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Encyclopedia > Nigel Bennett
Nigel Bennett as Prince in LEXX
Nigel Bennett as Prince in LEXX
Nigel Bennett as Lucien LaCroix in Forever Knight.
Nigel Bennett as Lucien LaCroix in Forever Knight.


Nigel Bennett (born November 19, 1949 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire) is an English actor/director/writer who has been based in Canada since 1986. He is best known for playing the vampire patriarch Lucien LaCroix in the TV series Forever Knight, for which he won the Canadian Gemini Award for best supporting actor in a dramatic series. Image File history File links Isambard_Prince. ... Image File history File links Isambard_Prince. ... Lexx is a science fantasy TV series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the Lexx, the most powerful destructive force in the two universes from which the show takes its name. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Lucien LaCroix was a fictional vampire in the Canadian-German-American science fiction/fantasy/horror/gothic television series Forever Knight. ... Forever Knight was a Canadian-German-American television series about Nick Knight, an 800-year-old vampire working as a detective in modern day Toronto. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, traditionally part of the county of Staffordshire. ... Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... The term writer can apply to anyone who creates a written work, but the word more usually designates those who write creatively or professionally, or those who have written in many different forms. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vampires (or vampyres) are mythological or folkloric beings that subsist on human and/or animal lifeforce. ... Forever Knight was a Canadian-German-American television series about Nick Knight, an 800-year-old vampire working as a detective in modern day Toronto. ... The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony in Canada. ...


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He has also been in a number of major films such as Murder at 1600 and The Skulls, and many, many other TV series. He had recurring roles in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and LEXX. He was also the star of many Oatmeal Crisp commercials in the 1990s. The Skulls was a 2000 film starring Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, and Leslie Bibb; and directed by Rob Cohen. ... Lexx is a science fantasy TV series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the Lexx, the most powerful destructive force in the two universes from which the show takes its name. ...


Teaming up with writer P. N. Elrod, Bennett co-authored a series of acclaimed "James Bond with fangs" vampire adventure novels. So far they have written Keeper of the King, His Father's Son, and Siege Perilous for Baen Books. He also contributed to "Dracula's London," a collection edited by Elrod for Ace Science Fiction. P.N. Pat Elrod is an American fantasy writer specializing in novels about vampires. ...


In 2006, he appeared in the Ken Finkleman miniseries At The Hotel, for which he was nominated for a Gemini Award. For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Ken Finkleman (born in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian television and film writer, producer and actor. ... At The Hotel is a Canadian drama-comedy-musical television series concerning the goings on at an illustrious hotel, known for its favourable treatment of struggling artists, in Montreal. ... The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony in Canada. ...


He has four children. His first, Matthew is married with children and lives in Nigel's home country, England. The Second, Michael, is currently attending King's College in Halifax, Canada. Sam Bennett is attending high school in Toronto and Hannah, his daughter lives with her mother and Nigel in Nova Scotia.



Bennett keeps himself busy with additional film and TV roles, stage work, convention and charity appearances. He is also currently the artistic director of the world-renown Atlantic Theatre Festival in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The Atlantic Theatre Festival is a professional theatre company located in Canada. ... Wolfville streetscape, spring 2006. ...


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Nigel Bennett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (193 words)
Nigel Bennett (November 19, 1949-) is a British-born actor/director/writer who has been based in Canada since 1986.
Elrod, Bennett co-authored a series of acclaimed "James Bond with fangs" vampire adventure novels.
Bennett continues busy with countless additional film and TV roles, stagework, convention and charity appearances.
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