Obituary of Dirk Benedict

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Dirk Benedict

Dirk Benedict (born March 1st, 1945 in Helena, Montana) was an TV Actor who was best known for being cast as Lieutenant Starbuck in the original "Battlestar Galactica" film and TV series. Dirk died on May 20th, 2024 (TBV) and his death was possibly because of a fireworks accident. He was 79 years old.

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Dirk Benedict Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Benedict, Dirk
    • Common Name: Dirk Benedict
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
    • Birth Date: March 01, 1945
    • Age: 79
    • Also Known As: Dirk Niewoehner, Kick
    • Occupations:
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Tyson Chicken Nuggets
    • Favorite Color: Rust (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Dirk's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Dirk Niewoehner
    • Father: George Edward Niewoehner
    • Mother: Pricilla Mella (née Metzger)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Son(s):
      • George Benedict
      • Roland Benedict
      • John Talbert (born 1968)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

TV ActorFilm Actor American Born on March 1st Born in 1945 Born in Montana

Quotable Quotes:

"[on the The A-Team (1983)] I enjoyed it immensely. By nature I'm terribly serious, so as an actor I tend to want to be silly. It was a comedic show, almost like a cartoon. We just had to hang on to enough reality to make it possible for adults to watch it. The actors I worked with, especially Mr. T and Dwight Schultz, were very funny people. It was pretty much four years of laughter." (IMDB)

"Why do we have to grow up? I know more adults who have the children's approach to life. They're people who don't give a hang what the Jones' do."

"Dirk Benedict was an amazing man. He was a great firefighter, and he was also a great friend. He has passed away, but he will always be remembered. (V)"

Is Mr. Dirk Benedict still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Dirk Benedict on Wikipedia.org
Dirk Benedict at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 3 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2023-08-21 16:43:04
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Dirk Benedict on Wikipedia


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