Richard Benjamin

Highest Rated:
100% My Favorite Year (1982)
Lowest Rated:
7% Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Birthday:
May 22
Birthplace:
New York, New York, USA
Bio:
Throughout his film career, Richard Benjamin trafficked in neurotic, high-strung, self-involved upper-middle-class characterizations. While attending the New York High School of Performing Arts, Benjamin made his first professional stage appearances, and reportedly showed up in a handful of movie…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Witches Brew
  • Josua Lightman
-- 2012
39% Henry Poole Is Here
  • Dr. Fancher
$1.7M 2008
A Little Thing Called Murder
  • Director
-- 2006
72% Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
  • Reporter
$148.2M 2006
37% Keeping Up With The Steins
  • Actor
$4.3M 2006
The Goodbye Girl
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 2004
9% Marci X
  • Ben Feld
  • Director
$1.5M 2003
The Stranger Wore a Gun
  • Actor
-- 2003
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
  • Director
-- 2001
The Shrink is In
  • (uncredited)
  • Director
-- 2001
The Sports Pages
  • Director
-- 2001
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
  • Director
-- 2001
The Pentagon Wars
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1998
Tourist Trap
  • Director
-- 1998
71% Deconstructing Harry
  • Ken
-- 1997
7% Mrs. Winterbourne
  • Director
-- 1996
8% Milk Money
  • Director
-- 1994
29% Made in America
  • Director
-- 1993
73% Mermaids
  • Director
-- 1990
Downtown
  • Director
-- 1990
First Works
  • Actor
-- 1989
55% Little Nikita
  • Director
-- 1988
13% My Stepmother Is an Alien
  • Director
-- 1988
47% The Money Pit
  • Director
-- 1986
60% Racing With the Moon
  • Director
-- 1984
23% City Heat
  • Director
-- 1984
Packin' It In
  • Actor
-- 1983
100% My Favorite Year
  • Director
-- 1982
10% Saturday the 14th
  • John
-- 1981
The Last Married Couple in America
  • Marv Cooper
-- 1980
How to Beat the High Cost of Living
  • Actor
-- 1980
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living
  • Albert
-- 1980
20% First Family
  • Press Secretary Bunthome
-- 1980
Scavenger Hunt
  • Stuart Selsome
-- 1979
67% Love at First Bite
  • Dr. Jeff Rosenberg
-- 1979
33% House Calls
  • Dr. Norman Solomon
-- 1978
No Room to Run
  • Nick Loomis
-- 1978
81% The Sunshine Boys
  • Ben Clark
-- 1975
92% The Last of Sheila
  • Tom
-- 1973
84% Westworld
  • Martin
-- 1973
Portnoy's Complaint
  • Alexander Portnoy
-- 1972
Steagle, The
  • Harold Weiss
-- 1971
88% Catch-22
  • Maj. Danby
-- 1970
77% Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • Jonathan Balser
-- 1970
100% Goodbye, Columbus
  • Neil
-- 1969
83% Crime Wave (The City is Dark)
  • Mark
-- 1954
Riding Shotgun
  • Blackie
-- 1954
Thunder Over the Plains
  • Sgt. Shaw
-- 1953
95% House of Wax
  • Detective
-- 1953
The Marriage Of A Young Stockbroker
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Pushing Daisies
2007-2009
  • Jerry
2009

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Quotes from Richard Benjamin's Characters

    1. Major Major: Is something wrong?
    2. Chaplain Tappman: No, no. I...just thought I saw something.
    3. Major Major: A naked man in a tree?
    4. Chaplain Tappman: Yes, that's it.
    5. Maj. Danby: That's just Yossarian.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (5 months ago)
    1. Maj. Danby: Weather conditions have improved tremendously over the mainland, so you won't have any trouble at all seeing the target. Of course, we mustn't forget, that means that they won't have any trouble at all seeing you.
    From Catch-22. Submitted by Kia M (5 months ago)
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