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Benjamin Hendrickson
Deceased
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Benjamin was a member of the first class of the drama division of the Juilliard School and was a founding member of The Acting Company, under the late John Houseman. Acting Company productions in repertory, on national tours, and on Broadway, in which Hendrickson performed include: The Three Sisters, The Time of Your Life, Next Time I'll Sing to You, The Hostage, The Robber Bridegroom, Measure for Measure, Edward II, The Taming of the Shrew, The Knack, The Lower Depths, and Arms and the Man.

On Broadway, Benjamin has appeared in Awake and Sing, Strider, and in the title role of The Elephant Man. His off-Broadway credits include The Lisbon Traviata, After the Fall, The Rear Column, The Philanthropist, and Life and Limb.

His regional theater credits include: Terra Nova, Romeo and Juliet, and Loves Labors Lost at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego; and Otherwise Engaged and Richard III at the Goodman Theater in Chicago.

Benjamin has appeared in many feature films including Spanking the Monkey, Regarding Henry, Consenting Adults, and Manhunter.

He has also appeared in the daytime dramas Guiding Light, Texas, and Another World. His primetime television credits include Law & Order and Mann & Machine; the TV movies The Demon Murder Case and King of the Line; and the PBS Theater in America production of Time of Your Life.

Born on August 26, 1950 in Huntington, New York, Hendrickson was an avid golfer and spent much of his down time on the green with his As The World Turns co-stars. He passed away suddenly on July 3rd, 2006. He was 55.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
As The World Turns

Hal Munson

1985 to September 28, 2004; June 21, 2005 to July 12, 2006

King of the Line

The Demon Murder Case

Father Carelli

1983

Guiding Light

Silas Crocker

1981 to 1983

Another World

Sgt. Bartlett

1983

Dreams Don't Die

Attorney

1982

Texas

Chris Shaw

1981

The Time of Your Life

Nick

1976

Acting Portfolio: FILM

Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler

Mr. Lapp

2002

Spanking the Monkey

Tom Albelli

1984

Regarding Henry

Daniel

1991

Consenting Adults

Jimmy Schwartz

1992

Manhunter

Dr. Chilton

1986

Ruskies

Sgt. Kovac

1987

Acting Portfolio
THEATER
Awake & Sing

Strider

The Elephant Man

Acting Portfolio
OFF-BROADWAY AND REGIONAL THEATER
The Lisbon Traviata

After the Fall

The Rear Column

The Philanthropist

Life and Limb

Terra Nova

Romeo & Juliet

Loves Labors Lost

Old Globe Theater in San Diego

Otherwise Engaged

Richard III

Goodman Theater in Chicago

The Three Sisters

The Time of Your Life

Next Time I'll Sing to You

The Hostage

The Robber Bridegroom

Measure for Measure

Edward II

Taming of the Shrew

The Knack

The Lower Depths

Arms of Man

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2002, 2003)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2001)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)

Soap Opera Digest Awards Four-time nominee

Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Huntington, New York

DATE OF BIRTH: August 26, 1950

HAIR: Dark Brown

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