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FactEarned scholarships to both the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Yale University.

Ben Pryer is a British actor, writer and director. He is best known for his work on the stage and screen.

Pryer was born in London, England on October 8, 1980. His parents are both British. He has one sister. Pryer was educated at the prestigious Eton College. He then went on to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Pryer’s first professional acting role was in the play “The Tempest” at the Globe Theatre in London. He has since appeared in numerous stage productions, including “Romeo and Juliet” and “Macbeth”. He has also appeared in several films and television shows, including “Sherlock Holmes” and “Doctor Who”.

Pryer has won several awards for his work on stage and screen. He has also been nominated for several prestigious awards, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Pryer is married to actress Olivia Colman. They have three children together.

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Full NameBen Pryer

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1He is married to Christine Belford, with who he co-starred on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990). On that show, they played romantic interests.
21953 graduate of the Gilman school in Baltimore, Maryland.
3Played Shannen Doherty's father on Little House on the Prairie (1974) and also co-starred with her on Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990).
4Earned scholarships to both the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Yale University.




A Summer's Day2016Short post-productionBill
Buster's Mal Heart2016Mr. Bowery
Cosmic Kiosk2015ShortHank
Checkered Flag2015ShortNorman Skaggs
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 12014D8 Male Patient
Constantine2014TV SeriesMarcus Mooney
A Short History of Decay2014The Man in White
Nashville2014TV SeriesSam Boone
Hornet's Nest2012TV MovieSolomon Cahoon
Hart of Dixie2011TV SeriesDr. Harley Wilkes
The Four Children of Tander Welch2008Tander Welch
Ruffian2007TV MovieStuart Janney
The List2007/IHarold Smithfield
October Road2007TV SeriesBennett Goldman
Without a Trace2003TV Series
NYPD Blue2003TV SeriesJohn Colohan
Strong Medicine2002TV Series
Diagnosis Murder: Without Warning2002TV MovieWalter Burkett
Collateral Damage2002Senator Delich
Port Charles2002TV SeriesVictor Collins
That's Life2001-2002TV SeriesFather Tom
The West Wing2001TV SeriesSpecial Prosecutor Clement Rollins
The Guardian2001TV SeriesBart Shell
Gideon's Crossing2001TV SeriesDr. Young
American Tragedy2000TV MovieGerry Uelman
The Bachelor1999Dale Arden
Party of Five1995-1999TV SeriesMr. Gene Bennett Gene Bennett
Molly1999Dr. Prentice
Carriers1998TV MovieFrank Sanborn
Silk Stalkings1998TV SeriesDean
The Practice1998TV SeriesDr. Cloves
Beverly Hills, 902101994-1997TV SeriesChancelor Milton Arnold Chancellor Milton Arnold
Murder at 16001997Paul Moran
Diagnosis Murder1997TV SeriesDr. Raymond Huxley
The Chamber1996Judge Flynn F. Slattery
Dark Angel1996TV Movie
The Siege at Ruby Ridge1996TV MovieBert Yeager
Executive Decision1996Secretary of State Jack Douglas
Live Shot1995TV SeriesAlvin Felton
Nowhere Man1995TV SeriesPhil
Trial by Fire1995TV MovieDon Barnett
Broken Trust1995TV Movie
Cagney & Lacey: Together Again1995TV MoviePaul Coster
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women1995TV Movie
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesBoard Member
A Walton Wedding1995TV MovieRalph Gilchrist
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman1994TV SeriesSen. George Steward
Hail Caesar1994Bidwell
Picket Fences1994TV SeriesMoriarity
Murder Between Friends1994TV MovieJudge Lamartine
The Mommies1993TV SeriesDoctor
Jack's Place1992-1993TV SeriesGeorge Simpson / George Lazlo
Sliver1993Peter Farrell
Matlock1993TV SeriesDr. Paul Dodge
Hoffa1992Hoffa's Attorney
Love Can Be Murder1992TV MoviePhilip Carlyle
Majority Rule1992TV Movie
L.A. Law1991-1992TV SeriesDr. Birch, Arnie's Therapist
Sisters1992TV SeriesJack
Murder, She Wrote1985-1991TV SeriesTheo Cayle / David Kingston / Harry Parmel
The New Lassie1991TV SeriesCharlie Pellam
The Hit Man1991TV MovieGordon Padway
Growing Pains1991TV SeriesDr. Frankovich
Lifestories1990TV SeriesRay Albertson
Pacific Heights1990Hotel Manager
Sugar and Spice1990TV SeriesMr. Prescott
Brain Dead1990Man in Bloody White Suit / Ramsen / Ed Conklin
2271989TV SeriesZach Bennett
Mancuso, FBI1989TV SeriesPorter
Starting Now1989TV ShortNelson Sturgess
Nightbreaker1989TV MovieCol. William Devereaux
Moonlighting1989TV SeriesDr. Simon Brill
The Diamond Trap1988TV MovieMr. Exeter
Who's the Boss?1988TV SeriesProfessor Darnell
A Stoning in Fulham County1988TV MovieBaxter
Noble House1988TV Mini-Series
The Bronx Zoo1987-1988TV SeriesJack Feldspar
Less Than Zero1987Benjamin Wells
Rags to Riches1987TV SeriesJerry Mallot
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home1987Tom Stewart
Falcon Crest1987TV SeriesBen Crawley
Sidekicks1986TV SeriesScott Cunningham
Murder in Three Acts1986TV MovieFreddie Dayton
Amazing Stories1986TV SeriesDr. Fetlock
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1986TV SeriesMr. Ryan
Choke Canyon1986John Pilgrim
St. Elsewhere1986TV SeriesPrison Doctor
The Colbys1985TV SeriesDr. Maurice Boland
Knight Rider1985TV SeriesVince
Into Thin Air1985TV MovieLarry Walker
Riptide1985TV SeriesHoward McBride
Dynasty1985TV SeriesDoctor
The Paper Chase1985TV SeriesMr. Conner
Dallas1985TV SeriesNathan Billings
Hill Street Blues1985TV SeriesMr. Ardrey
The Falcon and the Snowman1985Eddie
Crazy Like a Fox1984TV Series
Cover Up1984TV SeriesNorman MacClafferty
Second Sight: A Love Story1984TV MovieMitchell McKay
Amazons1984TV MovieDr. Thompson
Silver Spoons1983TV SeriesDr. Miller
Insight1983TV SeriesHenry Dutton
Risky Business1983Mr. Goodsen
Blood Feud1983TV MovieJohn Cye Cheasty (Senate Rackets Committee investigator)
Voyagers!1983TV SeriesFranklin Delano Roosevelt
The Powers of Matthew Star1983TV SeriesDr. Braft
Tales of the Gold Monkey1982TV SeriesHorace Simmons
Little House on the Prairie1982TV SeriesRoyal Wilder #2
Simon & Simon1982TV SeriesVictor Farrell
The Kid from Nowhere1982TV MovieGreg Baker Sr.
McClain's Law1981TV Series
M*A*S*H1981TV SeriesMajor Nathaniel Burnham
Splendor in the Grass1981TV MovieDr. Judd
A Few Days in Weasel Creek1981TV MovieElwin Potter
Homeroom1981TV ShortScott Thomas
Trapper John, M.D.1981TV SeriesMr. Schweitzer
East of Eden1981TV Mini-SeriesJames Grew
Eight Is Enough1979-1981TV SeriesJeffrey Trout
Revenge of the Gray Gang1981TV MovieHarry Featherstone
Desperate Voyage1980TV MovieRalph
The Last Song1980TV MovieRyan
Reunion1980TV MovieDick Owens
Airplane!1980Mr. Hammen
Gideon's Trumpet1980TV MovieJacob
The Plutonium Incident1980TV MovieDave Gildea
The $5.20 an Hour Dream1980TV MovieEd Lissick
Marriage Is Alive and Well1980TV MovieLarry Wax
Lou Grant1979TV SeriesAl Mitchell
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh1979George Brockington
Hart to Hart1979TV SeriesClint Reilly
Rainbow1978TV MovieBill Gilmore
Kaz1978TV SeriesLouis Davidson
Damien: Omen II1978Charles Warren
Having Babies II1977TV MovieJeff Kramer
Washington: Behind Closed Doors1977TV Mini-SeriesHank Ferris
Martinelli, Outside Man1977TV MovieEllsworth
The Life and Assassination of the Kingfish1977TV MovieManners
Night Drive1977TV MovieMan in Sports Car
The Gumball Rally1976Prof. Samuel Graves - Cobra Team
The Adams Chronicles1976TV Mini-SeriesJohn Quincy Adams II
Widow1976TV MovieMack
Fear on Trial1975TV MovieArt Beresford
The Happy Hooker1975Carl Gordon
Force Five1975TV MovieJames T. O'Neil (as Nick Pryor)
Man on a Swing1974Paul Kearney
The Way We Live Now1970Lionel Aldridge
All My Children1970TV SeriesLincoln 'Linc' Tyler #3 (1971)
Love Is a Many Splendored Thing1967TV SeriesPaul Bradley (1967) (original cast)
Coronet Blue1967TV SeriesThe Guard
The Nurses1965TV SeriesKen Alexander
Another World1964TV SeriesTom Baxter
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1961TV SeriesDane Ross
Startime1960TV SeriesRobert Griffiths
Armstrong Circle Theatre1960TV SeriesA Lieutenant
Summer of Decision1959TV MovieDavid
Ah, Wilderness!1959TV MovieDave McComber
Young Dr. Malone1958TV SeriesErnest Cooper #2 (1959)
Kraft Theatre1958TV Series
The Edge of Night1956TV SeriesJoel Gantry #2 (1973-1974)
The Brighter Day1954TV Series 1958
The Secret Storm1954TV SeriesJohnny Ellis (1962-1963)


The Mockingjay Lives: The Making of the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 12015Video documentaryHimself
Airplane: Long-Haul Version2005Video documentaryHimself - 'Mr Hammen'

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20 to 12007TV Series documentaryMr. Goodsen

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