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Paul Benedict

1938-09-17 Silver City, New Mexico, United States

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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


Side by Each 2008-01-01
After the Sunset Night Shift Guard 2004-11-12
A Mighty Wind Martin Berg 2003-04-16
Isn't She Great Prof. Brainiac 2000-01-28
A Fish in the Bathtub Milo 1999-03-01
The Devil's Advocate Walter Krasna (uncredited) 1997-10-17
Waiting for Guffman Not Guffman 1996-08-21
Guns & Lipstick Mickey 1995-08-27
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman Dr. Victor Loeb 1994-09-28
Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's Malcolm Maltved 1993-09-09
The Return of Spinal Tap Hotel Concierge (uncredited) 1992-12-31
The Addams Family Judge Womack 1991-11-22
The Freshman Arthur Fleeber 1990-07-20
Sibling Rivalry Dr. Plotner 1990-10-26
Babycakes Magleby 1989-02-14
Arthur 2: On the Rocks Fairchild 1988-07-08
The Chair Warden Edward Dwyer 1988-10-08
Cocktail Finance Teacher 1988-07-29
This Is Spinal Tap Tucker 'Smitty' Brown 1984-05-04
The Lonely Guy Dr. Zook (voice) (uncredited) 1984-01-27
The Man with Two Brains Butler 1983-06-10
The Electric Grandmother Guido Fantoccini 1982-01-17
Desperate Moves Cosmo 1980-01-01
Billy in the Lowlands 1979-12-12
The Goodbye Girl Mark 1977-11-27
The Making of 'The Goodbye Girl' Self 1977-01-01
Bad Dog Owner 1976-01-01
Hustling Lester Traube 1975-02-22
Mandingo Brownlee 1975-06-06
The Front Page Plunkett 1974-11-01
Up the Sandbox Dr. Beineke 1972-12-21
Deadhead Miles Hitchhiker 1972-08-08
Jeremiah Johnson Reverend Lindquist 1972-09-10
Cold Turkey Zen Buddhist 1971-02-19
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight Shots O'Toole 1971-12-22
Taking Off Ben Lockston 1971-05-14
They Might Be Giants Chestnut Man 1971-06-09
The Virgin President Rutherford Melon 1968-11-18
The Double-Barrelled Detective Story Wells Fargo Ferguson 1965-12-31