- Native accent-
- AccentsMost Scots, RP, Yorkshire, Lancashire, N Irish, S Irish, Dutch, East European (Russian) std American
- Playing ageLate 60s/early 70s
- HairGreying brown
- SkillsSinging, Good Movement
Benny has had a long and varied career. In theatre he has spent seasons with the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, and The Wrestling School. Other theatre companies he has worked for include; Hampstead Theatre, Edinburgh Traverse, Arches TC, Perth Theatre, The Touring Consortium, and the Old Vic where he played opposite Kevin Spacey in The Iceman Cometh.
Television roles range from two years as Brian Dunkley in Coronation Street and two years as DS Ted Hatchard in Boon, to more recent guest roles in Waking The Dead, Spooks, Is This Love? and Taggart.
Feature films include: Hugh Hudson’s Chariots of Fire; Sidney Pollock’s Out of Africa; and Taylor Hackford’s White Nights.
For a full CV, please click on the Spotlight Profile link