Tom Bennett (actor)

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Tom Bennett is a British actor. He has appeared in many British television shows, including The Hunt for Tony Blair, Red Cap, The Worst Week of My Life, My Hero, Life Begins, The Booze Cruise II, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders and EastEnders, playing Steve Clarke.

He is a son of Colin Bennett[1].

His early television appearances include Shoot The Writers! (2004), with Gavin Kensit, a late night comedy sketch show that doubled as a competition for new writers. He starred in the E4 television series PhoneShop[2], playing the character 'Christopher'.

In 2013, he appeared in Family Tree[2] (a Home Box Office series) premiere as best mate to Chris O'Dowd's character.

In 2016, he drew critical praise for his role as Sir James Martin[2], a foolish nobleman in the Jane Austen movie adaptation Love & Friendship.[3]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Foyle's War Matthew Farley/Ben Barrett TV series (2 episodes: 2003-2006)
2004 Shoot the Writers! Various Characters TV series
Red Cap Craftsman Simon Barham TV series (1 episode: "Long Time Dead")
The Worst Week of My Life Bell Boy TV series (1 episode: "Wednesday")
Belonging PC Cowley TV movie
Murder Prevention Paul Cullen TV series (2 episodes)
2005 My Hero Unknown Character TV series (1 episode: "Illegal Aliens")
Life Begins Financial Advisor TV series (1 episode: "Under Pressure")
The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt Daniel TV movie
2006 Midsomer Murders Rob Pride TV series (1 episode: "Dead Letters")
Eastenders Steve Clarke TV series (5 episodes)
Ultimate Force Millar TV series (1 episode: "Violet Solutions")
Pulling Estate Agent/Internet Guy TV series (2 episodes: 2006-2008)
2007 The Bill Ryan Chambers TV series (1 episode: "Up in Smoke")
Raging Various Characters TV movie
2008 Love Soup Rik TV series (1 episode: "The Menaced Assassin")
Holby Blue Matthew Green TV series (1 episode: "Episode #2.2")
Blessed Jake
Doctors Mr Robbin/Tony Depp/Max Porter TV series (3 episodes: 2008-2014)
2009 Breathe Marty
Minder Hugo Grant TV series (1 episode: "A Matter of Life and Debt")
Comedy Showcase Christopher TV series (1 episode: "PhoneShop")
PhoneShop Christopher TV series (19 episodes: 2009-2013)
2010 Silent Witness DC Andy Salch TV series (2 episodes)
The Persuasionists Waiter TV seris (1 episode: "Diet Stuff")
2011 The Comic Strip Presents... Gordon's Driver TV series (1 episode: "The Hunt for Tony Blair")
Happy Birthday Jim Short
Girl in the Woods Martin Short
2012 Shadow Dancer Watcher 2
Upstairs Downstairs Tommy Soaper TV series (1 episode: "The Love That Pays the Price")
Them From That Thing Various TV mini-series (1 episode: "Episode #1.2")
2013 Great Night Out Chris TV series (1 episode: "Episode #1.1")
Quick Cuts Darren TV series (1 episode: "Episode #1.1")
Family Tree Pete Stupples TV series (8 episodes)
2014 Save the Date Roger TV movie
Night Shift Chris Short
Satan Has a Bushy Tail Shuggy Short
2015 Top Coppers Steve TV series (1 episode: "The Chill of the Cockney Freezer")
Crackanory Brian TV series (1 episode: "The Zombie That Roared & the Sat Nav That Did It")
Fungus the Bogeyman Harry TV mini-series (1 episode: "Episode #1.1")
2016 Love & Friendship Sir James Martin London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year
Nominated — Indiewire Critics Poll Award for Best Supporting Actor
David Brent: Life on the Road Nigel Martin[2]
Mascots Owen Golly, Jnr[4].
2017 Tina and Bobby Del Simmonds TV mini-series (2 episodes)
Drunk History: UK Eric Liddell/A.R. 'Dick' Collins TV series (2 episodes)
Murder in Successville Michael McIntyre/Conor McGregor TV series (2 episodes)
2018 A.P. Bio Miles Leonard TV series (6 episodes)


  1. ^ "Actor Tom Bennett's Secret to Weight Loss". Coach. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  2. ^ a b c d "Tom Bennett". Loose Lips. 2017-01-22. Retrieved 2019-03-18.
  3. ^ Drew Grant (11 May 2016). "'Love & Friendship' & Tiny Green Balls: Tom Bennett On Playing the Fool". The Observer. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Actor Tom Bennett's Secret to Weight Loss". Coach. Retrieved 2019-03-18.

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