Namesakes

Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Ben Chifley   1945-1949  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character
Ben Pentland   1967   Christy  
Fictional Characters from Television: 5 characters
Ben Weston   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Ben Seaver   1985   Growing Pains  
Ben Pentland   1994   Christy  
Ben Harmon   2011   American Horror Story  
Ben Murphy   2016   The Family  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball
(baseball) Ben Taylor   2006  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry, 1 physics
(physics) Ben Roy Mottelson   1975  
(chemistry) Ben Feringa   2016  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 11 actors
Ben Johnson   1918-1996  
Ben Gazzara   1930-2012  
Ben Kingsley   1943-  
Ben Stiller   1965-  
Ben Shenkman   1968-  
Ben Affleck   1972-  
Benjamin McKenzie (a.k.a. Ben)   1978-  
Ben Feldman   1980-  
Ben Savage   1980-  
Ben Whishaw   1980-  
Ben Barnes   1981-  
Notable Athletes: 7 rugby, 5 soccer, 1 baseball, 1 golf
(baseball) Ben Taylor   1888-1953  
(golf) Ben Hogan   1912-1997  
(soccer) Ben Wijnstekers   1955-  
(soccer) Ben Foster   1983-  
(rugby) Ben Franks   1984-  
(rugby) Ben Smith   1986-  
(rugby) Ben McCalman   1988-  
(rugby) Ben Morgan   1989-  
(rugby) Ben Youngs   1989-  
(rugby) Ben Volavola   1991-  
(rugby) Ben Tameifuna   1991-  
(soccer) Nassim Ben Khalifa   1992-  
(soccer) Ben Halloran   1992-  
(soccer) Ben Davies   1993-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Ben Cohen   1951-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 producer
Ben Affleck   1972-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Ben Crabbé   1962-  
Notable Writers: 1 playwright
Ben Jonson   1572-1637  
Olympic Medalists: 4 silver, 3 gold, 2 bronze, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(silver/bronze) Ben Adams   1912   high jump - standing; long jump - standing  
(silver) Ben Hedges   1928   high jump  
(silver) Ben Eastman   1932   400 m  
(silver) Ben Jipcho   1972   3000 m steeplechase  
(bronze) Ben Johnson   1984   100 m; 4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Ben Spijkers   1988   judo  
(gold) Ben Sheets   2000   baseball  
(silver) Ben Wigmore   2004   baseball  
(silver/gold) Ben Ainslie   1996; 2000; 2004; 2008; 2012   sailing  
(gold) Ben Wildman-Tobriner   2008   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Ben Maher   2012   equestrian  
Oscar Award Winners: 2 actors
(actor) Ben Johnson   1971   The Last Picture Show  
(actor) Ben Kingsley   1982   Gandhi  
Title Characters: 2 songs, 1 book
(song) Ben   1972   Ben  
(song) Ben   1988   Ben's Song  
(book) Ben   2008   Princess Ben