Monday, May 4, 2015

Defensive Linemen in the Movies: Ben Davidson

Ben Davidson's career began, as it seems so many football players in an uncredited role as a football player. In  M*A*S*H*, Davidson played a prominant role in the football game scene, which is often cited as one of the best in cinema.


In the X-Rated Behind the Green Door Davidson played a doorman.  

He got his first speaking role on the TV series  Banacek - "Let's Hear It for a Living Legend".

Next came the role of Thor in The Black 6 where be battled with fellow players Gene Washington, Carl Eller and Joe Greene.

Davidson had one of the most active schedules among former players from 1975-82 at which time he got a starring role in Conan the Barbarian as Rexor.

Davidson was again very active in Hollywood and in 1991 was one of the convict football players in Necessary Roughness. 

For his complete career go to IMDB.

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