Daniel Benzali

Daniel Benzali

Daniel Benzali

January 20, 1950
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Daniel Benzali (born January 20, 1950) is a Brazilian-American stage, television and film actor.Benzali was a theatre actor before making guest-starring roles on television series such as Star Trek: The Next Generation, The X-Files, NYPD Blue and L.A. Law. L.A. Law creator Steven Bochco was so impressed with Benzali's performance that he cast him in the lead role of his 1995 series Murder One, playing attorney Ted Hoffman. For this role he was nominated for a Golden Globe award. More recently, Benzali starred on the series The Agency, and in films such as By Dawn's Early Light (1990), Murder at 1600 (1997) and The Grey Zone (2001). He also appeared in the post-apocalyptic CBS series Jericho as the enigmatic former Department of Homeland Security director Thomas Valente. Most recently he starred in the FX television series Nip/Tuck as the main character's psychotherapist and later patient, Dr. Griffin. Another of his roles was that of Reggie, a money hungry sales manager/drug smuggler at a car dealership in the 1999 cult-classic "Suckers."
Benzali has also played musical theater. He portrayed Juan Peron in the London cast of Evita, and played faded film director Max von Mayerling, alongside Patti LuPone, in the original cast (1993) of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. Benzali had previously appeared on Broadway in Fiddler on the Roof, and other smaller productions. Benzali was also formerly engaged to actress Kim Cattrall.
In December 2010, Benzali joined ABC's General Hospital.[2]Benzali plays a character named Theodore Hoffman, a reference to his role on the mid-1990s television series Murder One. Benzali's character is also known as "The Balkan", an international crime lord.

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Dead Heat (2002)
72%
5 votes

Dead Heat (2002)

Frank Finnegan
The Grey Zone (2001)
75%
26 votes

The Grey Zone (2001)

Simon Schlermer
Screwed (2000)
56%
17 votes

Screwed (2000)

Detective Tom Dewey
Her Married Lover (2000)
NR
0 votes

Her Married Lover (2000)

Det. Joe Lansing
Suckers (1999)
NR
0 votes

Suckers (1999)

Reggie
All the Little Animals (1999)
80%
4 votes

All the Little Animals (1999)

Bernard 'The Fat' De Winter
The End of Violence (1997)
70%
3 votes

The End of Violence (1997)

Brice Phelps
Murder at 1600 (1997)
68%
88 votes

Murder at 1600 (1997)

Agent Nick Spikings
Afterburn (1992)
70%
1 votes

Afterburn (1992)

Col. John Patterson
By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
84%
7 votes

By Dawn's Early Light (1990)

Bascombe
Messenger Of Death (1988)
60%
3 votes

Messenger Of Death (1988)

Chief Barney Doyle
A View to a Kill (1985)
71%
539 votes

A View to a Kill (1985)

Howe
The Agency
70%
5 votes

The Agency

 
Murder One
84%
17 votes

Murder One

 
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