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John Benson (I) (1916–1997)

John Benson was born on June 19, 1916 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as John Derby Benson. He is known for his work on The Blob (1958), Route 66 (1960) and The Law and Mr. Jones (1960). He died on April 16, 1997 in La Jolla, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Blob
The Blob Sgt. Jim Bert
Route 66
Route 66 Plainclothesman


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 1966 Paradise, Hawaiian Style
Man (uncredited)
 1965 The Slender Thread
Patrolman Bert Enyard (uncredited)
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
- Aren't You Surprised to See Me? (1962) ... Plainclothesman (as John D. Benson)
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- The Enemy (1961)
 1960 Spartacus
Guard (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1959 Career
Jeep Soldier (uncredited)
 1959 4D Man
Reporter (uncredited)
 1959 The Five Pennies
Musician (uncredited)
 1958 The Buccaneer
Stevedore (uncredited)
 1958 The Blob
Sgt. Jim Bert
 1958 The Space Children
Sentry #2 (uncredited)
 1958 Vertigo
Salesman (uncredited)
 1957 The Devil's Hairpin
Communications Man (uncredited)
 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Hood (uncredited)
 1957 Beau James
Photographer (uncredited)
 1957 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Rig Driver (uncredited)
 1957 The Buster Keaton Story
Gloria's Assistant (uncredited)
 1957 Fear Strikes Out
Reporter (uncredited)
 1956 The Rainmaker
Townsman (uncredited)
 1956 Three Violent People
Carpetbagger (uncredited)
 1956 Around the World in Eighty Days
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1956 The Birds and the Bees
Guest (uncredited)
 1956 Anything Goes
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 The Desperate Hours
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1948 Joan of Arc
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1948 Beyond Glory
Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1947 Calcutta
Pilot (uncredited)
 1947 Suddenly It's Spring
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1945 It's a Pleasure
Trooper (uncredited)
 1944 Experiment Perilous (uncredited)
 1944 Heavenly Days
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
U.S. Sailor (uncredited)
 1939 Second Fiddle
Skater (uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (6 credits)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John D. Benson


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Started his career as a stuntman.

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