George Benson (actor), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Benson (actor)

British actor

Date of Birth: 11-Jan-1911

Place of Birth: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 17-Jun-1983

Profession: actor, television actor

Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About George Benson (actor)

  • George Christopher Benson (11 January 1911 – 17 June 1983) was a Welsh and English actor of both theatre and screen, whose career spanned from the 1930s to the late 1970s.
  • He was on stage from the late 1920s, and made his film debut in 1932 in Holiday Lovers written by Leslie Arliss.
  • His most notable work as a comic actor included supporting roles with George Formby (Keep Fit - 1937) and Ronnie Barker (A Home of Your Own - 1964).Benson was born in Cardiff and educated at Blundell's School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (where he was the Silver Medallist in 1930).
  • He served with the Royal Artillery for 6 years. He married, first, Jane Ann Sterndale Bennett, a granddaughter of the composer.
  • They had two daughters, Caroline and Elizabeth. His second wife was Pamela Enid White, also an actor.
  • They had one son, Christopher.

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