Richard Benjamin

American actor and film director

Richard Samuel Benjamin (born May 22, 1938) is an American actor and movie director.[1] He directed City Heat (1984), The Money Pit (1986) and Made in America (1993). He was the lead actor in the short-lived 1978 TV series "Quark" where he played the Captain of a Sanitation Starship as "Adam Quark"

Richard Benjamin
Benjamin in 1972
Born (1938-05-22) May 22, 1938 (age 86)
New York City, U.S.
Alma materNorthwestern University
  • Actor
  • director
  • producer
Years active1962–2015
Paula Prentiss (m. 1961)


  1. "Richard Benjamin". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2007. Archived from the original on December 8, 2007. Retrieved April 10, 2012.