Paul Benedict

Paul Benedict

  • Born on
    • September 17th, 1938
  • Died on
    • December 1st, 2008
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


Acting (30 Credits)

2004After the Sunset as Night Shift Guard
2003A Mighty Wind as Martin Berg
2000Isn't She Great as Prof. Brainiac
1997The Devil's Advocate as Walter Krasna (uncredited)
1996Waiting for Guffman as Roy Loomis
1993Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman as Dr. Victor Loeb
1992A Spinal Tap Reunion: The 25th Anniversary London Sell-Out as Hotel Concierge (uncredited)
1991The Addams Family as Judge Womack
1990The Freshman as Arthur Fleeber
1990Sibling Rivalry as Dr. Plotner
1989Babycakes as Magleby
1988Arthur 2: On the Rocks as Fairchild
1988Cocktail as Finance Teacher
1987Moonstruck as Diner
1984This Is Spinal Tap as Tucker 'Smitty' Brown
1984The Lonely Guy as Dr. Zook (voice) (uncredited)
1983The Man with Two Brains as Butler
1982The Electric Grandmother as Guido Fantoccini
1982The Blue and the Gray as Arbuthnot
1977The Goodbye Girl as Mark
1975Mandingo as Brownlee
1975Smile as Orren Brooks
1975The Jeffersons as Harry Bentley
1974The Front Page as Plunkett
1972Jeremiah Johnson as Reverend Lindquist
1972Up the Sandbox as Dr. Beineke
1971Taking Off as Ben Lockston
1971Cold Turkey as Zen Buddhist
1971They Might Be Giants as Chestnut Man
1971The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight as Shots O'Toole

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