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Richard Benjamin

Richard Benjamin

Birthday: 22 May 1938, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 188 cm

Although his actress wife Paula Prentiss became a star by the early 1960s, it took Richard Benjamin almost fifteen years to establish his screen persona, but the wait was rewarding. After extensive wo ...Show more

Richard Benjamin
I always say that you should remake flops, not hits. I always say that you should remake flops, not hits.
[on his Goodbye, Columbus costar, Ali Macgraw]: The camera looks into your soul, and it looked into Show more [on his Goodbye, Columbus costar, Ali Macgraw]: The camera looks into your soul, and it looked into Ali's. Men loved her, women loved her. She was a real movie star. Hide
[on remaining childless for the first 13 years of marriage]: Paula Prentiss was always on the pill. Show more [on remaining childless for the first 13 years of marriage]: Paula Prentiss was always on the pill. We didn't want children. We were too wrapped up in ourselves. We couldn't see that what we were looking for could be found in someone else. Having the baby [Ross Benjamin] made us grow up. We didn't know anything about babies. It was like waiting for opening night. The doctor told me, 'You won't want to miss this. This is one of the biggies!' Hide
When Paula Prentiss was sick, people wondered why I didn't leave her. And when I wasn't working they Show more When Paula Prentiss was sick, people wondered why I didn't leave her. And when I wasn't working they wondered why she didn't leave me. People all along have tried to come between us. It took a long time to figure out that it was their problem, not ours. Hide
Having Ross Benjamin put things in perspective. I never used to understand why people wanted to go h Show more Having Ross Benjamin put things in perspective. I never used to understand why people wanted to go home right after work. Now that's where I want to be - with Ross. Hide
Richard Benjamin's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (17) as Director (8)
Richard Benjamin Richard Benjamin'S roles
Jerry Holmes
Jerry Holmes

Jerry Weiss
Jerry Weiss

Maj. Danby
Maj. Danby

Various, Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Host
Various, Himself - Co-Host, Himself - Host

Peter Martin
Peter Martin

Oliver Fry
Oliver Fry

Solarmovie