(written from a Production point of view)
Prior to this, Bentley made guest appearances on such television series as Law & Order, The Steve Harvey Show, Martin, Chicago Hope, and The Jamie Foxx Show. After his appearance on DS9, he was seen on 3rd Rock from the Sun (in an episode with Mimi Cozzens, Michael Ensign and Van Epperson), Becker (starring Terry Farrell), The Trouble with Normal (with Jim Beaver and Eugene Roche), V.I.P. (in an episode with Brian Thompson), That's Life (with Scarlett Pomers, Paul Sorvino, Don Stark, and Titus Welliver), The District (starring Roger Aaron Brown), The X-Files, Less Than Perfect (starring Andy Dick), Friends, CSI: Miami, JAG (with Scott Lawrence and Zoe McLellan), J.J. Abrams' Alias (in an episode with Erick Avari and Javier Grajeda), ER (with Daniel Dae Kim), Malcolm in the Middle (with Kenneth Mars and Holmes Osborne), Firefly (with Ron Glass), Listen Up (starring Jason Alexander), Las Vegas (starring Nikki Cox), UPN's Girlfriends (starring Golden Brooks), the pilot episode of Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, and CSI: NY.
Bentley also appeared in the films Trippin' (1999), Open Window (2006), and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007).