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Ben Jones was born on August 30, 1941 in Tarboro, North Carolina, USA as Ben Lewis Jones. He is an actor and writer, known for The Dukes of Hazzard (1979), Primary Colors (1998) and CBS Summer Playhouse (1987). He has been married to Alma Viator since October 10, 1992. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2013 Moon Hollow (Short)
Doc Grigsby
 2005 Surface (TV Series)
Grocery Clerk
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Grocery Clerk
 2004 The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee (Video Game)
Cooter Davenport (voice)
 2000 The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Cooter Davenport
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret
Southern Man at the Party
 1999 The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home (Video Game)
Cooter (voice)
 1999 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Judge Manning
- Episode dated 19 January 1999 (1999) ... Judge Manning
 1998 Sliders (TV Series)
Sheriff / Dawson
- Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? (1998) ... Sheriff / Dawson
 1998 Primary Colors
Arlen Sporken
 1997 The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! (TV Movie)
Rep. Cooter Davenport
 1988 Dakota
Mr. Dakota
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- Travelin' Man (1987) ... Emory
 1986 Dallas (TV Series)
 1979-1985 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
- Opening Night at the Boar's Nest (1985) ... Cooter
- Enos and Daisy's Wedding (1985) ... Cooter
- Strange Visitor to Hazzard (1985) ... Cooter
- The Haunting of J.D. Hogg (1985) ... Cooter
- Sky Bandits over Hazzard (1984) ... Cooter
 1984/I On the Line
Texan Lawyer
 1983 Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince (TV Series)
Willard / Guard #1 / Guard With Megaphone / ...
- Benji Call Home (1983) ... Willard
- Goodbye Earth (1983) ... Guard #1
- The Day of the Hunter (1983) ... Guard With Megaphone
- U.F.O. (1983) ... Restaurant Proprietor
 1983 Deep in the Heart
 1978 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Sgt. Bingham
- The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (1978) ... Sgt. Bingham
 1978 The Million Dollar Dixie Deliverance (TV Movie)
Sgt. Bingham
 1977 The Lincoln Conspiracy
Samuel Arnold
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit
Trucker with the redhead (uncredited)
 1977 Nashville 99 (TV Series)
Calvin Bonner
- Joldy (1977) ... Calvin Bonner
 1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Plantation Foreman (uncredited)
 1976 Movin' On (TV Series)
- Living It Up! (1976) ... Thief (uncredited)
 1975 Moonrunners
Fred - Chicago Federal Agent
 1973 Together for Days
 1972 The Bagel Report
Man with Womens Panties Fetish
 1968 Killers Three
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Wrote and starred in Ol' Diz, a stage musical about Dizzy Dean.

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Grew up in a railroad shack near the docks in Portsmouth, Virginia. Now lives in a log cabin built before the Revolutionary War, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. See more »

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