Ben Gage

Actor and Singer
Born Oct 29, 1914

Ben Gage was a radio singer and announcer, occasional off-screen film singer dubbing the voice of non-singing actors, and American television actor active from 1959 to 1975.

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1914 Birth Born in 1914.


1959 45 Years Old Gage resembled James Arness and could imitate his voice perfectly, and played Gunsmoke spoofs in four episodes of Maverick, which is the work for which he is best remembered, especially a famous 1959 Maverick episode with James Garner called "Gun-Shy" (with Gage as "Marshal Mort Dooley" instead of "Marshal Matt Dillon") as well as "A Tale of Three Cities" with Jack Kelly, "The Misfortune Teller" with Garner, and "A Technical Error" with Kelly. He also appeared on Batman, Bonanza, F Troop, The Donna Reed Show, The Lucy Show, and Star Trek. Gage was married to swimmer/actress Esther Williams from 1945 to 1959, and they had three children: Benjamin, Kimball (1950-2008), and Susan.


1978 64 Years Old Died in 1978.
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