Martin Benson

Highest Rated: 97% Goldfinger (1964)
Birthday: Aug 10, 1918
Birthplace: Not Available
Tall, grim-faced British actor Martin Benson worked concurrently on stage and in films throughout the late 1940s. Benson's piercing eyes and steely voice were essential equipment in costume dramas and adventure films well into the 1980s. He is most familiar to American audiences for his portrayal of the dour Kralahome in The King and I (1956) and his interpretation of Mr. Solo, the ill-tempered American gangster with a "pressing engagement," in Goldfinger (1964). For 39 weeks in 1957, Martin Benson appeared as the Duke de Medici on the weekly Renaissance-based TV adventure series Sword of Freedom.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Man from Tangier (Thunder Over Tangier) Actor 2014
52% Angela's Ashes Christian Brother 1999
0% Year of the Comet Actor 1992
No Score Yet Arch of Triumph Actor 1985
No Score Yet The Sea Wolves Montero 1981
No Score Yet Sphinx Muhammed 1981
No Score Yet Meetings with Remarkable Men Dr. Ivanov 1979
86% The Omen Father Spiletto 1976
No Score Yet The Message Abu-Jahal 1976
No Score Yet Tiffany Jones Actor 1975
No Score Yet Pope Joan Lothair 1972
No Score Yet Battle Beneath the Earth Gen. Chan Lu 1968
No Score Yet The Magnificent Two President Diaz 1967
No Score Yet A Man Could Get Killed (Welcome, Mr. Beddoes) Politanu 1966
No Score Yet Mozambique Da Silva 1966
No Score Yet The Secret of My Success Rex Mansard 1965
97% Goldfinger Solo 1964
88% Behold a Pale Horse Priest 1964
93% A Shot in the Dark Maurice 1964
59% Cleopatra Ramos 1963
No Score Yet Captain Clegg (Night Creatures) Rash 1962
No Score Yet Satan Never Sleeps Kuznietsky 1962
No Score Yet A Matter of Who Rahman 1961
No Score Yet Five Golden Hours Enrico 1961
No Score Yet Gorgo Dorkin 1961
No Score Yet The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's Actor 1961
64% Exodus Mordekai 1960
83% The 3 Worlds of Gulliver Flimnap 1960
No Score Yet Oscar Wilde George Alexander 1960
No Score Yet Once More, with Feeling! Bardini 1960
No Score Yet Cosmic Monsters Smith 1958
No Score Yet The Two-Headed Spy Gen. Wagner 1958
No Score Yet Pickup Alley Jarolli 1957
No Score Yet Doctor at Large Maharajah 1957
No Score Yet Istanbul Mr. Darius 1957
No Score Yet Windom's Way Rebel Commander 1957
96% The King and I Kralahome 1956
No Score Yet 23 Paces to Baker Street Pillings 1956
No Score Yet Doctor At Sea Head Waiter (uncredited) 1955
No Score Yet Always a Bride Actor 1953
No Score Yet The Gambler and the Lady Tony - Pat's Dance Partner 1952
No Score Yet Frightened Man Actor 1952
No Score Yet Wide Boy Rocco 1952
No Score Yet Assassin for Hire Catesby 1951


No Score Yet The Invisible Man
  • 1959
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
67% The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Vogon Captain
No Score Yet The Saint
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