Bentley Mitchum

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Bentley Mitchum
Born (1967-02-22) February 22, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationActor, film director, screenwriter
Years active1985-present
Spouse(s)Jaime Anstead (2004–2014) (divorced)
Noelle Balfour (1997–2003) (divorced)
ChildrenAllexanne Mitchum
Carrington Mitchum

Bentley Mitchum (born February 22, 1967) is an American actor who has appeared in about 40 films and TV series, including Sundance grand jury prize winner Ruby in Paradise, The Man in the Moon, The Wonder Years, Conviction, Susie Q, Meatballs 4 and Demonic Toys[1] and Shark Attack.

Bentley also became the first American actor to play lead in an Indian Tamil film, Little John opposite Jyothika.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Bentley is the grandson of actor Robert Mitchum,[3] the son of actor Christopher Mitchum and the nephew of actor James Mitchum. His acting debut was with them in a TV movie, Promises to Keep, in which the three actors played characters with corresponding relationships. Bentley attended USC and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drama. He also started a band called The Velvet Box.

Bentley has two daughters, Allexanne Mitchum, from his marriage to Noelle Balfour, and Carrington Mitchum, from his marriage to Jaime Anstead.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Gummibärchen küßt man nicht Tony German film
1991 The Man in the Moon Billy Sanders
Rich Girl Scott
The Borrower Kip
Sometimes They Come Back David North TV film
1992 Demonic Toys Mark Wayne
Meatballs 4 Kyle Linck
1993 Teenage Bonnie and Klepto Clyde Kirk
Ruby in Paradise Ricky Chambers
1996 Susie Q Johnny Angel TV film
1998 Different Strokes Jack
1999 Lima: Breaking the Silence Bruce Nelson
Shark Attack Dr. Miles Craven
2000 Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol Sgt. Don Nichols
2001 Little John John McKenzie Tamil film
A Crack in the Floor Johnny
2002 Frogmen Operation Stormbringer Andreas Drassos / Casper
2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire Lab Technician TV film
2007 Walking Tall: The Payback Walter Morris TV film
2014 The One Vampire Brother Short
Nominated — International Fashion Film Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival)


  1. ^ "Bentley Mitchum - About This Person - Movies & TV". The New York Times. October 14, 2013. Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  2. ^ Venkatesh, Jyothi. "Acting in a Tamil film is like doing a breakdance and singing in Chinese, also smiling at the same time: Bently Mitchum". Archived from the original on October 5, 2013. Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Different Strokes: The Story of Jack & Jill... and Jill on AllMovie". allmovie. Retrieved February 7, 2014.

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