Richard Benjamin

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter | * 05/22/1938 (82) | New York City, New York
Richard Samuel Benjamin (born May 22, 1938) is an American actor and film director. He has starred in a number of well-known film productions, including Goodbye, Columbus (1969), based on the novella by Philip Roth; Catch-22 (1970), from the Joseph Heller best-seller; Westworld (1973), a science-fiction thriller by Michael Crichton; and The Sunshine Boys (1975), written by Neil Simon. After directing for television, his first film as director was the 1982 comedy My Favorite Year. His other films as director include City Heat (1984), starring Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood, The Money Pit (1986) with Tom Hanks, and Made in America (1993) with Whoopi ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Richard Benjamin

Theatre World Award

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Movies with Richard Benjamin as Actor(31)

as himself2021 Segal
as Self (uncredited)2020 On Location with Westworld
as Dr. Fancher2008 Henry Poole Is Here
as Ben Feld2003 Marci X
as Caspar Weinberger (Secretary of Defense)1998 The Pentagon Wars
as Gary Webber1983 Packin' It In
as John1981 Saturday the 14th
as Press Secretary Bunthorne1980 First Family
as Joshua Lightman1980 Witches' Brew
as Dr. Jeffery Rosenberg / Van Helsing1979 Love at First Bite
as Stuart Selsome1979 Scavenger Hunt
1978 Fame
as Dr. Norman Solomon1978 House Calls
as Ben Clark1975 The Sunshine Boys
as himself1975 The Lion Roars Again
as Peter Martin1973 Westworld
as Alexander Portnoy1972 Portnoy's Complaint
as Harold Weiss1971 The Steagle
as Maj. Danby1970 Catch-22
as Jonathan Balser1970 Diary of a Mad Housewife
as Neil Klugman1969 Goodbye, Columbus

TV Shows/Series with Richard Benjamin as Actor(12)

Movies with Richard Benjamin as Crew(20)

Directing/Director2006 A Little Thing Called Murder
Directing/Director2004 The Goodbye Girl
Production/Producer2004 The Goodbye Girl
Directing/Director2003 Marci X
Directing/Director2001 The Sports Pages
Directing/Director2001 Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Directing/Director2001 The Shrink Is In
Directing/Director1998 The Pentagon Wars
Directing/Director1998 Tourist Trap
Directing/Director1996 Mrs. Winterbourne
Directing/Director1994 Milk Money
Directing/Director1993 Made in America
Directing/Director1990 Mermaids
Directing/Director1990 Downtown
Directing/Director1988 My Stepmother is an Alien
Directing/Director1988 Little Nikita
Directing/Director1986 The Money Pit
Directing/Director1984 Racing with the Moon
Directing/Director1984 City Heat
Directing/Director1982 My Favorite Year

Full Name: Richard Benjamin
Born: Sunday, 05/22 1938 (May) in New York City (current age: 82 years + 331 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Northwestern University, Northwestern University School of Communication, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Spouses (current/former): Paula Prentiss
Children: Prentiss Benjamin
Richard Benjamin frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Jacqueline Cambas (13x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (11x, Actress)
Buck Henry (7x, Actor)
Paula Prentiss (7x, Actress)
Art Levinson (7x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (6x, Actor)
Molly Shannon (6x, Actress)
Bobby Moynihan (6x, Actor)
Nasim Pedrad (6x, Actress)
Dick Ziker (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1735, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/05/2021