Namesakes

Ben Jonson   (m)   1572-1637  
Notable Writers
Benjamin Franklin   (a.k.a. Ben)   (m)   1706-1790  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople
Title Characters   1964   Ben Franklin in Paris   (musical)
Ben Chifley   (m)   1885-1951  
Australian Prime Ministers   1945-1949
Ben Taylor   (m)   1888-1953  
Hall-of-Famers   2006   (baseball)
Notable Athletes   (baseball)
Ben Adams   (m)   1890-1961  
Olympic Medalists   1912   high jump - standing; long jump - standing   (silver/bronze)
Ben Hedges   (m)   1907-1969  
Olympic Medalists   1928   high jump   (silver)
Ben Eastman   (m)   1911-2002  
Olympic Medalists   1932   400 m   (silver)
Ben Hogan   (m)   1912-1997  
Notable Athletes   (golf)
Ben Johnson   (m)   1918-1996  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Oscar Award Winners   1971   The Last Picture Show   (actor)
Ben Roy Mottelson   (m)   1926-  
Nobel Prize Winners   1975   (physics)
Ben Gazzara   (m)   1930-2012  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Bot   (m)   1937-  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople
Ben Jipcho   (m)   1943-  
Olympic Medalists   1972   3000 m steeplechase   (silver)
Ben Kingsley   (m)   1943-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Oscar Award Winners   1982   Gandhi   (actor)
Ben Cohen   (m)   1951-  
Notable Businesspeople
Ben Feringa   (m)   1951-  
Nobel Prize Winners   2016   (chemistry)
Ben Wijnstekers   (m)   1955-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ben Cartwright   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1959   Bonanza
Ben Okri   (m)   1959-  
Notable Writers
Ben Spijkers   (m)   1961-  
Olympic Medalists   1988   judo   (bronze)
Ben Johnson   (m)   1961-  
Olympic Medalists   1984   100 m; 4x100 m relay   (bronze)
Ben Crabbé   (m)   1962-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters
Ben Daniels   (m)   1964-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Weston   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1965   Days of Our Lives
Ben Stiller   (m)   1965-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Miles   (m)   1966-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Pentland   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Books   1967   Christy
Fictional Characters from Television   1994   Christy
Ben Shenkman   (m)   1968-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Walton   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Movies   1971   The Homecoming: A Christmas Story
Fictional Characters from Television   1972   The Waltons
Ben   (m)  
Title Characters   1972   Ben   (song)
Ben Affleck   (m)   1972-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Notable Filmmakers
Ben Ainslie   (m)   1977-  
Olympic Medalists   1996; 2000; 2004; 2008; 2012   sailing   (silver/gold)
Ben Sheets   (m)   1978-  
Olympic Medalists   2000   baseball   (gold)
Benjamin McKenzie   (a.k.a. Ben)   (m)   1978-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Lawson   (m)   1980-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Feldman   (m)   1980-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Savage   (m)   1980-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Whishaw   (m)   1980-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Carrington   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1981   Dynasty
Ben Barnes   (m)   1981-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Ben Wigmore   (m)   1982-  
Olympic Medalists   2004   baseball   (silver)
Ben Maher   (m)   1983-  
Olympic Medalists   2012   equestrian   (gold)
Ben Foster   (m)   1983-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ben Franks   (m)   1984-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben Wildman-Tobriner   (m)   1984-  
Olympic Medalists   2008   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay   (gold)
Ben Seaver   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1985   Growing Pains
Ben Matlock   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1986   Matlock
Ben Smith   (m)   1986-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben   (m)  
Title Characters   1988   Ben's Song   (song)
Ben McCalman   (m)   1988-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben Edwards   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1989   Baywatch
Ben Morgan   (m)   1989-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben Youngs   (m)   1989-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben Stone   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1990   Law & Order
Ben Volavola   (m)   1991-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Ben Tameifuna   (m)   1991-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Nassim Ben Khalifa   (m)   1992-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ben Halloran   (m)   1992-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ben Davies   (m)   1993-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Ben Kinkirk   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1996   7th Heaven
Ben Covington   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1998   Felicity
Ben Hall   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2001   McLeod's Daughters
Ben Faulkner   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2004   Desperate Housewives
Ben Linus   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2004   Lost
Ben Henrickson   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2006   Big Love
Ben   (f)  
Title Characters   2008   Princess Ben   (book)
Ben Harmon   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2011   American Horror Story
Ben Murphy   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   2016   The Family