Benson

Premiered Date
September 13, 1979
Genre
Comedy
Network
ABC
1927-2017

Robert Guillaume

as Benson DuBois

52

Missy Gold

as Katie Gatling

89

Inga Swenson

as Gretchen Kraus

1945-2010

Caroline McWilliams

as Marcy Hill

1922-2016

James Noble

as Eugene X. Gatling

75

Lewis J. Stadlen

as John Taylor

About Benson

About

Sitcom about a genius butler named Benson DuBois who leads the Gov. Eugene Gatling's household staff. Benson always manages to keep a level head no matter what tasks are thrown his way. The series was created by Susan Harris.

Trivia

The series is a spin-off of an early show called Soap. Star Robert Guillaume won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.