Benskin, Tyrone 1958- (Tyron Benskin, Tyrone DeCosta Benskin, Tyrone Benskine)

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Benskin, Tyrone 1958- (Tyron Benskin, Tyrone DeCosta Benskin, Tyrone Benskine)


Born December 29, 1958, in Bristol, England; immigrated to Canada, 1968. Education: Attended John Abbott College and Concordia University. Avocational Interests: Karate.

Career: Actor. Voice performer for commercials.


Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Stephen Davenport, Stephen and Mr. Wilde, produced in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada; appeared in Fair Liberty's Call, King John, Love's Labour's Lost, Measure for Measure, and Romeo and Juliet, all Stratford Shakespearean Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada; also appeared in Phantom of the Opera (nonmusical version), Outremont Theatre. Appeared at other Canadian theatres, including Saidye Bronfman Centre, Centaur Theatre, Neptune Theatre, National Arts Centre, and Theatre Passe Muraille.

Major Tours:

Mr. M, My Children! My Africa!, Black Theatre Workshop, Canadian cities, 1999-2000.

Film Appearances:

(As Tyrone DeCosta Benskin) Weapon seller, Lune de miel (also known as Honeymoon), Telefilm Canada, 1985.

Detective Maury, Wild Thing, Paramount Home Video, 1987.

Jackson, Criminal Law, Hemdale, 1988.

Train station doctor, The Kiss, TriStar, 1988.

Cabbie, Enemies: A Love Story, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989.

Guard, Blind Fear, 1989.

Radio, Cargo, Velvet Camera, 1990.

Third broker, Money, 1990.

Video technician, The Amityville Curse, Vidmark Entertainment, 1990.

Store owner, Scanners II: The New Order, Triton Pictures, 1991.

Detective Austin, Canvas (also known as Canvas: The Fine Art of Crime), Optima Productions, 1992.

(As Tyrone DeCosta Benskin) First officer, Candy the Stripper, 1993.

Cop, Relative Fear (also known as Le silence d'Adam and The Child), Republic Pictures, 1994.

Second doctor, The Killing Machine (also known as The Killing Man), A-pix Entertainment, 1994.

Jerome, Soul Survivor (also known as Survivant dans l'ame), Norstar Entertainment, 1995.

Boyd, Marked Man (also known as Le guet-apens), LIVE Entertainment, 1995.

Mitchum, The Wrong Woman, Republic Pictures, 1995.

Gene Washington, Sci-Fighters, Triboro Entertainment Group, 1996.

Slovitz, Stranger in the House, LIVE Entertainment, 1997.

Dwight Truman, Island of the Dead, 2000.

(As Tyrone Benskine) Special Agent Draper, Full Disclosure (also known as All the Fine Lines), First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001.

Arnold Ross, Aftermath, Christal Films, 2002.

Winston White, Jack Paradise (Les nuits de Montreal), K Films Amerique, 2004.

Landlord, Lotto 6/66 (short), 2006.

Persian emissary, 300, Warner Bros., 2006.

Mr. Arvin, I'm Not There, Weinstein Company, 2007.

Mostafa, Adam's Wall, Les Films Equinoxe, 2008.

Commissioner Cusek, Dead Like Me, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Rousso, Wimzie's House (also known as La maison de Oumzie), PBS, 1995.

Mike Hayes, Riverdale, CBC, 1997.

Sparky, Live Through This, MTV, 2000.

Waldo Buzetti, Largo Winch (also known as Largo Winch—Gefahrliches erbe), Mystery Channel, 2001.

Karl Lubinsky, Charlie Jade, Space, 2005-2008.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Dr. Maynard, The Boys of St. Vincent (also known as Le College St. Vincent and Les garcons de Saint-Vincent), CBC, 1992.

Supervisor Meeker, Thanks of a Grateful Nation (also known as The Gulf War), Showtime, 1998.

Jackson the bartender, 10.5: Apocalypse, NBC, 2006.

Murray Michaels, Superstorm, BBC and Discovery Channel, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Workman, Shades of Love: The Man Who Guards the Greenhouse, 1988.

Second police officer, The Phone Call, 1989.

Juan, The Final Heist (also known as L'Etrange rancon), 1991.

Pool room cop, Deadly Surveillance, Showtime, 1991.

Dr. Brimell, TekWar: TekLords, syndicated, 1994.

Dr. Henry Balmer, My Breast, CBS, 1994.

Ward, Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad, CTV, 1994.

Curtis, Convict Cowboy, Showtime, 1995.

Hadley, Johnny & Clyde, Showtime, 1995.

Dr. Nasser, Cagney & Lacey: The View through the Glass Ceiling, CBS, 1995.

Stevenson, Spenser: A Savage Place, Lifetime, 1995.

Dr. Carpenter, A Strange Affair (also known as A Husband, a Wife, and a Lover), CBS, 1996.

Noland James, We the Jury, USA Network, 1996.

Mitchum, The Wrong Woman, CBS, 1996.

Garage attendant, Harrison: Cry of the City, 1996.

Colin Ferguson, The Long Island Incident, NBC, 1998.

Donovan, Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, Showtime, 1998.

Haywood Burns, The Killing Yard, Showtime, 2001.

Redeemer, USA Network, 2002.

Judge Wolf, Obsessed, Lifetime, 2002.

Archie, Deacons for the Defense, Showtime, 2003.

Judge Wolf, Chasing Freedom, Court TV, 2004.

Clarence, The Wool Cap, TNT, 2004.

Robert Hunter, Proof of Lies, Lifetime, 2006.

Detective Martin, The Rival, Lifetime, 2006.

Julian Hasty, Mind Over Murder, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Bill Marsden, Dark Eyes, ABC, 1995.

Waldo Buzetti, Largo Winch (movie; also known as Largo Winch—Gefahrliches erbe), 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mitch Malloy, "Ain't No Cure for Love," Night Heat, 1988.

"Forgive Me Father," Night Heat, 1988.

Agent number one, "Taking Care of Business," Urban Angel, 1991.

Travis, "Family Business," Urban Angel, 1992.

Mr. Edwards, "First Date," Ready or Not (also known as Les premieres fois), 1994.

Jonah, "The Fire Inside," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1994.

Mr. Shawl, "Hawk and a Handsaw," Due South, CTV and CBS, 1995.

Detective Watson, "Leave My Bum Alone," Side Effects, CBC, 1995.

Detective Watson, "Father Knows Best," Side Effects, CBC, 1995.

Voice, Flash Gordon, 1996.

Jack Palmer, "The Tale of the Night Shift," Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Nickelodeon, 1996.

Prince of Morocco, Tubal, and Duke of Venice, A Taste of Shakespeare, 1997.

Jeff Storey, "Easy Money," Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1998.

Elpenor, "Ulysses and the Journey Home," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, CBS, 1998.

Elpenor, "Ulysses and the Circle," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, CBS, 1998.

Elpenor, "Ulysses and the Trojan Horse," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, CBS, 1998.

Reverend, The Hoop Life, Showtime, 1999.

Witch doctor, "Voodoo Child," Big Wolf on Campus (also known as Le loup-garou du campus), Fox Family Channel, 2000.

Coach Hadrass, "No Trouble Atoll," Radio Active, Fox, 2001.

Cairon, "Deleting Dr. Blank," Tales from the Neverending Story (also known as The Neverending Story), Hallmark Channel, 2001.

(As Tyrone Benskine) Father Charpentier, "Celibacy," Naked Josh (also known as Les Lecons de Josh), Showtime Canada, 2004.

Additional voices, Tripping the Rift, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Ranjit, "Dark Man," Durham County, 2007.

Dewey Morris, "Numb," The Dead Zone (also known as Stephen King's "Dead Zone"), USA Network, 2007.

Mr. Byrd, "Sophie Comes Home," Sophie, CBC, 2007.

Mr. Byrd, "The Tornado," Sophie, CBC, 2007.

Mr. White, "The Final Cut," 15/Love (also known as 15/a), 2008.

Also appeared in Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict," and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated; F/X: The Series, syndicated.

Radio Appearances; Specials:

The Trojan Women, BBC3, 1998.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Poetry reader, Between the Covers, CBC, 2000.


Video Games:

Voice, Jagged Alliance, Sir-tech Software, 1994.

Voice, Jagged Alliance 2, Talonsoft, 1999.

Voice, Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business, Interplay, 2000.

(As Tyron Benskin) Federico and infantryman number four, Evolution Worlds, Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2002.

Voice, Splinter Cell (also known as Tom Clancy's "Splinter Cell"), Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2002.

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