BENJAMIN Whitrow was a familiar face on TV and in film, until he passed away in 2017.
We take a look at his life and career on the big and small screen…
Rex Features Benjamin Whitrow was an English actor
Who was Benjamin Whitrow?
Benjamin John Whitrow was born February 17, 1937 and was an English actor.
He passed away on September 28, 2017 aged 80.
Benjamin was best known for his role as Mr Bennet in the 1995 BBC version of Pride and Prejudice, and the voice of Fowler in the 2000 animated film Chicken Run.
He was married to Catherine Cook and they had two children – Hannah Mary Whitrow (b. 1973) and Thomas George Whitrow (b. 1976).
Rex Features The actor was famed for being Mr Bennet in the BBCs Pride and Prejudice
What films did Benjamin star in?
Quadrophenia as Jimmy’s Boss (1979) Brimstone and Treacle as Businessman (1982) Clockwise as a Headmaster (1986) Personal Services as Mr. Marsden (1987) Hawks as Mr. Granger (1988) Restoration as Merivel’s Father (1995) The Opium War as Lord Palmerston (1997) Chicken Run as Fowler (2000) Scenes of a Sexual Nature as Eddie Wright (2006) Bomber as Alistar (2009) Darkest Hour as Sir Samuel Hoare (2017)