Ben Jones

TV Actor

Birthday August 30, 1941

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Tarboro, NC

Age 82 years old

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Actor turned politician best remembered as Cooter on the hit television series, The Dukes of Hazzard.

Before Fame

He had his first uncredited acting role in the film, Killers Three (1968).


He served as a Member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia from 1989 to 1993. He owns "Cooter's," a tourist attraction and museum in Gatlinburg and Nashville, TN. He grew up in a railroad shack near the docks in Portsmouth, Virginia. 

Family Life

He has two children, Rachel and Walker, with wife, Alma Viator.

Associated With

He had a supporting role in Primary Colors (1998) with John Travolta.