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Ben Olson
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Days of our Lives
Portrayed by Robert Knapp (1965)
Current status Former, Regular
Duration 1965
Cause/reason Died in Paris of a heart attack
Gender Male
Died 1971
Residence Paris
Family Olson family
Spouses Addie Horton
Children Julie Olson Williams
Steve Olson
Grandchildren Spencer Olson (via Steven)
David Banning † (via Julie)
Great-grandchildren Scott Banning (via David)

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

Brief Character History

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