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Paul Benedict

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Birthday
17, 1938
Birthplace
Silver City, NM
Death Date
Dec 1, 2008 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1938
Birthplace
Silver City, NM
Death Date
Dec 1, 2008 (70)

About

Played the role of Harry Bentley, the goofball English neighbor, on the CBS sitcom, The Jeffersons, and was also The Number Painter on Sesame Street.

Before Fame

He began on stage in the Theater Company of Boston, in the 1960s, alongside Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino.

Trivia

He suffered from a childhood pituitary disorder that gave him a meaty nose and slightly oversized jaw.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Silver City, New Mexico.

Associated With

Because of his role opposite Sherman Hemsley in The Jeffersons, he was often mistaken by fans for an Englishman.