Played by Robert Guillaume in the TV series (1979-86).
Directors: Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise
1978. Originally recorded by the Drifters (1963)
Director: Jay Lewis. Also starred Richard Briers, Janet Brown & Peter Butterworth
Director: Anthony Asquith & A. V. Bramble. Also starred David Brooks, Donald Calthrop & Ella Daincourt. Plot: The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather (Benson) and Julian Gordon (Aherne) is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks.
Director: Lance Comfort. Also starred Derek Sydney, Jack Allen & Emerton Court. Plot: International crook Armstrong (Court) flees post-war Tangier with priceless forgery plates. International crook Voss (Benson) sends pretty Michele (Gastoni) after him...
Director: Gilbert Gunn. Also starred Alec Mango, Wyndham Goldie & Hugh Latimer. Plot: At a small, rural British lab, monomaniac Dr. Laird (Mango) and his staff create ultra-intense magnetic fields...
Steve Martin got the part
Translated from Truro; died in office
Director: Jorge Fons. Also starred Claudio Brook, Patricia Aspillaga & Brad Dexter
(Disney) The first (and currenty, only) animated film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar ('Silence of the Lambs' won it). Won 2 Oscars and 3 Baftas including Best Motion Picture. First animated film to be released in Imax format.
Chief of Naval Operations
Director: Lamont Johnson. Also starred Gail Strickland, Melanie Griffith & James G. Richardson. Plot: Henry Steele (Benson) is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship...
(Disney) Won 2 Oscars. The first animated film to win an Academy Award in a competitive category. This was the first Disney feature available on DVD. This was the last Disney animated feature to use hand-painted cels and analog camera and film work. The wedding scene at the close of the film marked one of the first use of CAPS (Computer Animation Production System) in a Disney feature. CAPS is a digital ink-and-paint and animation production system that colours the animators' drawings digitally.
Director: Ronnie Cramer. Also starred Lon Malish, Bethany Shaffer & E. Shepard Steveson. Plot: Two attractive female roommates battle over food while aliens (disguised as sandwiches) invade the Earth and man-eating trout fill the skies.