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Ben Gage (I) (1914–1978)

Ben Gage was born on October 29, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Benjamin Austin Gage. He is known for his work on The Big Operator (1959), Maverick (1957) and The Big Rip-Off (1975). He was married to Esther Williams and Anne Martin. He died on April 28, 1978 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Big Operator
The Big Operator Bert Carr
Maverick Marshal Mort Dooley / Sheriff / Sheriff Hardy / Sheriff Lem Watson
The Big Rip-Off
State Fair
State Fair Soundtrack


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 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Don Hansen
- River of Promises (1978) ... Don Hansen
 1975 Coonskin
Brother Bear (voice, uncredited)
 1975 The Big Rip-Off (TV Movie)
 1966-1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Policeman / Marine Lieutenant
- Lucy and Sid Caesar (1968) ... Policeman
- Lucy Gets Caught Up in the Draft (1966) ... Marine Lieutenant
 1967 Star Trek (TV Series)
- Friday's Child (1967) ... Akaar
 1966-1967 Bonanza (TV Series)
Deputy Pete / Sheriff Calvin
- Sense of Duty (1967) ... Deputy Pete
- The Oath (1966) ... Sheriff Calvin
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
- Marsha, Queen of Diamonds (1966) ... Clerk
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Mike O'Hanlon
- Reunion for O'Rourke (1966) ... Mike O'Hanlon
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
The Sheriff
- Law and Order Day (1964) ... The Sheriff
 1959-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Lem Watson / Sheriff Hardy / ...
- A Technical Error (1961) ... Sheriff
- The Misfortune Teller (1960) ... Sheriff Lem Watson
- A Tale of Three Cities (1959) ... Sheriff Hardy
- Gun-Shy (1959) ... Marshal Mort Dooley
 1959 The Big Operator
Bert Carr
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Biff Jameson
- The Hero (1959) ... Biff Jameson
 1954 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Mr. Greeley
- Angela's Wedding (1954) ... Mr. Greeley
 1953 Dangerous When Wet
Very tall swimmer (uncredited)
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(1946-05-30) Radio: "Burns & Allen" episode "Summer Show Worries."


6' 6" (1.98 m)

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Three children with Esther Williams: Benjamin, Kimball and Susan Gage. See more »

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