Benjamin Whitrow

Benjamin Whitrow
1937 - 2017

Benjamin Whitrow  British Actor


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Benjamin Whitrow was previously married to Catherine Cook (1972 - 2017).

Benjamin Whitrow was in a relationship with Celia Imrie.


British Actor Benjamin Whitrow was born Benjamin John Whitrow on 17th February, 1937 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK and passed away on 28th Sep 2017 London, England, UK aged 80. He is most remembered for Mr Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Benjamin Whitrow was in an on-screen matchup with Alison Steadman in Pride and Prejudice (1995).

Benjamin Whitrow is a member of the following lists: 1937 births, Alumni of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and English screen actor stubs.


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First Name Benjamin
Middle Name John
Last Name Whitrow
Full Name at Birth Benjamin John Whitrow
Alternative Name Ben
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th February, 1937
Birthplace Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Died 28th September, 2017
Place of Death London, England, UK
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mr Bennet in Pride and Prejudice
Year(s) Active 1964–present, 1964–2016, 1964–2017

Benjamin John Whitrow (17 February 1937 – 28 September 2017) was an English actor. He was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for his role as Mr Bennet in the 1995 BBC version of Pride and Prejudice, and voiced the role of Fowler in the 2000 animated film Chicken Run. His other film appearances include Quadrophenia (1979), Personal Services (1987) and Bomber (2009).

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Benjamin Whitrow80 AquariusActor
Catherine Cook-
Celia Imrie68 CancerActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
AngusMaleCelia Imrie


Darkest Hour2017Sir Samuel HoareMovie
Wolf Hall2015Archbishop WarhamTV Show
The Musketeers2014PriestTV Show
Man Down2013TimTV Show
Toast of London2012Ken SuggestionTV Show
A Cake for Mabel2012The LoverShort Film
Little Crackers2010DadTV Show
Last Light2009EricShort Film
Bonekickers2008Mr. CarrTV Show
Scenes of a Sexual Nature2006Eddie WrightMovie
The Queen's Sister2005CroninTV Movie
Island at War2004Bailiff Francis La PalotteTV Show
Doc Martin2004Mr McLynnTV Show
Murder in Suburbia2004EricTV Show
Wren: The Man Who Built Britain2004John EvelynTV Movie
Henry VIII2003Thomas BoleynTV Movie
New Tricks2003Edward FraserTV Show
The Royal2003Professor FarrowTV Show
Pevsner Revisited2001ReaderTV Movie
Chicken Run2000Fowler (voice)Movie
Monarch of the Glen2000ToadTV Show
Other People's Children2000DuncanTV Show
The Blonde Bombshell1999Mr. FluckTV Show
Kiss Me Kate1998PhilipTV Show
FairyTale: A True Story1997Mr. BinleyMovie
Jilting Joe1997ArthurMovie
The Saint1997Chairman at OxfordMovie
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling1997Squire AllworthyTV Show
Jonathan Creek1997Rupert Clifford-WrightTV Show
Midsomer Murders1997Hugo Balcombe, Sir Malcolm FrazerTV Show
Embassy1997Taylor ScottTV Movie
Trial & Retribution1997JarvisTV Show
The Merchant of Venice1996AntonioTV Movie
Restoration1995Merivel's FatherMovie
Pride and Prejudice1995Mr. BennetTV Show
Men of the World1994Mr. TuxterTV Show
Moving Story1994Mr. MalletTV Show
Peak Practice1993Dr. Laurence ReeveTV Show
Chaplin1992Station Master (as Ben Whitrow)Movie
Damage1992Civil ServantMovie
Chancer1990Robert DouglasTV Show
Perfect Scoundrels1990IllingworthTV Show
Chillers1990Mr. EmeryTV Show
Agatha Christie's Poirot1989Timothy AbernethieTV Show
Muzzy Comes Back1989Norman (voice)TV Show
Hawks1988Mr. GrangerMovie
On the Black Hill1988ArkwrightMovie
A Man for All Seasons1988Thomas CromwellTV Movie
Natural Causes1988Walter BryceTV Movie
Personal Services1987Mr. MarsdenMovie
A Bit of Fry and Laurie1987Angry Audience MemberTV Show
Inspector Morse1987BrownleeTV Show
The New Statesman1987Paddy O'RourkeTV Show
Tickets for the Titanic1987OsgoodTV Show
Ffizz1987Hugo WalkerTV Show
Boon1986Peter HaymonTV Show
Casualty1986Douglas Cranville, Godfrey WhithouseTV Show
Sharma and Beyond1986Anton HeronTV Movie
Muzzy in Gondoland1986NormanTV Show
Screenplay1986Lawson, Mr. KempTV Show
Coming Through1985Ernest WeekleyTV Movie
Dempsey and Makepeace1985LindsayTV Show
Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV1985DoctorTV Show
Theatre Night1985Major SwindonTV Show
Screen Two1985Lecturer in Medical School, Mr. SlipperTV Show
Summer Season1985Captain KirovTV Show
The Bill1984James MerchantTV Show
Danger: Marmalade at Work1984QTV Show
Hay Fever1984Richard GreathamTV Movie
Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime1983Sir Arthur MerivaleTV Show
Icebound in the Antarctic1983Roald AmundsenTV Show
The Starlight Ballroom1983TV Movie
Bingo!1983The HusbandTV Movie
Brimstone & Treacle1982BusinessmanMovie
A Shocking Accident1982HeadmasterShort Film
Harry's Game1982DavidsonTV Show
Brookside1982Bishop CarterTV Show
All for Love1982Mr. CurryTV Show
Troilus & Cressida1981UlyssesTV Movie
Bergerac1981B J FarrellTV Show
Nanny1981Frederick SackvilleTV Show
Bognor1981Eric GringeTV Show
The Spoils of War1980Maurice RobinsonTV Show
Quadrophenia1979Mr. FulfordMovie
Danger UXB1979Major PullarTV Show
Minder1979DoctorTV Show
Tales of the Unexpected1979Fergus LockeTV Show
A Moment in Time1979HarryTV Show
Afternoon Off1979FatherTV Movie
One Fine Day1979BlakeTV Movie
Suez 19561979Sir Patrick DeanTV Movie
Rumpole of the Bailey1978The Rev. Bill BritwellTV Show
BBC2 Play of the Week1977StephenTV Show
Wings1977Major AnsonTV Show
Fathers and Families1977Douglas CarltonTV Show
Clayhanger1976Doctor Heve, Dr. HeveTV Show
Yes, Honestly1976Trevor WilsonTV Show
The Sweeney1975Det. Chief Supt. BraithwaiteTV Show
BBC2 Playhouse1974GeorgeTV Show
The Pallisers1974Mr. LovibondTV Show
Microbes and Men1974DouglasTV Show
The Squirrels1974Northwood-BlackTV Show
The Aweful Mr. Goodall1974Captain Ralph StearnsTV Show
The Merchant of Venice1973Duke of VeniceTV Movie
The Brontës of Haworth1973Arthur Bell NichollsTV Show
Play for Today1970James Sellars, Phillips, TomTV Show
Armchair Thriller1967Edward ReynoldsTV Show
BBC Play of the Month1965Duke of Albany, Richard HaltonTV Show
The Power Game1965Customs ManTV Show
Crossroads1964Mr. RossTV Show
Detective1964Peter BinnsTV Show
Theatre 6251964Clerk of the CourtTV Show
The Small World of Sammy Lee1963Joan's Client (uncredited)Movie
West 111963Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Sergeant Cork1963Cyril MertonTV Show
Dr. Finlay's Casebook1962Robert McDowellTV Show
Harpers West One1961Michael GrayTV Show
Emergency-Ward 101957Bill Heald, Harry BartholomewTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955HammondTV Show
A Life at StakeJames CrossTV Show
LondonersThe PriestTV Show
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