Ben Masters (Julian Crane on Passions)

Current Character: Julian Crane

Birthday: 1947-05-06

Birthplace: Born in Corvallis, Oregon

Marital Status: Single - divorced


Masters began his acting career after graduating from the University of Oregon as a Theatre major. He starred in Broadway's 'Plenty' and then 'The Cherry Orchard', before moving on to the assortment of roles he has played on such television series as 'Murder She Wrote', Diagnosis Murder, and Heartbeat. He is no stranger to television, and has made an extensive list of made-for-television movies.

Masters, who is single, currently resides in Palm Springs and enjoys golfing, skiing and gourmet cooking, when he is not working.

Career Highlights

Passions - Julian Crane (2005 - Present)
Pensacola: Wings of Gold - Tucker Henry II (1999)
Spy Game - General Sam Wellish (1997)
Touched by an Angel - Prof. Brian Salter (1997)
A Time to Heal - Dr. Klein (1994)
Diagnosis Murder
- Robert Stanton (1994)
Murder, She Wrote - Ray Dandridge (1990)
Another World - Vic Strang (1982)
One of Our Own - Felix Needham (1975)
Kolchak: The Night Stalker - Mike Thompson (1975)
Kojak - Oliver (1974)

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2005)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination - Outstanding Supporting Actor (2004)