Theodore Cleanthis Beniades (November 17, 1922 – October 24, 2014) was an American character actor of screen and stage who was best known for appearing in Brian De Palma's Scarface as Seidelbaum. He was born on November 17, 1922 in New York City, the son of Greek immigrants Mary and Cleanthis Beniades. He served in World War II before studying acting at the Dramatic Workshop in New York. He appeared in such films as The Odd Couple, Serpico and The Next Man and such television series as Dark Shadows, N.Y.P.D., The Jackie Gleason Show, Kojak, The Andros Targets, and The Equalizer. Beniades died on October 24, 2014 at the age of 91, he was married to Marion Lauer for fifty- five years until her death in 2009.