Benjamin Whitrow Net Worth

Benjamin Whitrow was born on February 17, 1937 in  Oxford, England, United Kingdom, is Actor, Soundtrack. Benjamin Whitrow was a softly-spoken, RADA-trained English actor who performed on stage from 1959. He worked for seven years in the 1960s under the direction of Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre. He was also a prolific actor on screen, usually seen in avuncular roles. He is probably best remembered for his BAFTA-nominated performance as Mr. Bennet in the BBC's acclaimed version of Pride and Prejudice (1995) and he made his final appearance in Gary Oldman's Churchill film Darkest Hour (2017). In his personal life, he was fond of wild orchids, golf, bridge and collecting books, and had a son, Angus Imrie, with actress Celia Imrie.
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Who is it? Actor, Soundtrack
Birth Day February 17, 1937
Birth Place  Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Died On 28 September 2017 (aged 80)\nLondon, England
Birth Sign Pisces
Education Dragon School Tonbridge School Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Occupation Actor
Years active 1964–2016
Spouse(s) Catherine Cook (m. 1972)
Children 3, including Angus Imrie

💰 Net worth: $300,000

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Whitrow was born in Oxford, the son of Mary Alexandra (Flaunders) and Philip Whitrow. He attended the Dragon School, Tonbridge School, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He served in the King's Dragoon Guards during his national Service from 1956 to 1958. He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1981. He played Russell in the original radio version of After Henry by Simon Brett.


Whitrow was married to Catherine Cook, with whom he had two children: Hannah Mary Whitrow (b. 1973) and Thomas George Whitrow (b. 1976). He also had a son, Angus Imrie (b. 1994) with Actress Celia Imrie.


In 1989, Whitrow appeared in episode four of the BBC Two Sketch show A Bit of Fry and Laurie (series one), playing an irate member of the audience who claimed that Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie had stolen several of their sketches from him.


Between 1990 and 1992, Whitrow appeared in the sitcom The New Statesman as Paddy O'Rourke, a Labour Shadow minister who feigned an Irish accent when in public to attract the working-class vote.


In the year 2000, in the successful animated movie Chicken Run, Whitrow voiced the character of Fowler; an old rooster who claims to have fought in World War II.


Whitrow's last work was two plays for BBC Radio 4 where he played the late Poet Laureate, Sir John Betjeman. Mr Betjeman's Class was his last completed work. Whitrow died while recording Mr Betjeman Regrets and was completed by Robert Bathurst. Both plays were broadcast on BBC Radio 4 during Christmas 2017.