- Robert (Charles),1889–1945, U.S. humorist, drama critic, and actor.
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Examples from the Web for benchley
Uncivil Liberties By Calvin Trillin I spent my college years deep into the great humorists: Benchley, Perelman, Woody Allen.David Brooks's Favorite Books
March 8, 2011
When they get Benchley hot on the trail, they're going to cash in and start for the pen in short order.
I was just going to get some of the neighbors, and make the search myself when you hove in sight, Mr. Benchley.
So I reckon well have to put our hands in our pockets and pay your bill, Mr. Benchley.The Outdoor Chums in the Big Woods
He called into consultation the learned Benchley and the astute Sanders and the soft and sly Lockyer junior.The Grain Of Dust
David Graham Phillips