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Joe Benson (I) (1915–1989)

Joe Benson was born on September 7, 1915 in Stamford, Texas, USA as Joe Eric Benson. He was an actor, known for The Rifleman (1958) and Perry Mason (1957). He died on March 27, 1989 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Rifleman Townsman / Bartender / Barfly / Saloon Patron / Abe Merar / Card Player / Deputy / Dilsville Bartender / Gang Member / Gordo Henchman / Holliver Gang Member / Horse Owner / Man with Broken Arm / Mills / One of Hoyt's men guarding the house / Post / Preston / Prison Guard / Prisoner / Stagecoach Passenger / Store Patron / Townsman on Horse / Townsman shot by Billy St. John
Perry Mason Deputy Wilson


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 1967 Rough Night in Jericho
Townsman (uncredited)
 1960-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Townsman / Bartender / Saloon Patron / ...
- Requiem at Mission Springs (1963) ... Prison Guard (as Joe E. Benson)
- The Anvil Chorus (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Most Amazing Man (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Death Never Rides Alone (1962) ... Townsman on Horse (uncredited)
- Quiet Night, Deadly Night (1962) ... Deputy (uncredited)
 1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Deputy Wilson
- The Case of the Crippled Cougar (1962) ... Deputy Wilson

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Alternate Names:

Joe E. Benson

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He served in the US Army during World War II, later joined the Merchant Marine.

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