Henry Beckman (26 November 1921 – 17 June 2008) was a Canadian stage, film and television actor. He appeared in well over 100 productions in the United States and Canada, including recurring roles as Commander Paul Richards in the 1954 Flash Gordon space opera television series, Bob Mulligan in the ABC sitcom I'm Dickens, He's Fenster, George Anderson in the television adaptation ofPeyton Place, Captain Clancey in the Western comedy-drama Here Come the Brides, and conniving U.S. Army Colonel Douglas Harrigan in McHale's Navy. He also co-starred as Sandy Duncan's landlord in the series Funny Face.
Beckman was the author of How to Sell your Film Project, a how-to guide on getting independent films produced.
Henry is the father of respected astrophysicist and software engineer Brian Beckman, who currently works at Microsoft.