The Rita Bennett wiki last edited by pikahyper on 07/08/13 10:24AM View full history

Current Events

Rita is currently appearing as a main character in Marvel's five part adaptation of Dexter.

Origin

Rita originated in Jeff Lindsay's series of Dexter novels. The character was later adapted to television, and then comic books.

Creation

Rita was created by Jeff Lindsay.

Character Evolution

Rita Bennett is a woman with a very painful past. Her first husband, Paul, was a violent drug user who subjected her to horrific abuse. The pair have two children together, Astor and Cody. Rita and the children later meet Dexter Morgan. He becomes a friend and lover to Rita and eventually, a father figure to her children.

In Other Media

TV

Rita is portrayed on television by Julie Benz. The show is currently in it's eighth season.

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