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Ted Beniades

( b. Nov 17, 1922 Bronx, New York, USA - d. Oct 24, 2014 Brookville, Pennsylvania, USA ) Male
Also known as: Theodore Cleanthis Beniades [Birthname]
Relations: Husband of Marion Lauer (c.1953 - c.2008)

Beniades was a consummate entertainer and man of many talents, and who knew at the age of 10 he wanted to be an actor. He and his wife, Marion Lauer, met on Broadway in Wonderful Town and were married for 55 years. Together they made a powerful pair, performing together in other musicals such as Fiorello and The Pajama Game and toured the country.

After serving in World War II, he studied acting at the prestigious Dramatic Workshop in New York with fellow students Marlon Brando, Walter Matthau, Tony Curtis, Rod Steiger and Bea Arthur.

He performed on Broadway during the golden age of American musical theater, when Rodgers and Hammerstein reigned with shows such as South Pacific, The King and I, and Carousel.

He is the veteran of twelve features films. He busted Al Pacino in the movie "Scarface", got blown up in "The Next Man" with Sean Connery and served Jack Lemmon a cocktail in "The Odd Couple."

In recent years, he shared his talent by doing a voiceover for the Clarion Community Theater's production of Agatha Christie's play And Then There Were None at the Sawmill Theater in Cook Forest.

Source: Legacy Obituaries

ProductionsDate of Productions
Look to the Lilies
[Musical, Original]
  • Understudy: Ted Beniades [Juan Archuleta]
Mar 29, 1970 - Apr 19, 1970
Golden Boy
[Musical, Original]
  • Performer: Ted Beniades [Roxy Gottlieb]
Oct 20, 1964 - Mar 05, 1966
The Garden of Sweets
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Ted Beniades [Nicky]
Oct 31, 1961 - Oct 31, 1961
Wonderful Town
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ted Beniades [Speedy Valenti]
Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954
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