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Paul Benedict

Saturday, 17th September 1938 - Monday, 1st December 2008
Silver City, NM
USA


New Mexico-born actor who played British neighbor Harry Bentley on the sitcom The Jeffersons (1975-85). Benedict's oversized jaw and angular features were partly attributed to acromegaly, a pituitary disorder first diagnosed by an endocrinologist who saw him in a theatrical production. He was found dead at his home on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts on December 1, 2008.


Virgin President
1968
Taking Off
Ben Lockston
1971
They Might be Giants
Chestnut Man
1971
Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
1971
Jeremiah Johnson
Reverend
1972
Deadhead Miles
1972
Up the Sandbox
Dr. Beineke
1972
Front Page
Plunkett
1974
Hustling
Lester Traube
1975
Mandingo
Brownlee
1975
Smile
Orren Brooks
1975
Goodbye Girl
Mark
1977
Billy in the Lowlands
Billy's Father
1979
Man with Two Brains
Butler
1983
This is Spinal Tap
Tucker "Smitty" Brown
1984
Lonely Guy
Dr. Zook (voice)
1984
Cocktail
Finance Teacher
1988
Arthur 2: On the Rocks
Fairchild
1988
Babycakes
1989
Freshman
Arthur Fleeber
1989
Sibling Rivalry
Dr. Plotner
1990
Addams Family
Judge Womack
1991
Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman
Dr. Loeb
1993
Devil's Advocate
Walter Krasna
1997
Mighty Wind
Martin Berg
2003

Kojak
Slay Ride
Kauldor
10/13/1974
All in the Family
The Jeffersons Move on Up
Harry Bentley
01/11/1975
Jeffersons
A Friend in Need
Harry Bentley
01/18/1975
Jeffersons
George's Family Tree
Harry Bentley
01/25/1975
Jeffersons
Louise Feels Useless
Harry Bentley
02/01/1975
Jeffersons
Mother Jefferson's Birthday
Harry Bentley
01/31/1976
Jeffersons
Thomas H. Willis & Co.
Harry Bentley
02/11/1978
Jeffersons
George's New Stockbroker
Harry Bentley
11/01/1978
Jeffersons
George, Who?
Harry Bentley
11/29/1978
Jeffersons
A Short Story
Harry Bentley
09/30/1979
Murder, She Wrote
Sticks & Stones
Frederich Hoffman
12/15/1985




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