Tom Bennett is a British actor. He has appeared in many British television shows, including The Hunt for Tony Blair, Red Cap, The Worst Week of My Life, My Hero, Life Begins, The Booze Cruise II, Foyle's War, Midsomer Murders and EastEnders, playing Steve Clarke. He is a son of actor Colin Bennett. His early television appearances include Shoot The Writers! (2004), with Gavin Kensit, a late night comedy sketch show that doubled as a competition for new writers. He starred in the E4 television series PhoneShop, playing the character 'Christopher'. In 2013, he appeared in Family Tree (a Home Box Office series) premiere as best mate to Chris O'Dowd's character. In 2016, he drew critical praise for his role as Sir James Martin, a foolish nobleman in the Jane Austen movie adaptation Love & Friendship.