Tyrone Benskin

Tyrone Benskin
Tyrone Benskin has been a significant presence in theatre, film, television and music for over 30 years. As part of the Canadian and International cultural landscape Tyrone has amassed an impressive resume and acclaim for a significant and varied body of work;, from no-nonsense cop to caring and devoted father, from ancient warrior to the characters showing the darkness of human nature. His numerous theatre credits include appearances on many of the celebrated stages across Canada. His over 100 film and television credits include co-starring with Tori Spelling in the TV movie "Mind over Murder", the new Christmas classic "The Christmas Choir", "The Wool Cap" and the civil rights drama "Deacons for Defense" opposite Forrest Whitaker and Mr. Ossie Davis. Mr. Benskin also appeared in the NBC mini-series 10.5: Apocalypse and starred as Karl Lubinsky in the cult science fiction series "Charlie Jade" which aired in Canada, the US and internationally including South Africa, France, England and Japan. Feature films include the blockbuster hit "300", Bob Dylan bio-pic "I'm not There" and acclaimed independent films "Peepers" and "Adam's Wall." For over 5 years, Mr. Benskin served as Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop, Canada's oldest Black theatre company. He served President of the Board of Creations Etc., a youth arts and outreach organization as well as serving on the board several community based non-profit organizations. Mr. Benskin was twice elected to the post of National Vice President of ACTRA, Canada's national film and television actors union. On May 2nd, 2011 Mr. Benskin was elected to the 41st Parliament of Canada as the Member for the diverse riding of Jeanne-Le Ber. Mr. Benskin was subsequently appointed to the post of "Official Opposition Critic for Canadian Heritage" by the Honorable Jack Layton. Mr. Benskin also serves as Deputy Critic for Official Languages and served on the Sub-Committee for International Human Rights. Benskin served as a Member of Canada's House of Commons for four and a half years returning to the big screen in 2016 in Bad Santa 2 and the small screen as recurring character Rev. Wardell Cobb in season 2 of The Art of More opposite Denis Quaid.
Name Tyrone Benskin
Also Known As Tyrone Benski, Tyrone DeCosta Benskin, Tyron Benskin, Tyrone Berskin, Tyrone Benskine
Birthday 1958-12-29
Gender Male
IMDB Tyrone Benskin profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Bristol, England, UK
As: Bob
2008-12-06
The Christmas Choir...
As: Narrator (voice)
2001-01-01
Bears...
As: Dr. Gene Washington
1996-12-30
Sci-fighters...
As: Winston White
2004-02-20
Jack Paradise (Les n...
As: Moose (voice)
2018-06-16
Manivald...
As: Unknown
2008-10-17
Adam's Wall...
As: Colin Ferguson
1998-05-03
The Long Island Inci...
As: Archie
2003-01-01
Deacons for Defense...
As: Julian Hasty
2006-08-12
Mind Over Murder...
As: Stevenson
1995-05-20
Spenser: A Savage Pl...
As: Detective Lewis
2009-02-01
Final Verdict...
As: Unknown
2002-01-31
Redeemer...
As: Boyd
1996-01-01
Marked Man...
As: Arnold Ross
2002-02-03
Aftermath...
As: Itak (voice)
2013-02-21
The Legend of Sarila...
As: Ward
1994-02-19
Race to Freedom: The...
As: Helman
2010-04-01
Peepers...
As: Dominic Barone
2016-07-23
Summer Villa...
As: Dwight Truman
2000-11-14
Island of the Dead...
As: Detective Hogue
2007-06-24
Christie's Revenge...
As: Haywood Burns
2001-09-23
The Killing Yard...
As: Hadley
1995-01-01
Johnny and Clyde...
As: Judge
2020-12-30
Pieces of a Woman...
As: Juan
1991-10-24
The Final Heist...
As: Dr. Henry Balmer
1994-05-15
My Breast...
As: Officer Kingman
2008-03-01
A Woman's Rage...
As: Video Technician
1990-05-07
The Amityville Curse...
As: Slovitz
1997-01-01
Stranger in the Hous...
As: Doctor
2020-10-09
Clouds...
As: Pool side cop
1991-09-06
Deadly Surveillance...
As: Dr. Nasser
1995-10-25
Cagney & Lacey: The ...
As: Dr. Metcalfe
2018-03-30
Birthmarked...
As: Hammer
2021-02-24
Chaos Walking...
As: Train Station Doctor
1988-10-14
The Kiss...
As: Store Owner
1991-06-28
Scanners II: The New...
As: Principal Wasney
2011-07-16
Cyberbully...
As: Chaplin
2017-04-28
Small Crimes...
As: Cairon
2003-06-05
Tales from the Never...
As: Cairon
2001-10-13
Tales from the Never...
As: Cairon
2001-10-06
Tales from the Never...
As: Cairon
2003-07-10
Tales from the Never...
As: Hoplite Captain
2011-11-10
Immortals...
As: Mr. Arvin
2007-10-01
I'm Not There...
As: Police Commissioner
2009-02-17
Dead Like Me: Life A...
As: Ronnie
2017-08-10
The Glass Castle...
As: Moose (segment "Mani
2020-05-18
Boys On Film 20: Hea...
As: Persian Emissary
2007-03-07
300...
As: Karl Lubinsky
2005-04-16
Charlie Jade...
As: Unknown

Wimzie's House...
As: Unknown
1998-09-12
Radio Active...
As: Unknown
2002-06-16
The Dead Zone...
As: Mr. Shawl
1994-09-22
Due South...
As: Unknown
1992-08-15
Are You Afraid of th...
As: Unknown
1999-04-02
Big Wolf on Campus...
As: Unknown
1992-05-05
Forever Knight...
As: Unknown
2008-01-09
Sophie...
As: Mike Hayes
1997-09-22
Riverdale...
As: US Investigator
2017-09-11
Faits divers...
As: Frank Rice
1997-10-06
Earth: Final Conflic...
As: Unknown
2016-01-07
Real Detective...
As: George Jones
2021-03-01
Debris...
As: Willie Small
2021-05-07
Jupiter's Legacy...
As: Judge
1996-09-09
FX: The Series...