|Days of our Lives|
|Portrayed by||Robert Knapp (1965)|
|Current status||Former, Regular|
|Cause/reason||Died in Paris of a heart attack|
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.