Date of Birth:
15 September 1889
Robert Benchley played in 4 movies in the Comedy, Short, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War, Animation, Family, Musical genres.
Robert Benchley got succeed with average imdb rating 6.8.
Although by his own account Benchley was not quite a writer and not quite an actor, he managed to become one of the best-known humorists and comedians of his time. As a Harvard undergraduate, Benchley gave his first comic performance, impersonating a befuddled after-dinner speaker. The act made him a campus celebrity -- and remained in Benchley's repertoire for the rest of his life. (Landing the position of editor of the Harvard Lampoon was the other highlight of his college career.) As a post-g... Read more