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Ben Welden; Character Actor Appeared in 50 Films

Ben Welden, 96, who appeared in some 50 films between 1935 and 1956, primarily in character roles. His credits include “The Last Gangster,” “Hollywood Cavalcade,” “The Star Maker,” “The Big Sleep,” “A Star Is Born,” “Sorrowful Jones” and more. He worked opposite Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, James Stewart and other major stars of his era. At the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills on Friday.


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