Ben Turpin

Ben Turpin
1869 - 1940

Ben Turpin  American Actor

Ben Turpin was born on this day 70 years ago
Born 19th September, 1869.

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Ben Turpin was previously married to Babette Dietz (1926 - 1940) and Carrie Turpin (1907 - 1925).


American Actor Ben Turpin was born Bernard Turpin on 19th September, 1869 in New Orleans, LA, USA and passed away on 1st Jul 1940 Santa Monica, CA, USA aged 70. He is most remembered for The Shriek of Araby (1923). His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Ben Turpin is a member of the following lists: Comedians from Louisiana, 20th-century American comedians and Male actors from New Orleans.


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Married2 18 years, 9 months 16 years, 7 months 14 years, 6 months
Total2 18 years, 9 months 16 years, 7 months 14 years, 6 months


First Name Ben
Last Name Turpin
Full Name at Birth Bernard Turpin
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th September, 1869
Birthplace New Orleans, LA, USA
Died 1st July, 1940
Place of Death Santa Monica, CA, USA
Cause of Death Heart Disease
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Crossed eyes
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Director, Comedian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Shriek of Araby (1923)
Music Genre (Text) Silent films
Year(s) Active 1907–1940
Official Websites,,
Friend Charlie Chaplin

Bernard "Ben" Turpin (September 19, 1869 – July 1, 1940) was an American comedian and actor, best remembered for his work in silent films.

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Ben Turpin70 VirgoActor
Babette Dietz91 Capricorn
Carrie Turpin43


Saps at Sea1940Cross-Eyed PlumberMovie
Hollywood Cavalcade1939BartenderMovie
Keystone Hotel1935Count Drewa BlancShort Film
Bring 'Em Back a Lie1935Short Film
Little Big Top, The1935William TellMovie
Law of the Wild1934HenryMovie
Hollywood on Parade No. B-91934BartenderShort Film
Make Me a Star1932Ben TurpinMovie
Million Dollar Legs1932Mysterious ManMovie
Running Hollywood1932Traffic CopShort Film
Lighthouse Love1932The Russian PrinceShort Film
Ambassador Bill1931The ButcherMovie
Cracked Nuts1931Cross-Eyed Ben (uncredited)Movie
Our Wife1931Justice of the Peace (uncredited)Short Film
Movie Town1931Ben Turpin - at Night Club (uncredited)Short Film
A Hollywood Theme Song1930Minor Role (scenes deleted)Short Film
A Royal Romance1930Cossack Guard (uncredited)Movie
Swing High1930BartenderMovie
The Love Parade1929Cross-Eyed Lackey (uncredited)Movie
The Show of Shows1929Waiter in 'What Became of the Floradora Boys' NumberMovie
Hollywood Dressmaker, The1929BenMovie
Taking the Count1929Movie
The Wife's Relations1928Rodney St. ClairMovie
Woman's Way, A1928Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)Movie
Eyes Have It, The1928Movie
Seein' Things1928Short Film
Idle Eyes1928Benjamin TurpsMovie
Cockeyed Family, The1928Amos GilligMovie
Holding His Own1928Ben MuggsMovie
She Said No1928Short Film
Why Babies Leave Home1928Ronald - the Wandering Boy, The Old ManShort Film
Broke in China1927Donald DrakeShort Film
The College Hero1927The JanitorMovie
Daddy Boy1927Daddyboy MontagueMovie
Hollywood Hero, A1927Gerald MontagueMovie
The Jolly Jilter1927Virgil VancourtShort Film
Love's Languid Lure1927Gerald BottsMovie
Pride of Pikeville, The1927Baron BonamoMovie
A Blonde's Revenge1926Gerald MontagueShort Film
A Harem Knight1926Rodney St. ClairShort Film
A Prodigal Bridegroom1926Rodney St. ClairShort Film
When a Man's a Prince1926Prince NikoloShort Film
Hogan's Alley1925The StrangerMovie
The Raspberry Romance1925Rodney St. ClairShort Film
The Wild Goose Chaser1925Rodney St. ClairShort Film
Steel Preferred1925BartenderMovie
Marriage Circus, The1925Rodney St. ClairMovie
The Hollywood Kid1924Ben TurpinShort Film
Reel Virginian, The1924The VirginianMovie
Romeo and Juliet1924Rodney St. Clair, RomeoShort Film
Ten Dollars or Ten Days1924The Soda ClerkMovie
Three Foolish Weeks1924Baron Sergius Rodney St. ClairMovie
Yukon Jake1924Sheriff Cyclone BillMovie
The Shriek of Araby1923Bill Poster - The SheikMovie
Asleep at the Switch1923The Station AgentShort Film
The Daredevil1923Joe Magee - the Dare-DevilShort Film
Pitfalls of a Big City1923Rodney St. ClairShort Film
Where's My Wandering Boy This Evening?1923Rodney St. ClairMovie
Bright Eyes1922Luke Larson - Oil MagnateShort Film
Home Made Movies1922The 1st Theatre Operator's SonShort Film
Step Forward1922Rodney RobbinShort Film
Home Talent1921Stranded ActorMovie
Love and Doughnuts1921The BakerMovie
Love's Outcast1921Franklyn FairchildShort Film
Molly O'1921Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
She Sighed by the Seaside1921The LifeguardShort Film
A Small Town Hero1921Sam SmithMovie
Married Life1920Rodney St. Clair - a Man's ManMovie
Bloggie's Vacation1920Movie
Countess Bloggie1920Movie
Down on the Farm1920The Faithful Wife's HusbandMovie
Quack Doctor, The1920The Justice of the PeaceMovie
Star Boarder, The1920The Cigar SalesmanMovie
You Wouldn't Believe It1920The Justice of the Peace (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
The Nutcrackers1920Short Film
The Close Shave1920Movie
Yankee Doodle in Berlin1919A Prussian GuardsmanMovie
Cupid's Day Off19191st Shoe SalesmanMovie
East Lynne with Variations1919The HeroShort Film
No Mother to Guide Him1919Ben - a Happy Married ManMovie
Salome vs. Shenandoah1919Actor Playing New GeneralShort Film
Uncle Tom Without a Cabin1919Man of Many Parts, Uncle TomShort Film
When Love Is Blind1919First PalMovie
The Dentist1919Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Short Film
Love's False Faces19192nd BarflyMovie
Up in Alf's Place1919Oswald Planter - MorticianShort Film
Foolish Age, The1919Choir MemberMovie
A Lady's Tailor1919Audience Spectator (uncredited)Short Film
Trying to Get Along19192nd Freeloading CustomerShort Film
The Village Smithy1919Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Short Film
Treating 'Em Rough1919Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Short Film
The Battle Royal1918The InterloperShort Film
Hide and Seek, Detectives1918HideShort Film
His Smothered Love1918Wine MessengerShort Film
Saucy Madeline1918A Rolling Stone Out of WorkShort Film
She Loved Him Plenty19181st Pawnshop ClerkShort Film
Sheriff Nell's Tussle1918Honest Eyed Jack - Still After HerShort Film
Two Tough Tenderfeet1918Pussyfoot JoeShort Film
Watch Your Neighbor1918Banana Peel VictimMovie
Whose Little Wife Are You?19181st Nut on RaftShort Film
Sleuths1918Eagle Eye Jack - DetectiveShort Film
Love Loops the Loop1918The Band LeaderShort Film
Her Screen Idol1918Movie
Are Waitresses Safe?1917Ralph - Who Loved Her SoMovie
A Bedroom Blunder1917Hotel Desk ClerkShort Film
Bucking the Tiger1917Short Film
The Butcher's Nightmare1917The ButcherShort Film
Caught in the End1917Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)Short Film
Circus Cyclone, A1917The ArtistMovie
A Clever Dummy1917A Romantic JanitorShort Film
Frightened Flirts1917Short Film
His Bogus Boast1917Short Film
Lost: A Cook1917Pest GuestMovie
Masked Mirth1917Movie
Musical Marvel, The1917The Piano PlayerMovie
The Pawnbroker's Heart1917The Pawnshop JanitorShort Film
Roping Her Romeo1917Honest Eyed Jack - a Poor ButterflyShort Film
Studio Stampede, A1917The BoobMovie
Taming Target Center1917Yellow Jack - the Old SheriffMovie
That Night1917Movie
When Ben Bolted1917BenShort Film
Caught in the End1917Movie
Sole Mates1917Movie
Pete's Pants1917Ben TurpinShort Film
Two Laughs1917Special Delivery BoyShort Film
A Deep Sea Liar1916BloggieShort Film
Delinquent Bridegrooms1916Bloggie aka OrlandoMovie
Doctoring a Leak19161st PlumberShort Film
Ducking a Discord1916BenShort Film
For Ten Thousand Bucks1916BloggieMovie
Hired and Fired1916BloggieShort Film
His Blowout1916BloggieShort Film
Iron Mitt, The1916BloggieMovie
Jealous Jolts1916Movie
Picture Pirates19162nd Ne'er-Do-WellShort Film
Poultry à la Mode1916BenShort Film
Shot in the Fracas1916The JanitorMovie
Some Liars1916The Boss's HusbandMovie
Stolen Booking, The1916BenMovie
When Papa Died1916Movie
The Wicked City1916The Restaurant ProprietorShort Film
Bungling Bill's Dress Suit1916Movie
Just for a Kid1916BloggieMovie
Nailing on the Lid1916Orlando - the SociologistShort Film
National Nuts1916The Substitute PitcherShort Film
Lost and Found1916The Man from the Same PlaceMovie
A Safe Proposition19161st BurglarShort Film
Some Bravery1916A BellhopMovie
Taking the Count1916A Cabin StewardMovie
Waiting Game, A1916A TrampMovie
He Did and He Didn't1916The GamblerMovie
A Burlesque on Carmen1915Remendados - The SmugglerShort Film
The Champion1915Ringside Vendor (uncredited)Short Film
A Night Out1915Fellow Reveller (uncredited)Short Film
His New Job1915Film Extra in Anteroom (uncredited)Short Film
Broncho Billy Steps In1915Movie
Sweedie Goes to College1915Sweedie's RomeoMovie
Sweedie and Her Dog1915Captain of the Dog CatchersMovie
Sweedie in Vaudeville1915Short Film
Sweedie's Hopeless Love1915The Grocery BoyMovie
Sweedie's Suicide1915Police CaptainMovie
Snakeville's Champion1915BloggieMovie
Snakeville's Debutantes1915BloggieMovie
Snakeville's Hen Medic1915BloggieMovie
Sweedie Learns to Ride1915Sweedie's RomeoMovie
Sweedie and the Sultan's Present1915Kao Yama, the Sultan of Puff PuffMovie
Sweedie's Finish1915Short Film
Sweedie's Hero1915The BellboyMovie
Broncho Billy and the Card Sharp1915Movie
Love and Trouble1915Sweedie's BeauMovie
Two Hearts That Beat as Ten1915Movie
Bell-Hop, The1915The Bell-HopMovie
Bunch of Matches, A1915Justice of the PieceMovie
Christmas Revenge, A1915LoaferMovie
Clubman's Wager, The1915TrampMovie
Coat Tale, A1915HusbandMovie
Curiosity1915The LunaticShort Film
How Slippery Slim Saw the Show1915Short Film
It Happened in Snakeville1915BloggieMovie
Merry Models, The1915BloggieMovie
Others Started It, But Sophie Finished1915The HusbandMovie
Quiet Little Game, A1915The UndertakerMovie
Snakeville's Twins1915The Henpecked HusbandMovie
Sophie and the Fakir1915Sophie's HusbandMovie
Too Much Turkey1915The NeighborMovie
Two Bold, Bad Men1915First Bad ManMovie
The Undertaker's Uncle1915The UncleShort Film
Versus Sledge Hammers1915The Count's ValetShort Film
Convict's Threat, The1915PrisonerMovie
Broncho Billy's Love Affair1915Short Film
The Escape of Broncho Billy1915Short Film
When Snakeville Struck Oil1915Short Film
The Fable of the Busy Business Boy and the Droppers-In1914Short Film
Sweedie Learns to Swim1914Captain of Life SaversMovie
Sweedie at the Fair1914The Chief of PoliceShort Film
Sweedie the Swatter1914Short Film
Sweedie Collects for Charity1914Short Film
Sweedie Springs a Surprise1914Mr. PrimMovie
Sweedie and the Double Exposure1914Short Film
Sweedie and the Hypnotist1914Movie
Sweedie and the Lord1914Movie
Sweedie's Skate1914Short Film
Fickleness of Sweedie, The1914Movie
Golf Champion 'Chick' Evans Links with Sweedie1914The CaptainShort Film
Sweedie the Trouble Maker1914Justice of the PeaceMovie
Countess Sweedie1914The WaiterMovie
Laundress, The1914Movie
Madame Double X1914Mr. Von Crooks Jr.Movie
She Landed a Big One1914The Chief of PoliceShort Film
Sweedie's Clean-Up1914The Chief of PoliceMovie
Their Cheap Vacation1914Short Film
The Joblot Recruits1914Chief of PoliceMovie
Usual Way, The1913Secondary RoleMovie
Their First Misunderstanding1911In crowd at train stationMovie
The Hobble Skirt1910Happy MikeShort Film
You Saved My Life1910Short Film
Mexican's Gratitude, A1909Movie
Midnight Disturbance1909The BurglarMovie
Ben Gets a Duck and Is Ducked1909Movie
Mr. Flip1909Mr. FlipShort Film
Case of Seltzer, A1909The brother in dragMovie
Rubes and the Bunco Men, The1909Movie
Tag Day1909The TrampMovie
Energetic Street Cleaner, The1909Movie
The Haunted Lounge1909A TrampShort Film
Hustling Advertiser, A1909The Young ManMovie
New Cop, The1909Movie
The Sleeping Tonic1909Movie
The Neighbors' Kids1909ServantShort Film
Breaking Into Society1908Movie
Oh, What Lungs!1908Movie
Younger Brothers, The1908Movie
Soul Kiss1908Movie
An Awful Skate; or, The Hobo on Rollers1907The HoboShort Film
Free Lunch, A1907Movie
Mr. Inquisitive1907Mr. InquisitiveMovie
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Jessica PayneApr 30, 2011

Ben Turpin looks funny and weird

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