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Christopher Benjamin

1934-12-27 Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England

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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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The Merry Wives of Windsor Sir John Falstaff 2011-06-27
Angel Lord Norley 2007-02-17
Sword of Honour Doctor 2001-01-02
Treasure Island Squire Trelawney 1999-01-01
Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Troll Manager 1999-11-05
The Tichborne Claimant Gibbes 1998-08-01
Hard Times Slackbridge 1994-04-29
Thatcher: The Final Days George Younger 1991-09-11
The Black Velvet Gown Anthony Gallington 1991-06-02
The Caucasian Chalk Circle Prince Kazbeki 1985-01-01
Cyrano de Bergerac Montfleury 1985-07-26
The Plague Dogs Rowf (voice) 1982-10-21
A Brush with Mr. Porter on the Road to El Dorado Mr Porter 1981-01-20
The Executioner Rabbi 1980-04-17
Hawk the Slayer Fitzwalter 1980-08-27
Donkeys' Years Norman Tate 1980-01-01
Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang Henry Gordon Jago 1977-04-02
Brief Encounter Porter 1974-11-12
In the Steps of a Dead Man Medical Officer 1974-05-27
Baffled! Verelli 1972-12-17
Doctor Who: Inferno Sir Keith Gold 1970-05-09
Døden i gatene 1970-10-08
Junket 89 1970-09-09
Ring of Bright Water Fishmonger 1969-06-18
The Tycoon Gerald 1968-12-30
The Brahmin Widow Niaz Ali Beg 1968-04-08
Love's Labour's Lost Don Adriano de Armado 1965-05-06