Ben Jones

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Ben Jones
Ben L. Jones 101st Congress 1989.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byPat Swindall
Succeeded byDon Johnson (Redistricting)
Personal details
Born
Ben Lewis Jones

(1941-08-30) August 30, 1941 (age 80)
Tarboro, North Carolina, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
ProfessionActor

Ben Lewis Jones (born August 30, 1941) is an American actor, politician, playwright and essayist. He is best known for his role as Cooter Davenport in The Dukes of Hazzard.

Jones was also in the United States House of Representatives from January 3, 1989 to January 3, 1993 as a Democrat.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Derschowitz, Jessica (24 June 2015). "Dukes of Hazzard actor Ben Jones defends Confederate flag". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 27 August 2015.
  2. McAfee, Tierney (24 June 2015). "Dukes of Hazzard Actor Defends Confederate Flag: It Represents 'Courage and Family and Good Times'". People. Retrieved 27 August 2015.