Dirk Benedict, who played Face in the 1980s series The A Team during a photocall to promote the London Expo, at the ExCel in east London. The Expo runs on the 18th and 19th of October and is London's biggest multimedia and collectors show. *22/10/03: Dirk Benedict, who played Face in the 1980s series The A Team, which was the favourite show of yesteryear which viewers want to see return to TV, a survey found. The US programme - starring muscleman Mr T, George Peppard and Dirk Benedict - drew almost half the votes in a poll for online firm Yahoo! The A-Team, about a group of problem-fixing soldiers of fortune, beat the The Dukes Of Hazzard into runner-up slot.