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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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Born:
Dec 27, 1934 In Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
62
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Series A Gentleman's Club 2018
Known For
Poster of Doctor Who
Poster of Midsomer Murders
Poster of Upstairs, Downstairs
Poster of Doctor Who
Filmography

A Gentleman's Club (2018)

Series
as Unknown

The Strauss Family (2018)

Series
as Unknown

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Action Adventure
Movie
as Lord Knutsford
5.6 2810 votes

The Merry Wives of Windsor: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (2011)

Comedy
Movie
as Sir John Falstaff

Angel (2007)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Lord Norley
5.2 49 votes

Doctor Who (2005)

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.0 1022 votes

Foyle's War (2002)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.1 34 votes

Judge John Deed (2001)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.5 2 votes

Sword of Honour (2001)

Drama War
Movie
as Doctor
3.5 2 votes

Treasure Island (1999)

Adventure Family
Movie
as Squire Trelawney
4.0 3 votes

Midsomer Murders (1997)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.8 64 votes

As You Like It (1994)

Comedy
Movie
as Duke Frederick / Corin (voice)
7 1 votes

Heartbeat (1992)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.3 3 votes

Maigret (1992)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Young Charlie Chaplin (1989)

Series
as Unknown

Anything More Would Be Greedy (1989)

Drama
Series

Inspector Morse (1987)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
7.7 29 votes

The Diary of Anne Frank (1987)

Drama
Series
as Mr. Hans Van Daan
8 1 votes

Call Me Mister (1986)

Series
as Unknown

Lovejoy (1986)

Comedy Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
8.1 14 votes

Yes, Prime Minister (1986)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.9 22 votes

Dempsey and Makepeace (1985)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.8 6 votes

The Plague Dogs (1982)

Adventure Animation Drama
Movie
as Rowf (voice)
7.9 40 votes

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)

Movie
9.0 1 votes

Hawk the Slayer (1980)

Fantasy Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Fitzwalter
4.5 13 votes

Donkeys' Years (1980)

Movie
as Norman Tate

Minder (1979)

Action & Adventure Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.6 7 votes

Shoestring (1979)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

Dick Turpin (1979)

Drama Comedy
Series
8 1 votes

The Sandbaggers (1978)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7 2 votes

Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang (1977)

Drama Action Adventure Science Fiction
Movie
as Henry Gordon Jago
8 1 votes

Target (1977)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown

Get Some In! (1975)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 2 votes

Poldark (1975)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
9.5 2 votes

My Son Reuben (1975)

Series

Angels (1975)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
4.0 1 votes

Rumpole of the Bailey (1975)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 6 votes

Brief Encounter (1974)

Movie
as Porter
5.3 3 votes

Father Brown (1974)

Crime Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown

Thriller (1973)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
9.0 1 votes

Baffled! (1973)

Thriller TV Movie
Movie
as Verelli
3.0 1 votes

Crown Court (1972)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Van der Valk (1972)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
7.0 2 votes

Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8.1 8 votes

Jason King (1971)

Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
8.0 1 votes

Budgie (1971)

Series
as Unknown
9.5 2 votes

Doctor Who: Inferno (1970)

Adventure Science Fiction Drama
Movie
as Sir Keith Gold
9.0 1 votes

Play for Today (1970)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
9.0 1 votes

Ace of Wands (1970)

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown

Junket 89 (1970)

Family
Movie

Paul Temple (1969)

Crime
Series
as Unknown

Ring of Bright Water (1969)

Drama Family Foreign
Movie
as Fishmonger
3.2 6 votes

The Prisoner (1967)

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.8 50 votes

Quick Before They Catch Us (1966)

Mystery Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown

Play of the Month (1965)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965)

Series
as Unknown

Detective (1964)

Series
as Unknown

Doctor Who (1963)

Action & Adventure Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Sir Keith Gold
7.7 135 votes

The Saint (1962)

Action & Adventure Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 21 votes

Z-Cars (1962)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

The Avengers (1961)

Action & Adventure Crime Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown
7.5 37 votes

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
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