Ben Turpin

Ben Turpin bio

Birth Name: Bernard Turpin

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: New Orleans

Date Of Birth: September 19, 1869

Date Of Death: July 1, 1940

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Ben Turpin was born on the 19th of September, 1869. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. Silent film actor who had a signature cross-eyed look. He began his career in vaudeville, circuses, and burlesque.

Ben Turpin was born in New Orleans. He was the son of a candy store owner. He bought a $25,000 insurance policy with Lloyd’s of London in case his eyes ever uncrossed.

Ben Turpin was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ben Turpin was born in 1860s.

Bernard Turpin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Ben’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Ben Turpin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ben Turpin’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ben Turpin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ben Turpin was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Bernard Turpin
RELIGION: Roman Catholic



Zodiac Sign: Ben Turpin was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Ben Turpin was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Ben Turpin had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Ben Turpin’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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