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Benjamin Hendrickson
Oakdale Presence
At A Glance
Benjamin was a member of the first class of the drama division of the Juilliard School and was a founding member of The Acting Company, under the late John Houseman. Acting Company productions in repertory, on national tours, and on Broadway, in which Hendrickson performed include: The Three Sisters, The Time of Your Life, Next Time I'll Sing to You, The Hostage, The Robber Bridegroom, Measure for Measure, Edward II, The Taming of the Shrew, The Knack, The Lower Depths, and Arms and the Man.

On Broadway, Benjamin has appeared in Awake and Sing, Strider, and in the title role of The Elephant Man. His off-Broadway credits include The Lisbon Traviata, After the Fall, The Rear Column, The Philanthropist, and Life and Limb.

His regional theater credits include: Terra Nova, Romeo and Juliet, and Loves Labors Lost at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego; and Otherwise Engaged and Richard III at the Goodman Theater in Chicago.

Benjamin has appeared in many feature films including Spanking the Monkey, Regarding Henry, Consenting Adults, and Manhunter.

He has also appeared in the daytime dramas Guiding Light, Texas, and Another World. His primetime television credits include Law & Order and Mann & Machine; the TV movies The Demon Murder Case and King of the Line; and the PBS Theater in America production of Time of Your Life.

Born on August 26, 1950 in Huntington, New York, Hendrickson was an avid golfer and spent much of his down time on the green with his As The World Turns co-stars. He passed away suddenly on July 3rd, 2006. He was 55.
Acting Portfolio
As The World Turns
Hal Munson
1985 to September 28, 2004; June 21, 2005 to July 12, 2006

King of the Line

The Demon Murder Case
Father Carelli

Guiding Light
Silas Crocker
1981 to 1983

Another World
Sgt. Bartlett

Dreams Don't Die

Chris Shaw

The Time of Your Life
Acting Portfolio
Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler
Mr. Lapp

Spanking the Monkey
Tom Albelli

Regarding Henry

Consenting Adults
Jimmy Schwartz

Dr. Chilton

Sgt. Kovac
Acting Portfolio
Awake & Sing


The Elephant Man
Acting Portfolio
The Lisbon Traviata

After the Fall

The Rear Column

The Philanthropist

Life and Limb

Terra Nova

Romeo & Juliet

Loves Labors Lost
Old Globe Theater in San Diego

Otherwise Engaged

Richard III
Goodman Theater in Chicago

The Three Sisters

The Time of Your Life

Next Time I'll Sing to You

The Hostage

The Robber Bridegroom

Measure for Measure

Edward II

Taming of the Shrew

The Knack

The Lower Depths

Arms of Man

Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2002, 2003)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2001)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2003)

Soap Opera Digest Awards Four-time nominee
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Huntington, New York
DATE OF BIRTH: August 26, 1950
HAIR: Dark Brown
News Archives
News Archive: Hendrickson to take leave from ATWT. [Jul 16, 2001]
News Archive: Hendrickson to take another person leave from ATWT. [Mar 31, 2003]
News Archive: Hendrickson returns to the ATWT set. [May 12, 2003]
News Archive: Hendrickson discusses Emmy win, death of mother [May 26, 2003]
News Archive: 19-year vet and Emmy winner Hendrickson cut from ATWT [Jul 19, 2004]
News Archive: Former sub Randolph Mantooth takes over as Hal. [Aug 2, 2004]
News Archive: Emmy winner Benjamin Hendrickson dead at age 55. [Jul 5, 2006]
News Archive: ATWT finally ready to address death of Hendrickson. [Oct 13, 2006]

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