John Bentley

Birthday: Dec 2, 1916
Birthplace: Not Available
Handsome, British stage actor John Bentley entered London's film industry in 1946, where he was immediately put to work grinding out inexpensive detective melodramas. He was seen as radio hero Paul Temple in an entertaining Boy's-Own-Adventure film series, then starred as John Creasey's gentleman sleuth "The Toff" in a brace of second features. Occasionally, Bentley ventured into "A"-picture territory, notably the 1956 Errol Flynn vehicle Istanbul (1956). In 1957, John Bentley starred as Inspector John Derek in the Kenya-filmed TV detective series African Patrol.

Highest Rated Movies



88% The Paper Paste-Up Person 1994
16% The Bonfire of the Vanities Bill, Doorman 1990
No Score Yet The Chair Warden Callahan 1988
40% Heaven Help Us 1st Man 1985
83% The Muppets Take Manhattan Train Conductor 1984
90% The Pope of Greenwich Village Summons Man 1984
67% Still of the Night Night Watchman 1982
No Score Yet Bill Cop 1981
80% So Fine Elevator Starter 1981
88% Arthur Perry 1981
75% The Front Bartender 1976
No Score Yet The Singer Not the Song Chief of Police 1961
No Score Yet Submarine Seahawk Paul Turner 1958
No Score Yet White Huntress Paul Dobson 1957
No Score Yet Istanbul Inspector Nural 1957
No Score Yet Flight From Vienna Capt. Lawson 1956
No Score Yet Way Out Detective Sgt. Seagrave 1956
No Score Yet The Woman's Angle Renfro Mansell 1954
No Score Yet River Beat Det. Insp. Dan Barker 1954
No Score Yet Profile Peter Armstrong 1954
No Score Yet White Huntress Actor 1954
No Score Yet Stolen Face Mike Billings 1952
No Score Yet Tread Softly Actor 1952
No Score Yet Hammer the Toff Richard Rollinson 1952
No Score Yet Brighthaven Express (Salute the Toff) The Honorable Richard Rollison 1951
No Score Yet The Happiest Days of Your Life Richard Tassell 1950
No Score Yet Calling Paul Temple Paul Temple 1948


66% Desperate Housewives
  • 2009
No Score Yet JAG
Master Chief Calloway
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet Law & Order
Mike Carney
  • 1991


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