John D Benson

Actor, Stuntman, Production manager
Born: 06/19/1917 in St Paul, Minnesota, USA


Actor (6)

The Blob 1958 (Movie)

Burt (Actor)

Fear Strikes Out 1957 (Movie)


Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

Rig Driver (Actor)

The Joker Is Wild 1957 (Movie)

Mug (Actor)

The Birds and the Bees 1956 (Movie)


The Rainmaker 1956 (Movie)

Townsman (Actor)


studied drama in New York


Performed in plays in NY

Returned to Hollywood and worked bit parts in movies, radio and TV

Became production manager and assistant director for several TV series in the 1960s

Moved to Hollywood

Hired as an escort for contestants performing consequences for TV game show "Truth or Consequences"

During WWI he served as flight instructor for the Royal Canadian Air Force and later joined the US Navy