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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 .

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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 .

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1938-09-17

Day of Death 2008-12-01

Place of Birth Silver City, New Mexico, United States

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2008 Side by Each
2004 After the Sunset as Night Shift Guard
2003 A Mighty Wind as Martin Berg
2000 Isn't She Great as Prof. Brainiac
1999 A Fish in the Bathtub as Milo
1997 The Devil's Advocate as Walter Krasna (uncredited)
1996 Waiting for Guffman as Roy Loomis
1995 Guns & Lipstick as Mickey
1993 Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman as Dr. Victor Loeb
1993 Sex, Shock & Censorship in the 90's as Malcolm Maltved
1992 The Return of Spinal Tap as Hotel Concierge (uncredited)
1991 The Addams Family as Judge Womack
1990 Sibling Rivalry as Dr. Plotner
1990 The Freshman as Arthur Fleeber
1989 Seinfeld (1 episode)
1989 Babycakes as Magleby
1988 The Chair as Warden Edward Dwyer
1988 Cocktail as Finance Teacher
1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks as Fairchild
1987 Moonstruck as Diner
1985 The Twilight Zone (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1984 This Is Spinal Tap as Tucker 'Smitty' Brown
1984 Mama Malone (2 episodes)
1984 The Lonely Guy as Dr. Zook (uncredited / voice)
1983 The Man with Two Brains as Butler
1982 The Blue and the Gray (3 episodes) as Arbuthnot
1982 The Electric Grandmother as Guido Fantoccini
1981 Desperate Moves as Cosmo
1979 Sweepstakes (1 episode)
1977 The Goodbye Girl as Mark
1975 Mandingo as Brownlee
1975 Hustling as Lester Traube
1975 The Jeffersons (253 episodes) as Harry Bentley
1975 Smile as Orren Brooks
1974 The Front Page as Plunkett
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1972 Up the Sandbox as Dr. Beineke
1972 Jeremiah Johnson as Reverend Lindquist
1972 Deadhead Miles as Hitchhiker
1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight as Shots O'Toole
1971 They Might Be Giants as Chestnut Man
1971 Taking Off as Ben Lockston
1971 Cold Turkey as Zen Buddhist
1971 All in the Family (1 episode)
1965 The Double-Barrelled Detective Story as Wells Fargo Ferguson

Directing

1975 The Jeffersons (1 episode)Director

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