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Actor Ben Turpin

Ben Turpin

  • Birth name:

    Bernard Turpin

  • Date of Birth:

    1 July 1869 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

  • Height:

    5' 4" (1.63 m)


First of all, the cross-eyed comedian of silent days was not born that way. Supposedly his right eye slipped out of alignment while playing the role of the similarly afflicted Happy Hooligan in vaudeville and it never adjusted. Ironically, it was this disability that would enhance his comic value and make him a top name.Ben Turpin was born in New Orleans in 1869, the son of a French-born confectionery store owner. When 7 years old, his father moved to New York's lower East Side. A wanderlust fellow... more


Aсtor (3)



Movie Million Dollar Legs Million Dollar Legs

as Mysterious Man

Movie The Love Parade The Love Parade

as Cross-Eyed Lackey (uncredited)

Movie A Night Out A Night Out

as Fellow Reveller