John Bennett was widely known for his acting on the big screen. Bennett began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Christopher Lee adventure "The Pirates of Blood River" (1961), the Warren Beatty comedy "Kaleidoscope" (1966) and "Hitler: The Last Ten Days" (1973) with Alec Guinness. He also appeared in "The True Story of Eskimo Nell" (1974) and the drama "Mohammad Messenger of God" (1976) with Anthony Quinn. He kept working in film throughout the eighties, starring in the mystery "The Mirror Crack'd" (1980) with Angela Lansbury, "Eye of the Needle" (1981) and the musical "Give My Regards to Broad Street" (1984) with Sir Paul McCartney. He also appeared in the Bryan Brown action movie "Tai-Pan" (1986). In his more recent career, he tackled roles in the drama "Priest" (1995) with Linus Roache and the Bruce Willis action film "The Fifth Element" (1997). He also had a part in the TV miniseries "Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady" (1991-92). Bennett most recently acted in the Tom Cruise blockbuster sci-fi motion picture "Minority Report" (2002).