Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 24 Feb 2020 (aged 86)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 207413481 · View Source
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Actor. In a career spanning 5 decades, he will best be remembered for appearing mostly in Western films from the 1950s through the 1990s. He first appeared on film in 1950's 'Side Street' in an uncredited role, but would later go on to become a familiar character actor in several dozen films, among them 'Thunderbirds' (1952), 'Johnny Guitar' (1954), 'The Last Command' (1955), 'Duel at Apache Wells' (1957), 'Chartroose Caboose' (1960), 'Gunfight at Comanche Creek' (1963), 'Arizona Raiders' (1965), 'The Fastest Guitar Alive' (1967) and 'One More Train to Rob' (1971). On television, he would have roles in such TV shows as 'Suspense,' 'Tales of Wells Fargo,' 'Johnny Ringo,' 'Wagon Train,' 'The Westerner,' 'The Rifleman,' 'Bonanza,' 'Laramie,' 'Rawhide,' 'Gunsmoke,' 'The Virginian,' and 'The Fall Guy.' Cooper, who in 2005 won a Golden Boot Award for his work in westerns, died from complications of Alzheimer's Disease.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 25 Feb 2020
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