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Robert Benson

ROBERT BENSON, San Francisco, Calif., received his B.A. in Theatre from the University of Denver where he was seen as FalstafF in Henry IV, Part One and General Burgoyne in The Devil's Disciple. With the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, he portrayed Macbeth, Theseus in A Midsummer Nights Dream, and the Duke of York in Richard II. The Erie Playhouse production of Sunrise at Campobello saw him as Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He is now with Actors Workshop in San Francisco.

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Credited as cast

  1. Love's Labour's Lost (1963, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Holofernes
  2. Romeo and Juliet (1963, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Capulet
  3. The Merry Wives of Windsor (1963, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Sir John Falstaff
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Theseus
  5. Macbeth (1959, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Macbeth
  6. Richard II (1959, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Edmund of Langley

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