Finn Bennett

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Finn Bennett (born 1999) is an Irish-British actor best known for playing Officer Peter Prior in True Detective: Night Country (2024).[1][2][3]

Life and career[edit]

Bennett is the son of Ronan Bennett, an Irish novelist and screenwriter, and Georgina Henry, a British journalist. He attended school in London, and Stagecoach drama school in Islington on Saturdays.[3] Instead of going to university, he had various jobs until booking Domina.[4]

In September 2022, Bennett was cast as Peter Prior on the fourth season of the HBO anthology series True Detective, subtitled Night Country,[5] which premiered on 14 January 2024.[6] In March 2024, he was cast on the Netflix television series Black Doves and in Alex Garland's film Warfare.[7][8]


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Year Title Role Notes
2019 Hope Gap Robbie
2020 Surge Teenager
2021 A Banquet Sean
The Mouse Jakub Short film
TBA Somewhere in Dreamland TBA Post-production[9]
Warfare TBA Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Foyle's War Young James Devereaux Episode: "The Hide"
2013 Top Boy Noah Series 2, episode 1
2015 Cider with Rosie Jack TV film
2017 Liar Ewen 4 episodes
2018 Kiri Simon Warner 4 episodes
Sick of It Dylan Episode: "The Kid"
2021 Domina Marcellus 4 episodes
The Nevers Pink Shirt Episode: "Exposure"
2024 True Detective: Night Country Officer Peter Prior Main role; 6 episodes
TBA Black Doves TBA Upcoming Netflix series[7]


  1. ^ Phillips, Emily (15 January 2024). "Inside True Detective season 4 with Finn Bennett". Evening Standard. Retrieved 7 February 2024.
  2. ^ Craig, David (15 January 2024). "Meet the cast of True Detective: Night Country". Radio Times. Retrieved 7 February 2024.
  3. ^ a b Demolder, Kate (21 February 2024). "True Detective's Finn Bennett: I'd never support the English football team". The Times. Retrieved 21 February 2024.
  4. ^ Barnes, Kelsey (5 March 2024). "Finn Bennett". 1883 Magazine. Retrieved 6 March 2024.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (23 September 2022). "'True Detective': John Hawkes, Christopher Eccleston, Fiona Shaw Among Season 4 Cast Of HBO Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 March 2024.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (27 September 2023). "'True Detective: Night Country' Sets HBO Premiere Date". Variety. Retrieved 30 March 2024.
  7. ^ a b Ramachandran, Naman (22 March 2024). "Keira Knightley, Ben Whishaw Joined by Adeel Akhtar, Tracey Ullman on Netflix Spy Series 'Black Doves'". Variety. Retrieved 30 March 2024.
  8. ^ Cordero, Rosy (28 March 2024). "Kit Connor, Cosmo Jarvis, Will Poulter & Finn Bennett Round Out Lead Cast Of Ray Mendoza And Alex Garland's 'Warfare'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 March 2024.
  9. ^ Lang, Brent (26 July 2023). "Music Video Director Colin Tilley Making Feature Debut With Horror Film 'Somewhere in Dreamland' Starring Whitney Peak". Variety. Retrieved 30 March 2024.

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