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Kenneth Benda

Charles Kenneth Anton Benda (3 June 1902 – 26 July 1978) was an English television actor. He appeared in British television series No Hiding Place, The Saint, The Avengers, Z-Cars, The Prisoner, Doctor Who, Doomwatch and films The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, The Ruling Class, Horror Hospital, The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It, International Velvet and others.[1]

Kenneth Benda
Born Charles Kenneth Anton Benda
(1902-06-03)3 June 1902
Hampstead, London, England
Died 26 July 1978(1978-07-26) (aged 76)
Hammersmith, London, England
Occupation Television actor

Acting creditsEdit

Production Notes Role
No Hiding Place
  • "Deadline for Dummy" (1963)
Gen. Barnaby
The Scales of Justice
  • "The Undesirable Neighbour" (1963)
  • "The Invisible Asset" (1963)
Judge
Club Member
The Plane Makers
  • "Loved He Not Honours More" (1963)
Indian Passenger
The Saint
  • "The Lawless Lady" (1964)
Lord Henry Wentworth
Call the Gun Expert
  • "The Teenage Murderer – 1926" (1964)
Bernard Spilsbury
Edgar Wallace Mysteries
  • "The Verdict" (1964)
  • "Game for Three Losers" (1965)
Lord Chief Justice
Bryce
The Wednesday Play
  • "The Trial and Torture of Sir John Rampayne" (1965)
Sir John's Father
Bindle (One of Them Days)
  • Film (1966)
Rev. Sopley
Adam Adamant Lives!
  • 2 episodes (1966)
Sir James
The Avengers James Broom
Lord Mansford
Softly, Softly
  • "Selection" (1967)
Chief Constable Everett
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "Redhanded" (1967)
Lord Mannering
Theatre 625
  • "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" (1967)
Sir Graball D'Encloseland
The Prisoner Supervisor
The Franchise Trail
  • TV Film (1968)
Pharaoh Mamoulian
Detective
  • "The High Adventure" (1968)
Sir James Trevor
Z-Cars
  • "He Must Be Up to No Good: Part 2" (1968)
Sir Francis King
The Jazz Age
  • "Mister Jack Hollins Against Fate" (1968)
Sir Maurice Cope
BBC Play of the Month
  • "Maigret at Bay" (1969)
Jean-Baptiste Prieur
Callan
  • "Nice People Die at Home" (1969)
Doctor
A Touch of Love
  • Film (1969)
Mr. Stacey
Doctor in the House
  • "The War of the Mascots" (1969)
Sir William
Scream and Scream Again
  • Film (1970)
Prof. Kingsmill
Oh, Brother!
  • "By the Fleshpots" (1970)
Take Three Girls
  • "Gloria for First Offence" (1970)
Second Assistant
Secrets of Sex
  • Film (1970)
Sacha Seremona
If It Moves, File It
  • "Walled in" (1970)
Admiral
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
  • Film (1970)
Minister
Biography
  • "Beethoven" (1970)
Schneller
The Befrienders
  • TV Film (1970)
Lawton
Doctor Who 2 episodes: The Minister
Paul Temple
  • "Ricochet" (1971)
Gunther
The Guardians
  • "Head of State" (1971)
General
The Search for the Nile
  • "Find Livingstone" (1971)
Sir Henry Rawlinson
Justice
  • "To Help an Old School Friend" (1971)
Wetherby
The Regiment
  • "A Perfect Day" (1972)
Lord Chief Justice
Clouds of Witness
  • 1 episode (1972)
Sergeant at Arms
The Ruling Class
  • Film (1972)
Lord Chancellor
Doomwatch
  • "Without the Bomb" (1972)
Clive Hughes
The Venturers
  • TV Film (1972)
Grumbold
Scoop
  • "A Surfeit of Boots" (1972)
Prime Minister
Arthur of the Britons
  • "The Gift of Life" (1972)
Ulrich
The Edwardians
  • "Daisy" (1973)
Archbishop of Canterbury
Horror Hospital
  • Film (1973)
Carter
Emmerdale
  • 1 episode (1973)
Sir Gerald Scott
A Pin to See the Peepshow
  • 1 episode (1973)
Crown counsel
The Dragon's Opponent
  • "The Battle" (1973)
Air Vice-Marshal
The Pallisers
  • 2 episodes (1974)
Major Domo
Fall of Eagles
  • "Requiem for a Crown Prince" (1974)
Professor Widerhoffer
Play for Today
  • "The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil" (1974)
Duke of Sutherland
No, Honestly
  • 2 episodes (1974)
Royle
The Early Life of Stephen Hind
  • 1 episode (1974)
Wexford
The Stud
  • Film (1974)
Carruthers
Churchill's People
  • "The Fine Art of Bubble-Blowing" (1975)
Lord Grabble
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
  • Film (1975)
Butler
Wodehouse Playhouse
  • "The Code of the Mulliners" (1976)
Bagshot – Butler
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It
  • Film (1977)
Sir Miles Messervey, 'M'
The Basil Brush Show
  • 1 episode (1977)
International Velvet
  • Film (1978)
Presentation Official

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kenneth Benda". PrettyFamous. 

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