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  • Cheyenne Autumn

  • Terror Train

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  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown

  • Kid Blue

  • Corky

  • Wild Stallion

  • Something Big

  • Tomboy and the Champ

  • Grayeagle

  • Simba

  • Fort Bowie

  • Fort Defiance

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Ben Johnson Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jun 13, 1918
  • Died: Apr 8, 1996
  • Biography: Born in Oklahoma of Cherokee-Irish stock, Ben Johnson virtually grew up in the saddle. A champion rodeo rider in his teens, Johnson headed to Hollywood in 1940 to work as a horse wrangler on Howard Hughes' The Outlaw. He went on to double for Wild... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Mighty Joe Young Gregg 1998
The Evening Star Arthur Cotton 1996
Angels in the Outfield Hank Murphy 1994
Radio Flyer Geronimo Bill 1992
My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Jessie Dalton, Dad 1991
Back to Back Eli Hix / Eli Hix 1990
Cherry 2000 Six Finger Jake 1988
Let's Get Harry Mr. Burck, Sr. 1986
Red Dawn Manson 1984
The Swarm Felix 1978
The Town That Dreaded Sundown Capt. J.D. Morales 1976
Bite the Bullet Mister 1975
Junior Bonner Buck Roan 1972
The Last Picture Show Sam The Lion 1972
Chisum James Pepper 1970
The Wild Bunch Tector Gorch 1969
One-Eyed Jacks Bob Emory 1969
Hang 'Em High Sheriff Dave Bliss 1969
Major Dundee Sgt. Chillum 1965
Cheyenne Autumn Trooper Plumtree / Trooper Plumtree 1964
Oklahoma! Cowboy at Train Depot / Cowboy at Train Depot 1955
She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Sgt. Tyree 1954
Shane Chris Callaway 1953
Rio Grande Trooper Tyree 1950
Fort Apache Stunt rider / Stunt rider 1948
The Outlaw 1943
Terror Train Carne
Hustle Marty Hollinger
Kid Blue Sheriff / Sheriff
Ten Who Dared George Bradley
Breakheart Pass Nathan Pearce
Simba Kimani
Grayeagle John Colter
Tomboy and the Champ Uncle Jim / Uncle Jim
Will Penny Alex
Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart
Ben Johnson: Third Cowboy on the Right
Dark Before Dawn Sheriff
The Sugarland Express Capt. Tanner
The Train Robbers Jesse
Ballet Black
Corky Boland / Boland
The Shadow Riders Uncle Jack Traven
The Hunter Sheriff Strong
Something Big Bookbinder / Bookbinder
The Undefeated Short Grub
Fort Bowie Capt. Thomas Thompson
Wagon Master Travis Blue
The Naughty Nineties
The Rare Breed Jeff Harter
Wild Stallion Dan Light
Fort Defiance Ben Shelby
The Three Godfathers Patrolman
Champions Burly Cocks / Burly Cocks
Tex Cole Collins
The Getaway Jack Benyon
The Greatest Hollis
Dillinger Melvin Purvis

Worked With

Actor
Movie
Year
Terry Moore Mighty Joe Young 1998
Shirley MacLaine The Evening Star 1996
Bill Paxton The Evening Star 1996
Juliette Lewis The Evening Star 1996
Miranda Richardson The Evening Star 1996
Danny Glover Angels in the Outfield 1994
Tony Danza Angels in the Outfield 1994
Brenda Fricker Angels in the Outfield 1994
Christopher Lloyd Angels in the Outfield 1994
Jay O. Sanders Angels in the Outfield 1994
Elijah Wood Radio Flyer 1992
Joseph Mazzello Radio Flyer 1992
Lorraine Bracco Radio Flyer 1992
John Heard Radio Flyer 1992
Adam Baldwin Radio Flyer 1992
Tom Hanks Radio Flyer 1992
Scott Glenn My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 1991
Kate Capshaw My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 1991
Balthazar Getty My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 1991
Tess Harper My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 1991
Gary Busey My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 1991
Apollonia Kotero Back to Back 1990
Todd Field Back to Back 1990
Melanie Griffith Cherry 2000 1988
Harry Carey, Jr. Cherry 2000 1988
Robert Duvall Let's Get Harry 1986
Patrick Swayze Red Dawn 1984
C. Thomas Howell Red Dawn 1984
Powers Boothe Red Dawn 1984
Lea Thompson Red Dawn 1984
Michael Caine The Swarm 1978
Katharine Ross The Swarm 1978
Richard Chamberlain The Swarm 1978
Olivia de Havilland The Swarm 1978
Andrew Prine The Town That Dreaded Sundown 1976
Gene Hackman Bite the Bullet 1975
Candice Bergen Bite the Bullet 1975
James Coburn Bite the Bullet 1975
Steve McQueen Junior Bonner 1972
Joe Don Baker Junior Bonner 1972
Timothy Bottoms The Last Picture Show 1972
Jeff Bridges The Last Picture Show 1972
Cybill Shepherd The Last Picture Show 1972
Cloris Leachman The Last Picture Show 1972
Ellen Burstyn The Last Picture Show 1972
John Wayne Chisum 1970
Ernest Borgnine The Wild Bunch 1969
Marlon Brando One-Eyed Jacks 1969
Karl Malden One-Eyed Jacks 1969
Clint Eastwood Hang 'Em High 1969
Pat Hingle Hang 'Em High 1969
Charlton Heston Major Dundee 1965
Richard Harris Major Dundee 1965
Senta Berger Major Dundee 1965
Carroll Baker Cheyenne Autumn 1964
James Stewart Cheyenne Autumn 1964
Shirley Jones Oklahoma! 1955
Eddie Albert Oklahoma! 1955
Rod Steiger Oklahoma! 1955
Jack Palance Shane 1953
Maureen O'Hara Rio Grande 1950
Henry Fonda Fort Apache 1948
Shirley Temple Fort Apache 1948
Jane Russell The Outlaw 1943
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