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Benji (Benjean) in the Netherlands in 1979
First appearanceBenji (1974)
Last appearanceBenji (2018)
Created byJoe Camp
Portrayed byHiggins, Benjean, Moochie, Fairfield, Sally Sue, Odola
Voiced byChevy Chase (Oh! Heavenly Dog)
In-universe information
GenderMale (Higgins) Female (Benjean/Moochie/Sally Sue/Odola)

Benji is a fictional character created by Joe Camp. He has been the focus of several movies from 1974 through the 2000s. It is also the title of the first film in the Benji franchise.

Benji 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 film franchise.[1] His son Brandon Camp helmed the 2018 reboot film for Blumhouse Productions. The film was released on March 16, 2018 by Netflix.[2]





  • Benji's Life Story (1976)
  • The Phenomenon of Benji (1978)

Video games[edit]

  • Benji: Space Rescue (1983) for C64


  • Benji's Film Festival (2001)


  1. ^ Benji Trivia – Movie Facts. People
  2. ^ "Canine movie star Benji is ready for his close-up on Netflix". Los Angeles Times. December 16, 2017. Retrieved December 16, 2017.

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