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  • Lorne Greene

    Born on February 12, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Bonanza (1959)

Lorne Greene as "Ben Cartwright"

Ben Cartwright is the partriach of a Nevada ranching family during and after the Civil War. Ben lives on the Ponderosa with his three sons, each from a different wife. Eldest son Adam hopes to follow in his father's footsteps, Hoss is physically strong, but with the softest heart, and Little Joe is the most impetuous of the offspring.

Golden Globe (1964) Nominated Actor in a Television Series


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