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Alan Bennett

Highest Rated:   100% Dreamchild (1985)
Lowest Rated:   11% In Love and War (1996)
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Alan Bennett is a distinguished British screenwriter, playwright and occasionally an actor. In the latter capacity, Bennett is best known as one of the "Beyond the Fringe" comedy troupe, where he was the most unobtrusive member of the lively group that included Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, and Jonathan Miller. He also wrote for the show. Bennet is the son of a Yorkshire butcher. As a young man he won a scholarship to Oxford. As a writer, Bennett is highly regarded for his ability to create detailed, memorable character sketches of complicated men. His work has appeared on stage, screen, and television. Among his better known films is his in-depth portrait of the notorious spy Guy Burgess, An Englishman Abroad (1983).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
90% The Lady In The Van
  • Alan Bennett
  • Screenwriter
2015
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: People, Encore
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: People
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet National Theatre Live: The Habit Of Art
  • Screenwriter
2013
No Score Yet Julie Walters and Friends
  • Actor
2011
65% The History Boys
  • Screenwriter
$2.6M 2006
No Score Yet Beyond the Fringe
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
2005
No Score Yet The Young Visiters
  • Narrator
2003
No Score Yet The Importance of Being Morrissey
  • Actor
2002
61% The Land Girls
  • Himself
1998
No Score Yet A Dance to the Music of Time
  • Actor
1997
No Score Yet The Willows in Winter
  • Actor
1996
11% In Love and War
  • porter
1996
No Score Yet The Wind in the Willows
  • Mole
1995
93% The Madness of King George
  • Screenwriter
  • 2nd MP
1994
No Score Yet Fortunes of War
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Little Dorrit (Nobody's Fault) (Little Dorrit's Story)
  • The Bishop
1988
92% Prick Up Your Ears
  • Screenwriter
1987
100% Dreamchild
  • Mock Turtle
1985
100% A Private Function
  • Screenwriter
1985
80% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
  • Ewok
1983
No Score Yet The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Justice Shallow
1982
No Score Yet The Secret Policeman's Other Ball
  • Actor
1982
No Score Yet Alice In Wonderland
  • Mouse
1966

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Performer
  • Screenwriter
  • 2004
  • 2001

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