Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Rest in Peace, James Noble

Actor James Noble, best known for his role as the bumbling Governor Eugene Gatling on Benson has passed away at age 94.

Mr. Noble was born in Dallas, Texas and served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he headed to New York City and found work on Broadway. He soon arrived in Hollywood, booking jobs on soap operas and television shows. He wouldn't receive wide attention until 1979 when he won the role of the bumbling governor on Benson. That role would lead to other parts as judges, politicians and various authority figures. He retired from acting in 2011.