Richard Benjamin Net Worth

Richard Benjamin Net Worth is
$1.3 Million

Richard Benjamin Biography

Richard Benjamin is usually a well-known Hollywood actor. Delivered in 1938 in NY, USA, he’s also similarly talented being a film movie director and maker. He began his profession as an acting professional; a few of the most significant movies where he acted consist of “West Globe”, “Capture 22” and “SUNLIGHT Kids”. After an effective acting profession, he attempted his fortune in directing movies and was similarly successful with this field aswell. A few of the most well-known films he aimed include “Town Warmth” and “THE AMOUNT OF MONEY Pit”. He’s also a devoted traveller and offers been to many countries including Jamaica. SYNOPSIS –> Go through the picture to expand. –> Her dad was associated with the garment market, while her mom was a housewife. He analyzed at SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts, and later relocated to North Traditional western University or college. He was involved with many takes on and dramas during his child years aswell. Richard made the decision after fainting of university or college that he’d become an acting professional. However, his trip was a hardcore one – he previously to wait nearly 15 years to rating good functions in films. His wife, Paula Prentiss, alternatively, was quite effective and well-known very much before Richard found the spotlight. Nevertheless, it was worthy of the await Richard since he got well-known in a brief period of your time after producing his initial debut on Television. He was the primary professional along with Prentiss for it series, “He and She”. His outstanding performance for the reason that series gained him the primary function in the film "Goodbye, Columbus”, that was predicated on the reserve by Philip Roth using the equal name. Following the success of the film, he got other assignments in movies such as for example “The Relationship of a Stockbroker”, “Portnoy’s Issue” etc. These films were vital to his achievement as an professional. However, his most remarkable role is at the comedy film, “SUNLIGHT Guys”. His exceptional functionality helped him earn a Golden World honor. He and Paula collectively hosted the Sunday Night Live Display in 1979. Steadily, he became even more willing towards directing than performing. He offers acted in hardly any films after “SUNLIGHT Boys”. He’s quite successful like a movie director too. His 1st movie, “My Preferred Yr” received reviews that are positive and also offered its celebrity a nomination for the Oscar. Lately in 2006, he aimed a television theatre, “JUST A LITTLE Thing Known as Murder”. Richard and celebrity, Paula Prentiss, became familiar with one another while their studies at the same university or college. They used to review noted acting collectively. They wedded in 1961 and experienced two kids – Ross Benjamin and Prentiss Benjamin. Both Ross and Prentiss collectively starred in the film “Hard Four”. Richard and Paula needed to struggle a whole lot and Paula frequently could not deal with the strain she had to handle from her films and Television shows. Richard was constantly there to aid Paula. It really is amazing the way they have were able to survive like a few through the changing instances of 70s, 80s and 90s, when many couples couldn’t conserve their marriages. He’s estimated to truly have a online worthy of of $8 million, by 2015. Richard Benjamin is normally a film director and American actor. He previously starred in lots of productions that are popular like Goodbye Columbus that was predicated on Philip Roth Novella, Capture 22, WestWorld and SUNLIGHT Boys. His initial endeavor being a movie director was for THE BEST Calendar year or which its superstar Peter O’Toole got nominated for an Oscar. He provides directed other films like The Cash Pit, Manufactured in America, Clint Eastwood, and Burt Reynolds as well as Tom Hanks. Richard Benjamin grew up in the brand new York Town and he was the kid to Samuel Roger Benjamin who proved helpful in Garment Sector and her mom was Chelsea Angelina Benjamin who was simply a homemaker. He visited SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts and in addition graduated in Northwestern School and he was involved with different research and do many has while learning in Northwestern Movie theater School. He’s wedded to paula Prentiss plus they acted jointly in the films that were temporary. They possess two children plus they performed collectively in the tv screen series known as he and she as well as the film version for Capture-22. Like a business guy, Richard Benjamin offers achieved everything feasible and he’s the story person and in addition an inspiration for many individuals. He was created in the entire year 1941 with his age group, he never halted to function and he’s still spending so much time while at exactly the same time thrives to accomplish even more. There are several hoaxes which were pass on about him becoming dead but more often than not they were incorrect. He previously been nicknamed as older guy and several people relate with him with this name. When Richard Benjamin co-starred along with his wife in the sitcom He and She, it had been about the few that are encircled with the oddball individuals. The series resulted in the Emmy nomination nonetheless it lasted limited to one period. For Richard, it gave him an publicity required since he could star in various other Hollywood films. For Dairy of the Mad Housewife film, he was presented with the Golden World nomination. He gained the Golden World for the function he performed for the strike comedy called Sunlight Children where Walter Matthau was a superstar and also gained the Golden World for the function. George Uses up got the Oscar for the function in the film. Richard Benjamin attempted his hands first for little display screen but soon after, he returned towards the big screen as an professional and a movie director for Marci X and Lisa Kudrow was a co-star. He’s the daddy to Ross Benjamin and Prentiss Benjamin. For Richard, he must await 15 years to have the ability to establish the display screen persona but his wait around become rewarding as well as if his net value is not disclosed yet, it really is thought to be big enough. American director and actor Richard Benjamin is most beneficial known for his roles in previous movies, such as for example Neil Klugman in Farewell, Columbus, Maj. Danby in Capture-22, and Peter Martin in Westworld. Benjamin’s current net worthy of is estimated to become about 5 mil dollars by 2016. Have a look at also net value of Thomas Gibson, Mike Colter, and Tim Daly. Richard was created on, may 22, 1938, in NEW YORK right into a Jewish family members. He studied on the SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts as well as the the Northwestern theater school. In Oct 1961, Benjamin wedded Paula Prentiss, an celebrity who made an appearance with him in Television series He & She and movies Capture-22, No Space to perform, and Sunday the 14th. The few has two kids collectively, Prentiss and Ross. Richard lives along with his wife in a lavish home in Beverly Hillsides. As a movie director, Benjamin was observed mainly for his focus on the TV crisis JUST A LITTLE Thing Known as Murder in 2006, which earned the Golden Satellite television Award to discover the best Motion Picture Designed for Tv. His additional directing work contains well-known films like City Temperature with Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds, and THE AMOUNT OF MONEY Pit with Tom Hanks. Benjamin was effective with amassing an excellent net well worth during his profession. In most recent years, he made an appearance less frequently for the display. You could discover him in a few episode tasks, like on Childrens Medical center in 2015, and Ray Donovan in 2014.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameRichard Benjamin
Height1.87 m
ProfessionFilm producer, Film director, Actor
EducationFiorello H. LaGuardia High School, Northwestern University, High School of Performing Arts
SpousePaula Prentiss
ChildrenPrentiss Benjamin, Ross Benjamin
ParentsSamuel Roger Benjamin, Chelsea Angelina Benjamin
AwardsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
MoviesWestworld, Catch-22, Goodbye, Columbus, The Money Pit, Mermaids, My Favorite Year, The Sunshine Boys, The Last of Sheila, Marci X, My Stepmother Is an Alien, Diary of a Mad Housewife, Mrs. Winterbourne, Racing with the Moon, Milk Money, Love at First Bite, City Heat, Deconstructing Harry, Made in America, Saturday the 14th, Little Nikita, The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker, The Shrink Is In, Henry Poole Is Here, The Pentagon Wars, The Goodbye Girl, How to Beat the High Cost of Living, The Last Married Couple in America, Keeping Up with the Steins, House Calls, Packin' It In, A Little Thing Called Murder, The Steagle, Scavenger Hunt, Portnoy's Complaint, First Family, The Sports Pages, Witches' Brew, Downtown, No Room to Run, Tourist Trap
TV ShowsQuark, He & She

Interesting Facts

1For his work in The Sunshine Boys (1975), he's one of only 6 actors to win the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a motion picture without receiving an Oscar nomination for the same performance. The other 5 are, in chronological order: Millard Mitchell in My Six Convicts (1952), Earl Holliman in The Rainmaker (1956), Stephen Boyd in Ben-Hur (1959), Oskar Werner in The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965) and Richard Attenborough, The Sand Pebbles (1966) and Doctor Dolittle (1967).
2Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Peter O'Toole in My Favorite Year (1982).
3Tested for the role of "Ted Henderson" in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969).
4Father of son Ross Benjamin (born in 1974) and daughter, Prentiss Benjamin (born in 1978), with wife Paula Prentiss.
5Brother-in-law of Ann Prentiss.
6In the mid-1950s, another actor, Richard Lightner, also worked under the name of Richard Benjamin and his credits are often erroneously included with those of the better known Richard Benjamin, who first acted professionally in the mid-1960s.


1[on his Goodbye, Columbus costar, Ali Macgraw]: The camera looks into your soul, and it looked into Ali's. Men loved her, women loved her. She was a real movie star.
2I always say that you should remake flops, not hits.
3Having Ross Benjamin put things in perspective. I never used to understand why people wanted to go home right after work. Now that's where I want to be - with Ross.
4[on remaining childless for the first 13 years of marriage]: Paula Prentiss was always on the pill. We didn't want children. We were too wrapped up in ourselves. We couldn't see that what we were looking for could be found in someone else. Having the baby [Ross Benjamin] made us grow up. We didn't know anything about babies. It was like waiting for opening night. The doctor told me, 'You won't want to miss this. This is one of the biggies!'
5When Paula Prentiss was sick, people wondered why I didn't leave her. And when I wasn't working they wondered why she didn't leave me. People all along have tried to come between us. It took a long time to figure out that it was their problem, not ours.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1984Golden SpikeValladolid International Film FestivalRacing with the Moon (1984)
1976Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Supporting Actor - Motion PictureThe Sunshine Boys (1975)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1971Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalDiary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
1971Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsBest Comedy Performance, MaleDiary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMale Dramatic PerformanceGoodbye, Columbus (1969)
1970Golden LaurelLaurel AwardsMale New FaceGoodbye, Columbus (1969)
1968Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy SeriesHe & She (1967)



Childrens Hospital2015TV SeriesDan Richards
Ray Donovan2014TV SeriesJerry Weiss
Pushing Daisies2009TV SeriesJerry Holmes
Henry Poole Is Here2008Dr. Fancher
Keeping Up with the Steins2006Rabbi Schulberg
The Goodbye Girl2004TV MovieOliver Fry
Marci X2003Ben Feld
The Shrink Is In2001Samantha's editor (uncredited)
Titus2000TV SeriesBill
Mad About You1999TV SeriesMr. Frank DiChristophoro
The Pentagon Wars1998TV MovieCasper Weinberger
Deconstructing Harry1997Ken
Ink1997TV SeriesDr. Vishniac
Love & War1994TV SeriesCharles
Lift1992ShortRabbi Brill
The Ray Bradbury Theater1992TV SeriesMr. Howard
Packin' It In1983TV MovieGary Webber
Listening Skills1981Video shortHost
Managing Meetings1981Video shortHost
Saturday the 14th1981John
Insight1981TV SeriesBrad
First Family1980Press Secretary Bunthorne
Witches' Brew1980Joshua Lightman
How to Beat the High Co$t of Living1980Albert
The Last Married Couple in America1980Marv Cooper
Scavenger Hunt1979Stuart Selsome
Love at First Bite1979Dr. Jeffery Rosenberg Van Helsing
Fame1978TV MovieMeyer Shine
Quark1977-1978TV SeriesAdam Quark
House Calls1978Dr. Norman Solomon
No Room to Run1977TV MovieNick Loomis
The Sunshine Boys1975/IBen Clark
Westworld1973Peter Martin
The Last of Sheila1973Tom
Portnoy's Complaint1972Alexander Portnoy
The Steagle1971Harold Weiss, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker1971William Alren
Diary of a Mad Housewife1970Jonathan Balser
Catch-221970Maj. Danby
Goodbye, Columbus1969Neil Klugman
He & She1967-1968TV SeriesDick Hollister
Vacation Playhouse1966TV SeriesTed Penny
Dr. Kildare1962-1963TV SeriesIntern / Dr. Adam Barstow
The New Breed1962TV SeriesInterne


Back of Bookattached announced
A Little Thing Called Murder2006TV Movie
The Goodbye Girl2004TV Movie
Marci X2003
The Shrink Is In2001
Laughter on the 23rd Floor2001TV Movie
The Sports Pages2001TV Movie
The Wonderful World of Disney1998TV Series 1 episode
The Pentagon Wars1998TV Movie
Mrs. Winterbourne1996
Milk Money1994
Made in America1993
My Stepmother Is an Alien1988
Little Nikita1988
The Money Pit1986
City Heat1984
Racing with the Moon1984
My Favorite Year1982
Semi-Tough1980TV Series 1 episode
Where's Poppa?1979TV Movie


The Goodbye Girl2004TV Movie producer


Westworld1973performer: "Home on the Range" - uncredited


Hollywood Remembers Walter Matthau2001TV Movie documentaryNarrator / Himself
Biography2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Working in the Theatre1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1995TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-1994TV SeriesHimself - Guest
All Aboard: Riding the Rails of American Film1993TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1968-1992TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Guest Host
First Works1989TV Movie documentaryHimself
Natalie - A Tribute to a Very Special Lady1982TV Movie documentaryHimself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra1982TV Special documentaryHimself
The 54th Annual Academy Awards1982TV Special documentaryHimself - Presenter: Best Documentary Feature and Best Documentary Short
The Way They Were1981TV Special
The 7th Annual People's Choice Awards1981TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Favourite Motion Picture
Saturday Night Live1979-1980TV SeriesVarious / Himself - Co-Host / Himself - Host
Good Morning America1980TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 5th Annual People's Choice Awards1979TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Favourite Musical Motion Picture
The Mike Douglas Show1972-1978TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Actor
A Tribute to Neil Simon1978TV MovieHimself
Battle of the Network Stars IV1978TV SpecialHimself - NBC Team Captain
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda1978TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Science Fiction Film Awards1978TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
Dinah!1975-1976TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Lion Roars Again1975Documentary shortHimself
The Sunshine Boys1975/IIDocumentary shortHimself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards1974TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Best Film Editing
On Location with Westworld1973ShortHimself (uncredited)
Film Extra1973TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The David Frost Show1969-1972TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 26th Annual Tony Awards1972TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 43rd Annual Academy Awards1971TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Documentary Awards
The Joan Rivers Show1968-1969TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 23rd Annual Tony Awards1969TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Steve Allen Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Jonathan Winters Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Linkletter Show1967TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1967TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Play to Win with Richard Benjamin2017Video documentary shortHimself
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles2014DocumentaryHimself
American Masters2012-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Speechless2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Stanley Rubin: A Work in Progress2008DocumentaryHimself
This Is David Gest2007TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories2002TV Special documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

No Sleep TV32015TV SeriesPeter Martin
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Gilda Radner2005VideoMilt DiLaBounta (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash1992TV SpecialRos Denton (uncredited)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 19th Anniversary Special1981TV SpecialHimself
America at the Movies1976DocumentaryMaj. Danby

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