Sam Benedict is an American legal drama that aired on NBC from September 1962 to March 1963. The series was created and executive produced by E. Jack Neuman.

Sam Benedict is based on real-life lawyer Jacob W. "Jake" Erlich, who served as technical consultant for the series.

  1. E. Jack Neuman


Series Cast

  1. Edmond O'Brien as Sam Benedict

    Edmond O'Brien

    Sam Benedict

    28 Episodes

  2. Richard Rust as Hank Tabor

    Richard Rust

    Hank Tabor

    28 Episodes

  3. Joan Tompkins as Trudy Wagner

    Joan Tompkins

    Trudy Wagner

    28 Episodes

  4. Joe De Santis as

    Joe De Santis

    3 Episodes

  5. Karl Swenson as

    Karl Swenson

    3 Episodes

  6. Ross Elliott as

    Ross Elliott

    3 Episodes

  7. Robert Lansing as

    Robert Lansing

    2 Episodes

  8. David Sheiner as

    David Sheiner

    2 Episodes

  9. Yvonne Craig as

    Yvonne Craig

    2 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 1

1962 • 28 Episodes

Season 1 of Sam Benedict premiered on September 15, 1962.

Season For Vengeance

(1x28, March 30, 1963) Season Finale

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Sam Benedict
Sam Benedict


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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