Legendary actor, Ben Johnson, was born Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. on Jun 13, 1918 in Foraker, OK. Johnson died at the age of 77 on Apr 9, 1996 in Mesa, AZ and was laid to rest in Pawhuska City Cemetery in Pawhuska, OK.
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Ben Johnson was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actor for The Last Picture Show (as Sam the Lion) in 1971.
|1971||Best Supporting Actor||The Last Picture Show (1971)||Sam the Lion||Won|
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Bob: Harvey Johnson's gonna be a famous name in these parts.
Harvey Johnson: How's that?
Bob: He's about to get hisself killed by a fella named Rio.
Harvey Johnson: That ain't him.
Bob: I wouldn't want to lose me a handful of brains trying to find out.
Travis Blue: [after Sandy pushes a gun down the back of his pants] Be careful or you'll blow yer brains out.
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