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Gentle Ben Cast List

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Gentle Ben cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Gentle Ben main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Gentle Ben stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Gentle Ben focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Gentle Ben that are on here as well.

Examples of items on this list include Burt Reynolds and Ron Howard

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Gentle Ben?" or "Who starred on Gentle Ben?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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    Burton Leon Reynolds Jr. (February 11, 1936 – September 6, 2018) was an American actor, director and producer. He first rose to prominence starring in television series such as Gunsmoke (1962–1965), Hawk (1966), and Dan August (1970–1971). Although Reynolds had leading roles in such films as Navajo Joe (1966), his breakthrough role was as Lewis Medlock in Deliverance (1972). Reynolds played the leading role in a number of subsequent box office hits, such as The Longest Yard (1974), Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Semi-Tough (1977), The End (1978), Hooper (1978), Starting Over (1979), Smokey and the Bandit II (1980), The Cannonball Run (1981), Sharky's Machine (1981), The Best Little...  more
    • Acted In: Gunsmoke, Evening Shade, Win, Lose or Draw, Out of This World
    • Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • Nationality: United States of America

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    Clinton Engle Howard (born April 20, 1959) is an American actor. He is the younger brother of actor and director Ron Howard. He is best known for his roles in the films The Waterboy and Apollo 13, and his role as a series regular on Gentle Ben when he was a child. He also did an episode of “Men from Shilo”. He has appeared in many films directed by his brother, Ron....  more
    • Acted In: The Andy Griffith Show, The Baileys of Balboa, Gentle Ben, Gung Ho, Space Rangers
    • Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America
  • William Dennis Weaver (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his work in television and films from the early 1950s until not long before his death in 2006. Weaver's two most notable roles were as Marshal Matt Dillon's trusty partner Chester Goode on the CBS western Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud on the NBC police drama McCloud. He starred in the 1971 television film Duel, the first film of director Steven Spielberg. He is also remembered for his role as the twitchy motel attendant in Orson Welles' film Touch of Evil (1958)....  more
    • Acted In: Gunsmoke, Centennial, McCloud, Emerald Point N.A.S., Wildfire
    • Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America

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  • Rance Howard (born Harold Rance Beckenholdt; November 17, 1928 – November 25, 2017) was an American actor who starred in film and on television. He was the father of actor and filmmaker Ron Howard and actor Clint Howard, and grandfather of the actresses Bryce Dallas Howard and Paige Howard. Howard appeared in many notable films such as Cool Hand Luke (1967), Chinatown (1974), Splash (1984), Ed Wood (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Independence Day (1996), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Cinderella Man (2005), Frost/Nixon (2008), Nebraska (2013), and Max Rose (2016). For co-producing the television film The Time Crystal (1981), he received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Program. ...  more
    • Acted In: The Thorn Birds, Sasquatch Mountain, Gentle Ben
    • Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America