Dirk Benedict

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The A-Team was one of the beloved series in the ’80s and was watched by many teenagers growing up. Among all the fantastic cast in the popular TV series, Dirk Benedict came into limelight playing the main cast in the series. Since then, he has appeared in tons of movies and TV series. Many of his fans are curious to know what the actor is currently doing as he last appeared in the film, Space Ninjas as jack Strange in 2019. Learn more on Dirk Benedict and his private life, net worth, and much more.

Quick Facts

Birth Name Dirk Niewoehner
Birth Date March 1, 1945
Age 75
Birthplace Helena, Montana, United States
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Height 5 feet 10 inches
Parents Father: George Edward Niewoehner
Mother: Pricilla Mella Niewoehner
Siblings Roy and Ramona
Married Toni Hudson (m. 1986–1995)
Children 3
Net Worth $1.5 million

Dirk Benedict Net Worth: $1.5 million

Dirk made his film debut in 1972, appearing in the movie Georgia, Georgia. He also made his TV debut the same year in the series Hawaii Five-O. Likewise, in 1974, Dirk starred as Officer Gil Foley in the series Chopper One. Moreover, the actor also starred in the series Battlestar Galactica from 1978 to 1979.

However, his most prominence came when he appeared as Templeton “Faceman” Peck on the hit TV series, A-Team, from 1983 to 1987. Likewise, he also had a cameo in the 2010 movie version of The A-Team. Besides, the actor appeared in episodes of Charlie’s Angeles, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Baywatch, Walker, Texas Ranger, and Murder. As of 2020, Dirk Benedict holds a net worth of $1.5 million.

Dirk Benedict Wife

Dirk is in his 70’s’s and has only been married once. He was married to an American actress, Toni Hudson, who had also appeared as Dana in the fourth season A-Team episode titled, “Blood, Sweat, and Cheers.” However, after nine years of togetherness, the couple went apart after a divorce in 1995. Since then, Dirk has not been married to anyone and has rarely appeared with a love interest. Besides, he also has not been linked to anyone.

Caption: Dirk Benedict ex-wife Toni Hudson

Nonetheless, he spent the most chunk of his life raising two sons, George and Roland, whom he fathered with his wife. He had shared,

“I love them madly. I’ve had people say, ‘You’re sacrificing your life for your children,’ but I don’t look at it as a sacrifice.”

Besides, he also learned that he also has another son, John Talbert, from an earlier relationship. His son had been placed for adoption, and with the help of his adoptive parents, John discovered his biological father and contacted his birth parents.

Short Wiki like-Bio

Dirk Niewoehner was born in 1945 in Helena, Montana. He celebrates his birthday on March 1, which makes his age 75. He is the son of George Edward Niewoehner, a lawyer, and Priscilla Mella, an accountant. He grew up in White Sulphur Springs, Montana, and graduated from Whiteman College in 1967. He had a younger brother, Roy, and a younger sister, Ramona.

Dirk holds an American nationality and comes from White ethnicity. Dirk has a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Likewise, he is also a survivor of prostate cancer in the ’70s and credited a macrobiotic diet for his recovery.

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