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Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook
Robby Benson opens up about his heart in many ways in iBook

"I have eclectic fans because I've had a very eclectic career. When someone comes up to me, they may be from the days of 'The Chosen'; it may be completely from Broadway," says actor Robby Benson. "So I'm never sure what might surprise them the most. Maybe the fact that I'm still alive." He laughs, but the more one learns about him, the more surprising it becomes that he's alive — after four open-heart surgeries to correct a congenital defect. "People can learn from so many things I did wrong," says Benson by phone from his Cape Code, Mass., home, "that they're not alone when they think they shouldn't tell...

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