Ben Casey (1961)

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Ben Casey is an American medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966. The show was known for its opening titles, which consisted of a hand drawing the symbols "♂, ♀, ✳, †, ∞" on a chalkboard, as cast member Sam Jaffe intoned, "Man, woman, birth, death, infinity." Neurosurgeon Joseph Ransohoff was a medical consultant for the show and may have influenced the personality of the title character.

Series Cast

  1. Vince Edwards

    Vince Edwards

    Ben Casey

    153 Episodes

  2. Sam Jaffe

    Sam Jaffe

    David Zorba

    153 Episodes

  3. Jim McMullan

    Jim McMullan

    153 Episodes

  4. Marlyn Mason

    Marlyn Mason

    153 Episodes

  5. Stella Stevens

    Stella Stevens

    153 Episodes

  6. Franchot Tone

    Franchot Tone

    Dr. Daniel Niles Freeland

    26 Episodes

  7. John Zaremba

    John Zaremba

    12 Episodes

  8. Leo Penn

    Leo Penn

    7 Episodes

  9. Virginia Gregg

    Virginia Gregg

    7 Episodes

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Last Season

Ben Casey

Season 5

1965 | 26 Episodes

Season 5 of Ben Casey premiered on September 13, 1965.

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Ben Casey
Ben Casey


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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