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Benjamin Whitrow

17 February 1937 to 25 September 2017

A British actor who was prolific on both the stage and screen, Whitrow was best known for his BAFTA-nominated role as Mr Bennet in the BBC’s production of Pride and Prejudice (1995). He amassed over 100 credits during his career including Quadrophenia (1979), Chaplin (1992) and Chicken Run (2000).

Read Benjamin Whitrow's Guardian obituary here.