Who played the boy who befriends the rat in Ben (1972)? July 21, 2020February 19, 2012 by Pamela Landy Lee Harcourt Montgomery played Danny Garrison, a boy with a heart condition and a friend of Ben in the movie Ben (1972). Related Answers Who served as the grown-up voice of John-Boy, narrating “The Waltons” (CBS, 1972-81)? What stuntman somersaults out of Ben-Hur’s chariot during the chariot race in Ben-Hur (1959)? Who played the title role in the 1926 Ben-Hur? Did James Cagney say “You dirty rat!” in any of his movies? Who played the black hero Ben in Night of the Living Dead (1968)? What was the name of the bear that played “Gentle Ben” (CBS, 1967-69)?