Date of Birth:
17 September 1938
Paul Benedict played in 9 movies in the Drama, Western, Music, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Horror, Crime, Family, Fantasy genres.
Paul Benedict got succeed with average imdb rating 5.6.
Suffered from acromeglia as a young man, which accounted for his slightly over-sized nose and lower jaw.
In an interview, he said he was constantly mistaken for being British because of his work on "The Jeffersons" (1975) as Harry Bentley.
He began his acting career in the Theatre Company of Boston, where his colleagues included then-unknowns Dustin Hoffman, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino.
He grew up in Boston and attended Suffolk University.
His acromegaly was diagnosed by an endocrinologist who saw Benedict in a play. He underwent treatment to stop the disease from advancing. He used his facial features to comic effect.
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