Peter Benson

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TV Actor
Date of Birth June 13, 1943
Place of Birth England
Date of Death Sep 6, 2018 (75)
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Peter Benson (actor)

Peter Henry Benson was a British actor, best known for his role as Bernie Scripps in the popular ITV television series Heartbeat, a police drama set in the fictional Yorkshire village of Aidensfield during the 1960s. He also had a number of other film and television roles, often playing weak or vacillating characters.

Born: Peter Henry Benson, Apr 3, 1943, Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Died: Sept 6, 2018
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1961–2013
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About Peter Benson

Most famous for his role as Bernie Scripps on the ITV series Heartbeat. He is also notable for his work in several BBC Television Shakespeare productions, as well as for his roles in the popular series Doctor Who: Terminus and All Creatures Great and Small.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he appeared in episodes of Churchill's People and Trinity Tales.


His film credits include roles in Tess (directed by Roman Polanski) and Excalibur (directed by John Boorman).

Family Life

He was born and raised in England; little else about his family life has been made public.


In Heartbeat, he played the half-brother of Geoffrey Hughes' character Vernon Scripps.

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