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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Sandy: I brought you some water, ma'am
[Prudence gratefully takes it]
Prudence Perkins: Thank you. Won't you stop and have a bit of breakfast with us?
Sandy: [Happily] Yes, ma'am.
[Sandy instantly leaps from his horse]
Travis Blue: [Travis comes riding up] Sandy, lets go!
[Sandy regretfully gets back on his horse, and bows repeatily to Prudence before riding away]
Bob: This is part that's goin' to tickle you; the sheriff in that town is named Dad Longworth.
[Indians surround Thompson's small patrol]
Alison Garrett: What are you going to do?
Capt. Thomas Thompson: Indians are great jokers. Just in case this is one of their serious days, get in the bottom of the wagon and stay down!
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