Mark Benton

Last updated 09 January 2020

Mark Benton
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Mark Benton

Born: Tuesday 16th November 1965 (age: 58)

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Mark Benton is an English actor, perhaps most famous for his roles as Eddie in Early Doors and Howard in Northern Lights.

Benton was born in Guisborough, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England.

He has a recurring role as Father McBride in the James Nesbitt series Murphy's Law. He has starred with Vic and Bob in the series Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (remake), Catterick, and Monkey Trousers. He also appeared as an Earthly representative of the Devil in the 2003 ITV drama The Second Coming, and the 2004 ITV drama Planespotting. From 1995 to 2003 he played Martin Pond in sitcom Barbara. He has also starred in the BBC Three comedy I'm with Stupid. 

In late 2008 Benton starred in the ITV drama Britannia High. He is the co-star of Scoop, in which he plays Max de Lacey, and he co-starred in the Roman Mysteries episode "The Slave Girl from Jerusalem".

Film roles include Phil in the 2001 cult British independent movie Mr In-Between, and the British comedy Three and Out released on 25 April 2008.