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‘Benson’ Actor James Noble Dead at 94

‘Benson’ Actor James Noble Dead at 94
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James Noble, most known for his role as Governor Eugene Gatling on “Benson,” has passed away at the age of 94.

On Monday, Noble died at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut after suffering a stroke last week.

Aside from starring on seven seasons of “Benson,” Noble acted in episodes of “The Love Boat,” “Perfect Strangers,” and “Law & Order.” He also nabbed roles in movies, including “One Summer Love” (1976), “10” (1979), “Promises in the Dark” (1979), “Being There” (1979), “Airplane II: The Sequel” (1982), “A Tiger’s Tale” (1987), “Paramedics” (1988), and “Chances Are” (1989).

Noble started his acting career by working on Broadway in 1949, and had a prominent role in the production of the 1969 musical “1776.”

His spokesperson Douglas Moser confirmed the passing to The New York Times. He is survived by his daughter Jessica Katherine Noble Cowan.

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