Benjamin Besson was born on June 19, 1947 in Zürich, Switzerland. He was an actor, known for Erziehung vor Verdun. Der große Krieg der weißen Männer (1973), Die Elixiere des Teufels (1973) and Es ist eine alte Geschichte (1972). He was married to Christina Besson. He died on December 11, 2005 in New Zealand.