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Nigel Bennett Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Nigel Bennett
Place Of Birth
Wolverhampton, England
74 years old
Birth Date
November 19 1949

Nigel Bennett Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
University of Wales
Matthew Bennett, Michael Bennett, Sam Bennett, Hannah Bennett

About Nigel Bennett 

Nigel Bennett is a British-Canadian actor, director, and writer based in Canada since 1986.

For all the horror lovers, Nigel Bennet is famous for his role of Vampire Patriarch Lucien LaCroix in the TV series 'Forever Knight'. His supporting actor role in this dramatic series led him to secure the Canadian Gemini Award.

In addition, Nigel Bennett has starred and guest starred in different genres of the films, such as 'Dark Realm', a horror anthology series, and 'Lexx', a weird sci-fi series. A notable fact about him is that he did a series of commercials for Post Oatmeal Crunch that ended with the line 'But it's name oatmeal'.

Nigel Bennett Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Nigel Bennett’s net worth?

Nigel Bennett has acquired a net worth of over $19 million

How much does Nigel Bennett earn per year?

No exact information is available regarding the annual earnings of Nigel Bennett.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Nigel Bennett?

Nigel Bennett has a height of 6 ft 1 in (165 cm).

How old is Nigel Bennett?

Nigel Bennett is 72 as of 2022 as he was born on November 19, 1949

Childhood And Education

Nigel Bennett was born on November 19, 1949, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. He was 11 years old when he started acting. He played the role of a roman citizen in a school production of 'Cleopatra' and Shaw's 'Anthony' and attended the Tettenhall College located in Wolverhampton, England.

He went on to graduate from the University of Wales, earning a degree in theater. He taught for a year and a half before moving into a full-time acting career. He was backed with a stage experience of 15 years before moving to Canada.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Nigel Bennett’s partner?

Nigel Bennett is not dating anyone currently. Details of his married life haven't been known yet. However, Nigel Bennett was married twice to women whose names are still unknown, and he is the father of four children, namely Matthew Bennett, Michael Bennett, Sam Bennett, and Hannah Bennett.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Nigel Bennett is best known for his role in the TV series 'Forever Knight' as Vampire patriarch Lucien LaCroix.

If you like thriller movies with a dash of action and psychic elements, you should check out the supporting film roles Nigel Bennett has played in major movies like 'Murder at 1600' and 'The Skulls,' as well as a slew of tv series.

Most of you will be familiar with 'Kung Fu: The Legend Continues' where Nigel Bennett played multiple roles in the film.

Charity Work

Nigel Bennett is an advocate for a variety of social causes. His participation in the annual executive sleepout organized by Covenant House, a non-profit organization, is an excellent example.

Nigel Bennett donated $65,000 for shelters for homeless youths. All of which were collected from a collection drive.

What awards has Nigel Bennett won?

Nigel Bennett has appeared in several films and received one award during his career. His role in 'Forever Knight' won him the Best Supporting Actor Dramatic Series category at the Gemini Awards in 1996. He had three other Gemini Awards nominations in 1993, 2002, and 2006.

His feature film 'The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick (1988)' is a touching drama that was nominated for 'Best New Film' at the Toronto Festival of Festivals and the Vancouver International Film Festival in 1988 but unfortunately, it did not win any awards. His latest nomination was for the 'Murdoch Mysteries' at the 2016 ACTRA Toronto Awards.

Other Interesting Nigel Bennett Facts And Trivia

  • Nigel Bennett is a British Canadian, and he was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.
  • Nigel Bennett currently lives in Canada and has been residing there since 1986.
  • Nigel Bennett has been in several notable films like 'Murder at 1600', 'KungFu: The Legend Continues', and 'Lexx'. He had also starred in Oatmeal commercials during the ’90s.
  • Nigel Bennett fulfills his role perfectly as Chief Giles in 'Murdoch Mysteries', a TV show based on solving crimes. For those who love the genre of crime and investigation, this would be a perfect fit as it has an 8.2 rating on IMDb.
  • Nigel Bennett slept on the streets with his partner Reiko, using a sleeping bag and cardboard to attract people's attention towards the cause of homeless people's shelter and the collection drive ended up getting $65000
  • Nigel Bennett is currently preoccupied with additional television roles, stage work, conventions, and charity appearances.

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