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Ben Slack
Ben Slack
Ben Slack guest appeared as Edith's cousin Floyd, Stephanie's dad, on both "AITF" and "Archie Bunker's Place".
Personal Information
Birthname: Benjamin Hess Slack III
Gender: Male
Born: July 23, 1937
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD, U.S.
Died: December 13, 2004(2004-12-13) (aged 67)
Deathplace: Baltimore, MD, U.S.
Years active: 1961-2001
Character/Series involvement
Series: All in the Family (1 episode)
Archie Bunker's Place (2 episodes)
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Ben Slack (born July 23, 1937-died December 13, 2004) guest starred on All in the Family as Floyd Mills, Stephanie's alcoholic, often unemployed dad, in the Season 9 episode "The Return of Stephanie's Father'" (#23). Slack would reappear in the role of Floyd on Archie Bunker's Place, in the Season 2 episodes "Growing Up Is Hard to Do: Part 1" (#8) and "Growing Up Is Hard to Do: Part 2" (#9).


Ben's 40 year acting career took him to Broadway, Hollywood, and to theatres across the nation, from roles in films like Serpico and Murder In The First, to television roles, which included his appearnce on All In The Family, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, NYPD Blue, and Star Trek Next Generation.[1]

Slack was also seen in the pilot episode of the popular NBC-TV medical drama St. Elsewhere, which premiered in 1982 and 1983. he also had recurring roles on the CBS television series Cagney & Lacey, ABC-TV's The Wonder Years, and The Practice. [1]


Ben died of heart failure in his hometown Balimore, MD in 2004 at the age of 67. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Benjamin Hess "Ben" Slack III ( obituary", Los Angeles Daily News, Jan. 11, 2005. Retrieved on January 27, 2019. 

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