Meet Peter Benson- More Details Of His Career, Age, Wife, & Net Worth

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Meet Peter Benson- More Details Of His Career, Age, Wife, & Net Worth

Peter Benson is a Canadian actor and director popular for playing Marshal Jessup in Hell on Wheels, Archie Hunter in The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, and Seth Harper in Mech-X4.

Since debuting in the year 2001, Benson has starred in dozens of films and TV shows to date. Most recently, he finished starring in the television show Aurora Teagarden Mysteries. He is currently married to actress Julia Benson.

In this article below, we will continue talking about his career achievements, his earnings, his family, and his marital life. Is Peter Benson still alive? Find out more about his age, height, wife, marriage, & others here.

Early Life Details – How Old Is Peter Benson In 2022?

The actor Peter Benson was born in Canada but his birth date is not known at the moment. Looking at his pictures, he seems to be in his early 40s as of 2022.

He comes from Canadian nationality and has Caucasian ethnic descent. Besides this, Peter has kept information regarding his family, siblings, and childhood away from the spotlight.

Canadian actor Peter Benson and Julia Benson
Canadian actor Peter Benson and his wife Julia Benson

On the other hand, his wife Julia Benson was born on 26th June 1979, in Winnipeg, Canada. She is 43 years old as of 2022.

The actress grew up alongside her five siblings in her hometown. Moreover, she joined the University of British Columbia in 1998 and graduated with a degree in theatre in 2001.

Peter Benson Started His Acting Journey Two Decades Ago

The Mech-X4 actor started his acting journey with a minor role as Peter Mint in the television movie WW 3. In 2002, Benson appeared in a handful of films and shows like Dark Angel, Just Cause, Taken, Las Vegas Warrior, and more. Over the decade, Peter appeared in a dozen of movies and TV shows before landing his notable role as Greg Jarlewski in JPod.

From 2011 to 2013, he played Mayor Bobby Fitzgerald in The True Heroines alongside Jovanna Burke, Fiona Vroom, Paula Giroday, and Brendan Penny.

In 2013 itself, Peter collected 13 acting credits to his name i.e. Artic Air, Arrow, Continuum, The Toyman Killer, R.L. Stine’s the Haunting Hour, and Afterparty to name a few.

The Canadian star landed his all-time notable role as Seth Harper in the 2016 American sci-fi adventure comedy TV series Mech-X4. He joined the show alongside Nathaniel Potvin, Raymond Cham, Kamran Lucas, and others appearing until 2018.

Likewise, Peter’s yet another notable role is Arthur Smith in the crime mystery drama series Aurora Teagarden Mysteries alongside Niall Matter, Lexa Doig, Candace Cameron, and several other actors.

Canadian actor Peter Benson and his wife Julia Benson As A Young Couple
Peter and Julia on the set of The Detour Tonight in 2018

Moreover, some of his recent work credits are Sweet Carolina, Mystery 101, The Baby-Sitters Club, Time for Them to Come Home for Christmas, Just One Kiss, and Big Sky River.

Likewise, his upcoming project Perfect Harmony is currently in post-production. As of 2022, Benson has a total of 94 acting credits under his name which is quite impressive with an experience of two decades.

Peter Benson’s Wife Is Also An Actress- A Look Into Her Professional Life

As we’ve already mentioned earlier, Peter is married to Julia Benson who is also an actor just like him. Nonetheless, Julia is also a Canadian by nationality.

She began her acting journey as Tara in the year 2003 in Tru Calling. She then appeared in Crazy Late, The Dead Zone, The Evidence, Zero Hour, Supernatural, and several others.

Julia made her breakthrough as 2nd Lt. Vanessa James in SGU Stargate Universe Kino (2009 to 2011). After that, she landed the role of Shirley Sutherland in the 2010 television series The Ex-Convict’s Guide.

After her breakthrough, Benson appeared in a handful of films and shows before joining her husband in Aurora Teagarden Mysteries in 2018. She starred in the show alongside her husband Peter and others until 2022.

Moreover, the husband-wife both are all set to re-appear on the screen as Simon and Naomi in Perfect Harmony. Her other recent projects are Cruel Instruction, Riverdale, Devil in Ohio, and more.

Is The Canadian Actor Peter Benson Still Alive?

On 6th September 2018, news of actor Peter Benson’s death hit the internet. Although it was the British actor’s death, people started confusing the dead actor with none other than our Mech-X4 star due to their similar names.

Let us clear the air for people who don’t know, Peter is still alive and doing well as of 2022.

The late Peter Benson was a British actor known for Cry of the Banshee, The Shout, The First Great Train Robbery, and Air. He was 75 at the time of his death.

When Did Peter & His Wife, Julia Benson Marry?

The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries stars tied the knot on 8th August 2009 in the presence of their family and friends. Despite having a career as an actor and being a media magnet, Peter and Julia had a private wedding ceremony.

Also, they have not revealed information about their initial love-life phase. As of now, the pair is living happily together.

Canadian actor Peter With His Children
Peter alongside his wife Julia Benson and their children during a vacation

Looking through Peter’s IG handle, he and his wife Julia shares a son and a daughter together. Sadly, both of their identities are not revealed at the moment. Unlike any other celebrity parents, Peter and Julia have decided to keep the identity of their children away from the media at the moment.

How Rich Is Peter Benson Now? Details Of His Net Worth

With a career span of over two decades, Benson surely has earned a decent fortune. His current net worth is accumulated at around $2 million as per various online sources.

Similarly, his wife, Julia Benson’s current net worth is around $1 million in 2022. She earns her wealth primarily as an actress.

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Peter’s Social Media Profiles

The Just One Kiss star is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 8k followers on IG, 2.6k on FB, and over 2k followers on Twitter.

Through his social media profiles, Benson posts about his career updates and more.