Ben Olson
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Robert Knapp As Ben Olson
Days of our Lives
Portrayed by Robert Knapp (1965)
Current status Former, Regular
Duration 1965
Cause/reason Died in Paris of a heart attack
Died 1971
Residence Paris
Children Julie Olson Williams
Steve Olson
Grandchildren Spencer Olson (grandson; Steven)
David Banning † (grandson; Julie)
Great-grandchildren Scott Banning (great-grandson; David)

Ben Olson is a fictional character on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives portrayed by Robert Knapp.

Brief Character HistoryEdit

Ben Olson was the husband of Addie Horton. Together Ben and Addie had two children, Steven and Julie Olson. Ben was the president of the Bank of Salem and was one of the richest men in town. In 1965 Ben and Addie Horton moved to Paris, leaving their daughter Julie behind in the care of her grandparents. In 1971 Ben Olson died in Paris.