Ben Johnson (actor)
- Ben Johnson: Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. was an American motion picture actor who was mainly cast in Westerns. He was also a rodeo cowboy, stuntman, and rancher.
- also known as Ben Johnson, Jr.; Son; Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr.
- born on (95 years ago) in Foraker, child of Ben Johnson, Sr. and Ollie Susan Johnson
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor, stunt performer, cowboy, cattle rancher
- Marriage with Carol Elaine Jones between and (52 years and 7 months)
- died on (17 years ago) in Mesa of myocardial infarction
- played Chris Calloway in "Shane"
- played Tector Gorch in "The Wild Bunch"
- "One-Eyed Jacks"
- "Terror Train"
- played Arthur Cotton in "The Evening Star"
- "Wagon Master"
- "Mighty Joe Young"
- played Captain Tanner in "The Sugarland Express"
- "Soggy Bottom U.S.A."
- played Marshal Pearce in "Breakheart Pass"
- "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys"
- played Sgt. Tyree in "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon"
- "Something Big"
- played Jack Beynon in "The Getaway"
- "The Swarm"
- "Junior Bonner"
- "Bonanza: Under Attack"
- "Angels in the Outfield"
- played Mr. Mason in "Red Dawn"
- played Sheriff 'Mean John' Simpson in "Kid Blue"
- played George Bradley in "Ten Who Dared"
- played Sam the Lion in "The Last Picture Show"
- played James Pepper in "Chisum"
- played Short Grub in "The Undefeated"
- "The Rare Breed"
- played Geronimo Bill in "Radio Flyer"
- played Jesse in "The Train Robbers"
- played Cole Collins in "Tex"
- "Major Dundee"
- "Cherry 2000"
- played Marty Hollinger in "Hustle"
- played Mister in "Bite the Bullet"
- played Sheriff Strong in "The Hunter"
- "Bonanza: The Return"
- played Laurienti in "The Chase"
- played Uncle 'Black Jack' Traven in "The Shadow Riders"
- "Wild Stallion"
- "The Town That Dreaded Sundown"
- played Alex in "Will Penny"
- "The Greatest"
- played Harry Burck Sr. in "Let's Get Harry"
- played August Klein in "Trespasses"
- played Ben Shelby in "Fort Defiance"
- played Trooper Travis Tyree in "Rio Grande"
- played Deputy Marshal #2 (Uncredited) in "Badman's Territory"
- TV series: "The Monroes"
- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "The Last Picture Show" (Role: Sam the Lion)
- Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "The Last Picture Show" (Role: Sam the Lion)
- nominated to BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "The Last Picture Show"
- nominated to Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture - "The Last Picture Show" (role: Sam the Lion †)
- BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - "The Last Picture Show"
- Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture - "The Last Picture Show" (Role: Sam the Lion)
- Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year (Track and field)
- Ben Johnson is an actor.
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