Dirk Benedict


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Dirk Benedict was born in Montana on March 1st, 1945. He was raised in the country, far away from anything connected with movies or acting. He gathered his first experiences in acting (on a dare) in a college production of "Showboat" where he got the main part. His father, a lawyer, died when Dirk was 18, which was hard for him to take. While ... See full bio »

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The A-Team Pensacola Prisoner Milt
(2010)
The A-Team Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
(1983-1987)
Ruckus Kyle Hanson
(1980)
Battlestar Galactica Lieutenant Starbuck
(1978)

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  After Hell (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
Samael
- Episode #1.6 ... Samael (rumored)
- Episode #1.5 ... Samael (rumored)
- Episode #1.4 ... Samael (rumored)
- Episode #1.3 ... Samael (rumored)
- Episode #1.2 ... Samael (rumored)
 2010 The A-Team
Pensacola Prisoner Milt
 2009 Inglorious Bumblers (Video)
Tom Mayers
 2007 Recon 7 Down
Tom Myers
 2006 Earthstorm (TV Movie)
Victor Stevens
 2006 Goldene Zeiten
Douglas Burnett / John Striker / Horst Müller
 2003 Battlestar Galactica (Video Game)
Lt. Starbuck / Lukas (voice)
 2003 Galacticon (Video)
Lt. Starbuck
 1998 Waking Up Horton
Tyler
 1997 Steel Stomachs (Short)
Host
 1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor (Video Game)
Antharia Jack
 1996 Abduction of Innocence (TV Movie)
Robert Steves
 1996 Alaska
Jake Barnes
 1995 The Feminine Touch (Video)
John Mackie
 1989-1995 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Gary Herling / Dr. David Latimer
- Frozen Stiff (1995) ... Gary Herling
- Smooth Operators (1989) ... Dr. David Latimer
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Blair
- Case Closed (1995) ... Blair
 1994 Demon Keeper
Alexander Harris
 1993 The Commish (TV Series)
Gil Higgins
- All That Glitters (1993) ... Gil Higgins
 1993 Official Denial (TV Movie)
Lt. Col. Dan Lerner
 1992 Shadow Force
Rick Kelly
 1992 Baywatch (TV Series)
Aaron Brody
- Rookie of the Year (1992) ... Aaron Brody
 1991 Blue Tornado
Alex Long
 1991 Bejewelled (TV Movie)
Gordon
 1989 Trenchcoat in Paradise (TV Movie)
Eddie Mazda
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dr. Rush
- In the Name of Science (1989) ... Dr. Rush
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Trevor Harris
- Prized Possessions (1987) ... Trevor Harris
 1983-1987 The A-Team (TV Series)
Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
- Without Reservations (1987) ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
- The Grey Team (1986) ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
- The Spy Who Mugged Me (1986) ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
- The Crystal Skull (1986) ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
- Point of No Return (1986) ... Templeton 'Faceman' Peck
 1986 Body Slam
M. Harry Smilac
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Face
- Remote Control Man (1985) ... Face
 1984 Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Frank Rowlett
- Mark of the Devil (1984) ... Frank Rowlett
 1982 Family in Blue (TV Movie)
Matt Malone
 1981 Scruples (TV Movie)
Spider Elliott
 1981 Underground Aces
Pete Huffman
 1980 The Georgia Peaches (TV Movie)
Dusty Tyree
 1980 Ruckus
Kyle Hanson
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)
Lieutenant Starbuck
- The Return of Starbuck (1980) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
 1979 Scavenger Hunt
Jeff Stevens
 1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Lieutenant Starbuck
- The Hand of God (1979) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
- Take the Celestra (1979) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
- Experiment in Terra (1979) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
- Baltar's Escape (1979) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
- Greetings from Earth (1979) ... Lieutenant Starbuck
 1978 Battlestar Galactica
Lieutenant Starbuck
 1977-1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Denny Railsback / John Barton
- The Jade Trap (1978) ... Denny Railsback
- The Blue Angels (1977) ... John Barton
 1978 Cruise Into Terror (TV Movie)
Simon Mclane
 1977 The Cabot Connection (TV Movie)
Brom Loomis
 1975 Journey from Darkness (TV Movie)
Bill
 1974 W
William Caulder
 1974 Chopper One (TV Series)
Officer Gil Foley
- The Hijacking (1974) ... Officer Gil Foley
- Downtime (1974) ... Officer Gil Foley
- Deadly Carrier (1974) ... Officer Gil Foley
- Undercover (1974) ... Officer Gil Foley
- Killing Time (1974) ... Officer Gil Foley
 1973 Sssssss
David Blake
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Walter Clyman
- Chain of Events (1972) ... Walter Clyman
 1972 Georgia, Georgia
Michael Winters
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Other Works:

(Summer 1979) He acted in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!" in a Kenley Players production at the Memorial Hall in Dayton; the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus and in Akron, Ohio with Laurie Lea Schaffer in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

15 Interviews | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Dirk Benedict Central

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Battlestar Galactica (2003)] Women are from Venus. Men are from Mars. Hamlet does not scan as Hamletta. Nor does Han Solo as Han Sally. Faceman is not the same as Facewoman. Nor does a Stardoe a Starbuck make. Men hand out cigars. Women "hand out" babies. And thus the world, for thousands of years, has gone round. See more »

Trivia:

A prostate cancer survivor. In 1974, medical doctors recommended surgery, but he claimed to have cured his cancer through a macrobiotic diet recommended by Gloria Swanson, his co-star on Broadway in "Butterflies Are Free," and by exercise and fasting. Over a period of 3 years and under the guidance of Michio Kushi, according to his book Confessions Of A Kamikaze Cowboy, beat the cancer. He ... See more »

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