Fast Facts

  • Suffered from the pituitary disorder acromegaly, which caused his distinctive facial features.
  • Signature role was neighbor Harry Bentley on The Jeffersons.
  • Directed the off-Broadway premiere of Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.

Relationships

  • Mitchell "Bud" Benedict — Brother
  • Regina Benedict Reynolds — Sister
  • Jane Benedict Finney — Sister
  • Katherine McCarthy — Sister
  • Alma Marie Loring Benedict — Mother
  • Mitchell M. Benedict — Father
  • Charles Benedict — Brother

College

  • Suffolk University, Boston, MA