NIGEL BENNETT Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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An accomplished theatre actor, Mr. Bennett appeared on the British stage for fifteen years before moving to Canada in 1986. During this time he starred in “The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole” at the Wyndhams Theatre in London’s West End. He also performed in “Ghosts,” “Private Lives” and “Rookery Nook” at such theaters as the Haymarket Theatre in Leicester, the Crucible Theatre, the Bristol Old Vic and the King’s Head Theatre Club as well as many seasons on the stages of Canterbury, Newcastle, Nottingham, Plymouth, Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield in England.


From 1992-1996, Mr. Bennett starred as the powerful and seductive Lucien LaCroix in the Gemini nominated television series “Forever Knight". In 1995, he received the prestigious Gemini Award for his role in the series, and it was on this show where he made his directorial debut.


Mr. Bennett’s feature film work includes co-starring with Gene Hackman in “Narrow Margin,” “The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick,” a poignant drama that was voted Best New Film at both the Toronto Festival of Festivals and the Vancouver International Film Festival in 1988, “Legends of the Fall” starring Brad Pitt, “Murder at 1600,” starring Wesley Snipes, “Top of the Food Chain", a science fiction feature that premiered at the 1998 Toronto Film Festival and “Skulls” starring Craig T. Nelson.


Mr. Bennett’s television credits in Great Britain include “Harry,” “Elizabeth Alone,” ” “Reilly: Ace of Spies,” and the marathon running series “Coronation Street.” Canadian and American television appearances include “Beyond Reality,” “Sweating Bullets,” “E.N.G.,” “Counterstrike,” “Street Legal,” “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” “F/X: The Series,” “La Femme Nikita,” “Avonlea,” “Adderly,” “Night Heat,” “Friday the 13th:The Series,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues,” “Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years,” “Gene Roddenberry’s Earth: Final Conflict", “John Woo’s Once A Thief,” “Total Recall 2070,” “Codename: Eternity,” “Psi Factor.” “LEXX,” and “Relic Hunter.”