Ben Johnson

Actor, Director

Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American motion picture actor who was mainly cast in Westerns. He was also a rodeo cowboy, stuntman, and rancher.


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Filmography (41 titles)

(movie, 2015)
···ENO on Screen: La Traviata
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Alfredo Germont)
(movie, 1996)
···The Evening Star
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Arthur Cotton)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Ruby Jean and Joe
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Big Man)
(movie, 1995)
···Bonanza: Under Attack
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Bronc Evans)
(movie, 1994)
···Angels in the Outfield
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Hank Murphy)
Genre: Western
Role: Actor
(movie, 1992)
···Radio Flyer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Geronimo Bill)
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Jesse Dalton)
(movie, 1991)
···The Chase
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Laurienti)
(movie, 1987)
···Cherry 2000
Genre: Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Six Fingered Jake)
(movie, 1984)
···Red Dawn
Genre: Action, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Mr. Mason)
(movie, 1982)
···The Shadow Riders
Genre: Western, Romance
Role: Actor (as Uncle 'Black Jack' Traven)
(movie, 1981)
···Soggy Bottom, U.S.A.
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Isum Gorch)
(movie, 1980)
···Terror Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carne)
(movie, 1978)
···The Swarm
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Felix)
(movie, 1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as John Colter)
(movie, 1976)
···Breakheart Pass
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Western
Role: Actor (as Pearce)
(movie, 1976)
···The Savage Bees
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sheriff Donald McKew)
(movie, 1975)
···Bite the Bullet
Genre: Action, Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Mister)
(movie, 1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Marty Hollinger)
(movie, 1974)
···The Sugarland Express
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Captain Harlin Tanner)
(movie, 1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Melvin Purvis)
(movie, 1973)
···The Red Pony
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Jess Taylor)
(movie, 1973)
···The Train Robbers
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Jesse)
(movie, 1972)
···The Getaway
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jack Beynon)
(movie, 1972)
···Junior Bonner
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Buck Roan)
(movie, 1971)
···The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sam the Lion)
(movie, 1970)
Genre: Action, Western
Role: Actor (as James Pepper)
(movie, 1969)
···The Wild Bunch
Genre: Adventure, Western
Role: Actor (as Tector Gorch)
(movie, 1968)
···Hang 'em High
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Marshal Dave Bliss)
(movie, 1965)
···Major Dundee
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western, War
Role: Actor (as Sergeant Chillum)
(movie, 1961)
···One-Eyed Jacks
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Bob Amory)
(movie, 1958)
···Fort Bowie
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Capt. Thomas Thompson)
(movie, 1957)
···War Drums
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Luke Fargo)
(movie, 1953)
Genre: Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Chris Calloway)
(movie, 1952)
···Wild Stallion
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Dan Light)
(movie, 1950)
···Rio Grande
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Trooper Travis Tyree)
(movie, 1950)
···Wagon Master
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Travis Blue)
(movie, 1949)
···She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Tyree)
(movie, 1949)
···Mighty Joe Young
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Gregg)