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Nigel Bennett

Nigel Bennett

Nigel Bennett is a British-born actor/director/writer who has been based in Canada since 1986. He's best known for playing the vampire patriarch on the TV series Forever Knight, for which he won the Canadian Gemini Award for best supporting actor in a dramatic series.

He has also been in a number of major films such as Murder at 1600 and The Skulls, and many, many other TV series. He had recurring roles in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and Lexx.

Teaming up with writer P. N. Elrod, Bennett co-authored a series of acclaimed James Bond with fangs vampire adventure novels. So far they have written Keeper of the King, His Father's Son, and Siege Perilous for Baen Books. He also contributed to Dracula's London, a collection edited by Elrod for Ace Science Fiction.

Mr. Bennett continues busy with countless additional film and TV roles, stagework, convention and charity appearances.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Nigel Bennett Facts

OccupationActor, Director, Screenwriter
BirthdayNovember 19, 1949 (72)
BirthplaceWolverhampton, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Dressed To Kill
Battlestar Galactica:The Mini-Series
Just Buried
Jesse Stone: Sea Change
Watership Down
Lexx: The Complete Series
The Mirror Crack'd
The Iron Mask
The Crossing
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