Benji, circa 1977
|Last appearance||Benji: Off the Leash!|
|Created by||Joe Camp|
The eponymous canine character is a small, lovable mixed-breed dog with an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time, usually to help someone overcome a problem.
Joe Camp is the creator and director of the Benji films. The first dog to play Benji was a shelter dog named Higgins, trained by Frank Inn. Later, Higgins' offspring Benjean took the name for a few films.
Films and television specials
- Benji (1974)
- For the Love of Benji (1977)
- Benji's Very Own Christmas Story (1978)
- Benji the Hunted (1987)
- Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
- Phenomenon of Benji (1989)