Ted Beniades

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Ted Beniades
BornNovember 17, 1922
New York City, New York
DiedOctober 24, 2014(2014-10-24) (aged 91)

Theodore Cleanthis Beniades (November 17, 1922 – October 24, 2014) was an American character actor of screen and stage who was best known for appearing in Brian De Palma's Scarface as Seidelbaum.

He was born on November 17, 1922 in New York City, the son of Greek immigrants Mary and Cleanthis Beniades. He served in World War II before studying acting at the Dramatic Workshop in New York. He appeared in such films as The Odd Couple, Serpico and The Next Man and such television series as Dark Shadows, N.Y.P.D., The Jackie Gleason Show, Kojak, The Andros Targets, and The Equalizer. Beniades died on October 24, 2014 at the age of 91, he was married to Marion Lauer for fifty- five years until her death in 2009.


Year Title Role Notes
1966 A Man Called Adam Minor Role
1967 Reflections in a Golden Eye Sergeant Uncredited
1968 The Odd Couple Bartender Uncredited
1968 The Detective Reporter Uncredited
1971 The Pursuit of Happiness Traffic Cop
1971 They Might Be Giants Taxi Driver
1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight A Black Suit
1973 Serpico Sarno
1976 The Next Man Frank Dedario
1983 Scarface Seidelbaum


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