Paul Benjamin Movies List

Paul Benjamin
Paul Benjamin
Pelion, South Carolina, USA
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Midnight Cowboy

Actor Paul Benjamin Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies
The Station Agent
The Station Agent ( English )
Artist: Paul Benjamin , Jase Blankfort , Paula Garcés , Josh Pais , Richard Kind
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Music Director: Stephen Trask
Release date: 26-01-2003
Hoodlum
Hoodlum ( English )
Director: Bill Duke
Music Director: Elmer Bernstein
Release date: 27-08-1997
Rosewood
Rosewood ( English )
Director: John Singleton , Sioux Richards , Jerry Ballew
Music Director: John Williams , Veda Campbell , Greg Hedgepath , Elliot Tyson , Robert J. Litt , Michael Herbick , Kenneth Wannberg , Lise Richardson
Release date: 21-02-1997
Do the Right Thing
Do the Right Thing ( English )
Director: Spike Lee
Music Director: Bill Lee , Skip Lievsay , Tony Martinez
Release date: 30-06-1989
Some Kind of Hero
Some Kind of Hero ( English )
Artist: Richard Pryor , Margot Kidder , Ronny Cox , Ray Sharkey , Lynne Moody
Director: Michael Pressman
Music Director: Patrick Williams
Release date: 02-04-1982
Escape from Alcatraz
Escape from Alcatraz ( English )
Artist: Roberts Blossom , Bruce M. Fischer , Frank Ronzio , Fred Stuthman , David Cryer
Director: Don Siegel , Lloyd Nelson , Mark Johnson , Luigi Alfano
Music Director: Jerry Fielding , June Edgerton , Lennie Niehaus , Jerry Fielding , Alan Robert Murray , Bub Asman , Bert Hallberg , John T. Reitz , Carl Fortina
Release date: 22-06-1979
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Artist: Paul Benjamin , Diahann Carroll , Ruby Dee , Roger E. Mosley , Esther Rolle
Director: Fielder Cook
Music Director: Peter Matz
Release date: 28-04-1979
Leadbelly
Leadbelly ( English )
Artist: Roger E. Mosley , Paul Benjamin , Madge Sinclair , Alan Manson , Albert Hall
Director: Gordon Parks
Music Director: Fred Karlin
Release Year: 1976
The Education of Sonny Carson
Artist: Rony Clanton , Don Gordon , Joyce Walker , Paul Benjamin , Thomas Hicks
Director: Michael Campus
Release date: 17-07-1974
The Deadly Trackers
The Deadly Trackers ( English )
Director: Jr.
Music Director: Fouad Said
Release date: 21-12-1973
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Showing 1 to 10 of 13 movies

Paul Benjamin Biography

Paul Benjamin (born 1938) is an American actor. Benjamin was born in Pelion, South Carolina. He made his film debut in 1969 as a bartender in Midnight Cowboy. After a small role in Sidney Lumet's The Anderson Tapes, he did extensive television work in the 1970s. A few notable exceptions were a major role in Barry Shear's Across 110th Street, and smaller parts in Gordon Parks' biopic Leadbelly, Arthur Marks' Friday Foster, and Don Siegel's prison film Escape from Alcatraz. He gave exceptional performances in the TV adaptations of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings and Gideon's Trumpet. He later starred in the HBO movie The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains, based on the novel by Robert E. Burns. On the big screen in the 1990s, Benjamin worked with some well known directors. He appeared in Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing, Robert Townsend's The Five Heartbeats, Bill Duke's Hoodlum, and John Singleton's Rosewood. On television, he appeared in the 1994 pilot episode of ER, which led to his recurring role of homeless man Al Ervin during the next few seasons. Benjamin also worked on the American Masters documentary of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ralph Ellison, which aired on PBS. After 2000, he appeared primarily in small independent films like Stanley's Gig, The Station Agent, Deacons For Defense, and James Hunter's 2004 drama Back in the Day. He recently made a special appearance in the independent film The Talk Man, directed by Gene Gallerano. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Benjamin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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