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Burr DeBenning (September 21, 1936 – May 26, 2003) was an American character actor, who has done work in both film and television. DeBenning appeared in nearly 100 films and TV shows during his career. His credits include the television films The House on Greenapple Road, Wolfen, The Incredible Melting Man, A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, St. Ives, Cruising, and Love Field. He appeared in such television programs as Custer, Matlock, Matt Houston, Mike Hammer, Magnum, P.I., Matt Helm, Medical Center, McCloud, Columbo and Medical Story. Co-starred with Robert Wagner in City Beneath the Sea (1971). His character was called "Aquila" and had gills. Other guest appearance was in a war movie Beach Red (1967). DeBenning's last media appearance was a cameo in a music video for The Avalanches' hit song "Frontier Psychiatrist" in 2000. He died in California at age 66 from undisclosed causes.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Burr DeBenning (September 21, 1936 – May 26, 2003) was an American character actor, who has done work in both film and television. DeBenning appeared in nearly 100 films and TV shows during his career. His credits include the television films The House on Greenapple Road, Wolfen, The Incredible Melting Man, A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, St. Ives, Cruising, and Love Field. He appeared in such television programs as Custer, Matlock, Matt Houston, Mike Hammer, Magnum, P.I., Matt Helm, Medical Center, McCloud, Columbo and Medical Story. Co-starred with Robert Wagner in City Beneath the Sea (1971). His character was called "Aquila" and had gills. Other guest appearance was in a war movie Beach Red (1967). DeBenning's last media appearance was a cameo in a music video for The Avalanches' hit song "Frontier Psychiatrist" in 2000. He died in California at age 66 from undisclosed causes.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1936-09-21

Day of Death 2003-05-26

Place of Birth Seminole, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child as Mr. Jordan
1988 Freddy's Nightmares (1 episode) as Dr. Serling
1986 Armed Response as Lt. Sanderson
1986 Matlock (2 episodes)
1985 Hollywood Beat (1 episode)
1985 Hell Town (1 episode)
1984 Highway to Heaven (1 episode)
1982 Matt Houston (1 episode)
1982 Hotel (1 episode)
1981 Falcon Crest (1 episode)
1981 Simon & Simon (1 episode)
1981 The Fall Guy (1 episode)
1981 Nero Wolfe (1 episode)
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing (1 episode)
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1979 B. J. and the Bear (2 episodes)
1978 The House of the Dead as Growski
1978 The Amazing Captain Nemo as Lt. Jim Porter
1977 The Incredible Melting Man as Dr. Ted Nelson
1977 CHiPs (2 episodes)
1976 Quincy, M.E. (2 episodes)
1976 St. Ives as Officer Fran
1975 Wonder Woman (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (2 episodes)
1975 Switch (1 episode)
1975 Barbary Coast (1 episode)
1975 Adventures of the Queen as Ted Trevor
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Harry Crown
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
1974 Little House on the Prairie (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1973 Police Story (3 episodes)
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Rookies (1 episode)
1972 J.C. as Dan Martin
1971 The Face of Fear as Peter Sargent Fennington
1971 Columbo (1 episode) as Capt. Loomis
1971 Cannon (2 episodes)
1971 City Beneath the Sea as Aguila (as Burr De Benning)
1970 McCloud (1 episode)
1969 Medical Center (1 episode)
1968 Lancer (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad (2 episodes)
1968 The Outcasts (1 episode)
1968 Hawaii Five-O (1 episode)
1968 Sweet November as Clem Batchman
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1967 Custer (1 episode)
1967 Beach Red as Pvt. Egan
1967 Ironside (4 episodes)
1965 The F.B.I. (6 episodes)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1951 Search for Tomorrow (260 episodes)

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