Thursday, April 1, 2010
Esther's 2nd Husband- Ben Gage.
Ben Gage, was a radio singer and announcer. He sometimes dubbed the voice of non-singing actors. Gage looked a lot like actor James Arness and could imitate his voice perfectly. He is best remembered for his performance in 1959 Maverick episode with James Garner called "Gun-Shy" (with Gage as "Sheriff Mort Dooley" instead of "Marshal Matt Dillon") as well as "A Tale of Three Cities", "The Misfortune Teller", and "A Technical Error". He also performed a on Batman, Bonanza, F Troop, The Donna Reed Show, The Lucy Show, and Star Trek. Gage was married to swimmer/actress Esther Williams from 1945 to 1959 and they had three children.