighty Wind Martin Berg 2003-04-16
Movie Isn't She Great Prof. Brainiac 2000-01-28
Movie A Fish in the Bathtub Milo 1999-03-01
Movie The Devil's Advocate Walter Krasna (uncredited) 1997-10-17
Movie Waiting for Guffman Roy Loomis 1996-08-21
Movie Guns & Lipstick Mickey 1995-08-27
Movie Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's Malcolm Maltved 1993-09-09
Movie Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman Dr. Victor Loeb 1993-12-11
Movie The Return of Spinal Tap Hotel Concierge (uncredited) 1992-12-31
Movie The Addams Family Judge Womack 1991-11-22
Movie The Freshman Arthur Fleeber 1990-07-20
Movie Sibling Rivalry Dr. Plotner 1990-10-26
Movie Babycakes Magleby 1989-02-14
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Arthur 2: On the Rocks Fairchild 1988-07-08
Movie The Chair Warden Edward Dwyer 1988-10-08
Movie Cocktail Finance Teacher 1988-07-29
Movie Moonstruck Diner 1987-12-16
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Movie The Lonely Guy Dr. Zook (uncredited / voice) 1984-01-27
Series Mama Malone Unknown 1984-03-07
Movie This Is Spinal Tap Tucker 'Smitty' Brown 1984-05-04
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie The Man with Two Brains Butler 1983-06-10
Movie The Electric Grandmother Guido Fantoccini 1982-01-17
Series The Blue and the Gray Arbuthnot 1982-11-14
Movie Desperate Moves Cosmo 1981-01-01
Series Sweepstakes Unknown 1979-01-26
Movie The Goodbye Girl Mark 1977-11-27
Series The Jeffersons Harry Bentley 1975-01-18
Movie Smile Orren Brooks 1975-01-01
Movie Mandingo Brownlee 1975-06-06
Movie Hustling Lester Traube 1975-02-22
Movie The Front Page Plunkett 1974-12-01
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie Jeremiah Johnson Reverend Lindquist 1972-09-10
Movie Deadhead Miles Hitchhiker 1972-08-08
Movie Up the Sandbox Dr. Beineke 1972-12-21
Movie Cold Turkey Zen Buddhist 1971-02-19
Series All in the Family Unknown 1971-01-12
Movie Taking Off Ben Lockston 1971-05-17
Movie They Might Be Giants Chestnut Man 1971-06-09
Movie The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Shots O'Toole 1971-12-22
Movie The Virgin President Rutherford Melon 1968-11-18
Movie The Double-Barrelled Detective Story Wells Fargo Ferguson 1965-12-31