Ben Carruthers: Ben Carruthers. Actor: The Dirty Dozen. Ben Carruthers was born on 14 August 1936 in Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Dirty Dozen (1967), Shadows (1958) and A High Wind in Jamaica (1965). He was previously married to Lelia Goldoni. He died on 27 September 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA.