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Brian Benben


Charming, compactly built, extremely affable American actor Brian Edward Benben was born on June 18, 1956 in Winchester, Virginia, to Gloria Patricia (Coffman) and Peter Michael Benben, Sr., a produce buyer. His paternal grandparents were Polish. Deciding on an acting career while quite young, he started things out at age 17 performing in ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dream On
Dream On Martin Tupper
(1990-1996)
Radioland Murders
Radioland Murders Roger Henderson
(1994)
I Come in Peace
I Come in Peace Special Agent Arwood 'Larry' Smith
(1990)
Private Practice
Private Practice Dr. Sheldon Wallace
(2008-2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Imposters (TV Series)
Max
- Always Forward, Never Back (2017) ... Max
- In the Game (2017) ... Max
- Frog-Bikini-Eiffel Tower (2017) ... Max
- The Maddie Code (2017) ... Max
 2016 Roadies (TV Series)
Preston
- The Load Out (2016) ... Preston
- Carpet Season (2016) ... Preston
- The Bryce Newman Letter (2016) ... Preston
- What Would Phil Do? (2016) ... Preston
 2015 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Charles
- The Earthquake (2015) ... Charles
 2014 Scandal (TV Series)
Leonard Carnehan
- An Innocent Man (2014) ... Leonard Carnehan
 2008-2013 Private Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- In Which We Say Goodbye (2013) ... Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- Full Release (2013) ... Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- Good Fries Are Hard to Come By (2013) ... Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- Georgia on My Mind (2012) ... Dr. Sheldon Wallace
- I'm Fine (2012) ... Dr. Sheldon Wallace
 2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan (TV Movie)
Joseph Finley
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series)
Detective Dwight Faraday
- Deer Woman (2005) ... Detective Dwight Faraday
 2003 Kingpin (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Heywood Klein
- Gimme Shelter (2003) ... Dr. Heywood Klein
- The Odd Couple (2003) ... Dr. Heywood Klein
- French Connection (2003) ... Dr. Heywood Klein
- Black Magic Woman (2003) ... Dr. Heywood Klein
- El Velorio (2003) ... Dr. Heywood Klein
 2001 Sister Mary Explains It All (TV Movie)
Gary Sullivan
 2001 The Flamingo Rising (TV Movie)
Hubert T. Lee
 1998-2000 The Brian Benben Show (TV Series)
Brian Benben
- Of Mice and Benben (2000) ... Brian Benben
- Motivating Kevin (2000) ... Brian Benben
- Have One for the Show (1999) ... Brian Benben
- Chad Dates Julie (1999) ... Brian Benben
- Brian's Got Back: Part 2 (1998) ... Brian Benben
 1997 Comfort, Texas (TV Movie)
Brian
 1990-1996 Dream On (TV Series)
Martin Tupper
- Finale with a Vengeance (1996) ... Martin Tupper
- Finale - Part One (1996) ... Martin Tupper
- Tenants, Anyone? (1996) ... Martin Tupper
- Cupid Is as Cupid Does (1996) ... Martin Tupper
- Hey Diddle Diddle (1996) ... Martin Tupper
 1994 Radioland Murders
Roger Henderson
 1990 I Come in Peace
Special Agent Arwood 'Larry' Smith
 1989 Mortal Sins
Nathan Weinschank
 1988 Clean and Sober
Martin Laux
 1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Atty Warren Kreitzer
- The Heiress (1988) ... Atty Warren Kreitzer
 1987-1988 A Year in the Life (TV Series)
Billy / Billy Putzi
- The Little Disturbance of Man (1988) ... Billy
- I Think You Know Something I Don't Know (1987) ... Billy Putzi (as Brian E. Benben)
 1987 Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (TV Movie)
Tom Hayden
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Max Smith
- I Can't Help Saying Goodbye (1986) ... Max Smith
 1986 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series)
Franz
- Pilot (1986) ... Franz
 1986 Kay O'Brien (TV Series)
Dr. Mark Doyle
- Stop and Smell the Linen (1986) ... Dr. Mark Doyle
- Reunion (1986) ... Dr. Mark Doyle
- Little White Lies (1986) ... Dr. Mark Doyle
- Wreck the Halls (1986) ... Dr. Mark Doyle
- Behind Closed Doors (1986) ... Dr. Mark Doyle
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
David
- Family Business (1983) ... David
 1981 Gangster Wars
Michael Lasker
 1981 The Gangster Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Michael Lasker
- Episode #1.12 (1981) ... Michael Lasker
- Episode #1.11 (1981) ... Michael Lasker
- Episode #1.13 (1981) ... Michael Lasker
- Episode #1.10 (1981) ... Michael Lasker
- Episode #1.9 (1981) ... Michael Lasker
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Other Works:

TV commercial: HBO, with Garry Shandling, promoting his show Dream On (1990) and Shandling's show, The Larry Sanders Show (1992), 1995. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Brian E. Benben

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Owns a working cattle ranch outside of Fredericksburg, Texas. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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