Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Maurice Jarre to Lawrence N. Kasha
Benton Jennings Biography ((?)-)
Addresses: Agent: Hervey/Grimes Talent Agency, 10561 Missouri Ave., Suite 2, Los Angeles, CA 90025.
- Actor, historical consultant, fight director
- Gordon C. Jennings, Alamo: The Price of Freedom, MacGillivray Freeman Films, 1998
- Toby Gilmore, Highway to Hell, Raedon, 1990
- Nathan Jackson, Macon County War, 1990
- Governor Boggs, Legacy, 1990
- Colonel William B. Travis, Travis (also known as The Cost of Freedom), Grace Productions Corp., 1991
- Agent West, Steele's Law, Academy Entertainment, 1991
- Scottish officer, The Last of the Mohicans, Twentieth Century-Fox,1992
- Chef, Winning London, Warner Home Video, 2001
- Doctor Bum--the Messenger of the Gods, Shoo Fly, 2001
- Herman Perkins, Sisyphus Rocks, 2001
- Comic cowboy, Our Country (also known as Music Country), Giant Screen Films, 2002
- Butler, Temptation, 2003
- Maitre'd, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004
- Also appeared in Showtime;
Zombie Rights (short film); Pollinator;
The Red Room.
- Historical liaison and re-enactor, The Last of the Mohicans, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
- Colonel Robert Dale, The American Frontier: Decisive Battles (documentary), History Channel, 2000
- Gunfighter, All American Cowboy, 1985
- Oil man, Dallas: The Early Years, CBS, 1986
- Mr. Macvey, The Last Dance, CBS, 2000
- Dan Charles, Mary Christmas, PAX, 2002
- Appeared in America to the Max.
- Appeared in The Life in Your Hands, PBS.
- Concerned citizen, "Animal Pragmatism," Charmed, The WB, 2000
- Lance Persky, "Tsuris," Profiler, NBC, 2000
- Tony, "Kodak Moment," City Guys, NBC, 2000
- Mister Mesmer, "Olympius Unbound," Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, Fox, 2000
- Commissioner Kluft, "Family Values," Family Law, CBS, 2000
- Bill, "Bananas: Part 2," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2001
- College dean Dr. Chance, "Setting Precedents," Arli$$, HBO, 2001
- Worthington, "Relief," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2001
- Tony, "And Then There Were None," City Guys, NBC, 2001
- Adolph Hitler, Passions, NBC, 2002
- Jury foreman, "12 Happy Grandmothers," A.U.S.A., NBC, 2003
- Man, "All about Evil," I'm with Her, ABC, 2003
- Bailiff, "A Merry Little Christmas," JAG, CBS, 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004
- Also appeared as District Attorney Kitchen, "Little Pink Nails," Arrest & Trial, syndicated; FBI Agent Ron Iden, "Johnny Chen," Arrest & Trial, syndicated; comic host, Welcome to Scarborough Faire,CBS; When Dreams Come True, ABC.
- Historical consultant, The American Frontier: Decisive Battles (documentary), History Channel, 2000
- Mr. Hubble, Lamplight Christmas Tours, Heritage Square, Los Angeles, 1998-2002
Good Spanky!, Los Angeles, 2004
- Also appeared in The Bride of Spanky-Stein, Casita Del Campo Restaurant, Silverlake, CA; Reel Improv, Los Angeles; Richard III;
The Odd Couple;
Tonight at 8:30; as title role, Richard II, London; Mortimer, The Fantasticks, El Portal Theatre Centre, Los Angeles; Mortimer, The Fantasticks, MET2, San Diego, CA; Charles, Blithe Spirit; Richard, Don't Dress for Dinner; Peter, No Sex Please We're British; Doc Burch, The Death & Life of Sneaky Fitch;Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet; title role, Macbeth; title role, Sherlock Holmes; title role, Robin Hood; Sinclair the Butler, A Trifle Dead; Demetrius, A Midsummer Night's Dream; Casca, Julius Caesar; Tranio, The Taming of the Shrew; Humphrey, The Lady's Not for Burning; David/King Edward VIII, Crown Matrimonial; Long John Silver, Treasure Island; Player King and Bernando, Hamlet; Angelo, Comedy of Errors; Deaf Mute, The Madwoman of Chaillot; Gardner, Butley; William/Forrester, As You Like It; multiple roles, Moby Dick Rehearsed; Snowball and Benjamin, Animal Farm (staged reading); comedian, Once upon a Vaudeville; comedian, Once upon Burlesque; multiple roles, Oh! What a Lovely War; Sam Harris, George M!; King Midas, King Midas & the Golden Touch; The Duke, Huckleberry Finn; Muff Potter, Tom Sawyer; Andrew Jackson, Davy Crockett; Mad Hatter, Alice in Wonderland; Gryphon, Alice in Wonderland; Brer Wolf, Brer Rabbit; Owl, Winnie the Pooh; Rabbit, Winnie the Pooh; King Neptune, The Little Mermaid; The King, The Princess & the Pea; The King, Sleeping Beauty; Huntsman, Snow White & The Seven Dwarves; Santa, The Frontier Santa; Cowardly Lion, The Wizard of Oz; Scarecrow, The Wizard of Oz; Stafford Blackman--the villain, No! No! A Million Times No!; Jacques Roux, Marat/Sade; Uncle Barnaby--the villain, Babesin Toyland; Yeoman Quayle, South Pacific; Chief Inspector Foot, After Magritte; Joe, All My Sons; Gonzalo, The Tempest; Baltus van Tassel--the father, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Ugly Stepmother, Cinderella; Jan Knol, The Spanish Brabanter; Cochetto,The Impresario.
The Gunfighters, 1975-
- Also appeared in Annie Get Your Gun;
A Christmas Carol.
Stage Fight Director
- Worked in Macbeth;
Romeo and Juliet;
I Hate Hamlet;
A House with Two Doors Is Difficult to Guard;
City of Angels;
- Appeared in "Still Fighting It" by Ben Folds; "Country Rap Tunes" by TowDowns.