Richard Benjamin

Film Director / Actor / Screenwriter | * 05/22/1938 (86) | 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 films, including Goodbye, Columbus (1969), Catch-22 (1970), Portnoy's Complaint (1972), Westworld (1973), The Last of Sheila (1973), and The Sunshine Boys (1975), for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture. Benjamin was nominated for an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performances in He & She (1968), opposite his wife Paula Prentiss. After directing for television, his first film as a director was the 1982 comedy My Favorite Year, starring Peter O’Toole, who... ()
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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(34)

as Simon Pearce2024 Ex-Husbands
as Dr. Green2023 You People
as himself2023 Segal
as himself2012 Pablo
as Dr. Fancher2008 Henry Poole Is Here
as Ben Feld2003 Marci X
as Samantha's Editor (uncredited)2001 The Shrink Is In
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
as Meyer Shine1978 Fame
as Dr. Norman Solomon1978 House Calls
as Nick Loomis1977 No Room to Run
as Ben Clark1975 The Sunshine Boys
as himself1975 The Lion Roars Again
as Self (uncredited)1973 On Location with Westworld
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(13)

2000 Titus
as himself1982 Wogan
as Adam Quark1977 Quark
as Self - Host / Various1975 Saturday Night Live
as Self - Co-Host / Various1975 Saturday Night Live
as Dick Hollister1967 He & She
as Ted Penny1963 Vacation Playhouse
as Dr. Adam Barstow1961 Dr. Kildare
as Intern1961 Dr. Kildare
as Meyer Shine1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame

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, New York (current age: 86 years + 5 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Northwestern University, Northwestern University School of Communication, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School
Spouses (current/former): Paula Prentiss
Children: Prentiss Benjamin
Father: Samuel Roger Benjamin
Related to: Joe Browning
Other names for Richard Benjamin (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Dick Benjamin"
"Ричард Бенджамин"
Richard Benjamin frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (21x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (18x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (17x, Actress)
Kenan Thompson (15x, Actor)
Jacqueline Cambas (15x, Crew)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Maurice Evans (11x, Actor)
Julie Harris (10x, Actress)
Amy Poehler (9x, Actress)
Art Levinson (9x, Crew)
Dick Ziker (9x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1735, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/17/2024