About Dirk Benedict
It has been stated that the overall estimate of the current Dirk Benedict net worth is as high as 1.5 million dollars. He has become well known and recognized because of his career as an actor. He has appeared in many stage plays, TV productions and films, all of which have also increased the overall amount of Dirk Benedict net worth.
Dirk Benedict can be remembered from the A-Team TV series, where he played the role of Lieutenant Templeton Peck. Also, he portrayed the role named Lieutenant Starbuck in the original film called “Battlestar Galactica”. He reprised his role in the TV series based on this film. In addition to his acting work, Dirk Benedict is an author, too. He has published two books, called “And Then We Went Fishing” and “Confessions of a Kamikaze Cowboy”. The sales of his books have also added up to the overall size of Dirk Benedict net worth.
The actor was born in 1945 in Helena, Montana. His mother worked as an accountant, whereas his father was a lawyer. In 1967, Dirk Benedict became a graduate of Whitman College. In 1972, he appeared in in his first movie called “Georgia, Georgia”.
He also appeared in the New York run called “Butterflies Are Free”. Then, he was invited to reprise his role in Hawaii. When he was in Hawaii, he was also chosen to portray a leading guest role in the TV series called “Hawaii Five-O”. Because of his role in these series, he was noticed and was offered a leading part in the horror film called “Sssssss”, which was released in 1973.
In 1974, he played a role of a violent husband in “W”. In 1974, Dirk Benedict got a starring role in the TV series called “Chopper One”, which lasted for one season. Dirk Benedict made a small appearance in “Charlie’s Angels”, as well. Thus, all of these productions have made him even more known as an actor and increased the overall sum of Dirk Benedict net worth.
In 1978, he got his breakthrough when he was chosen for a role in “Battlestar Galactica” film and TV series. In the same year, he managed to appear in a TV film called “Cruise Into Terror”. In 1979, Dirk Benedict appeared in the ensemble movie called “Scavenger Hunt”. In 1981, he was joined by Linda Blair in the film called “Ruckus”.
In the 1980s, Dirk Benedict became popular because of his role in “The A-Team” series. He was appearing in these series in the period of 1982-1986. He played the part Lieutenant Templeton Peck, also known as Faceman. In 1986, the actor appeared in the film called “Body Slam”. In 1987, he was chosen to portray the title role in the Shakespeare’s play called “Hamlet”, which ran at the Abbey Theatre. In 1989, he appeared in another TV film called “Trenchcoat in Paradise”. Two years later, he got the role of Alex to portray in “Blue Tornado”. In 1993, he got a starring role in “Shadow Force”.