Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Frances Patricia Beck to Val Bisoglio
Allan Benjamin Biography (1949-)
Born Allan Benjamin Goldstein, March 19, 1949, in New York, NY; son of Irwin(a court reporter) and Annette Renee (a medical secretary; maiden name, Farber) Goldstein; married Annette Mayo (an actress) June 7, 1980. Addresses: HOME--36-16 30th Street, Long Island City, NY 11106.
Allan Benjamin told CTFT that he attended Denver Bartending School; he appears occasionally in that capacity. He has been an on-air reader for "In Touch"Network Radio. With the Performing Arts League, he has played shortstop in softball tournaments. Writing to CTFT, Benjamin confessed that at age nine, hewanted to be Jerry Lewis. He spent a year in Denmark when he was twenty. He attended much ballet and opera and realized at that time that theatre was a legitimate profession.
- Birth Details
- March 19, 1949
- New York, New York, United States
- STAGE DEBUT--Man, Moon, Changing Scene Theatre, Denver, CO, January, 1972, for eight performances.
- NEW YORK DEBUT--Minor roles and assistant stage manager, Battle of Angels, Circle Repertory Company, 1974, for twenty-one performances.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Hay Fever, Dorset Playhouse, Dorset, VT.
- waiter, Scapino, Buffalo Studio Arena, Buffalo, NY.
- Mr. Runaway, Riverside Church, NY.
- Curse of the Zombie and A Trinity, both West End Theatre, NY.
- David, Minesa Pudica and If Men Played Cards as Women Do, both at the Terry Schreiber Festival of One-Act plays, NY, January, 1986.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- The Justice System.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
- Johnny Carson Presents Television's Greatest Commercials, Part I, NBC.
- Also commercials.
Other articles you might like: