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Perry Benson

Last updated 23 March 2013


Perry Benson

Born: 1961 (age: 58)

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Perry Benson is an English character actor best known for his regular roles in British television sitcoms You Rang, M'Lord? (1988-93), Oh, Doctor Beeching! (1995-97) and Operation Good Guys (1997-2000).

He has also appeared in the British films Quadrophenia (1979), Scum (1979), Love, Honour and Obey (2000), Alien Autopsy (2006) and This Is England (2006), Somers Town (2008) and Mum & Dad (2008). He has also featured in a 2008 episode of My Family as Gary the bank robber, husband of Joan (who was played by Pauline Quirke) and had a lead role in Stars of the Roller Skate Disco, a 1984, 90 minute, 'made for TV' play by Alan Clarke. He also appeared as Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook in the 1986 biopic Sid And Nancy. In 1987, Benson also played Trevor in Hi De Hi, in the episode 'Tell It To The Marines'. Perry appeared alongside Jimmy Nail in BBC show, Parents of the Band, written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.  Benson stars also in the vampire film Dead Cert under the direction from Steven Lawson.