Bennett "Ben" Samuel Tramer is a character that is first mentioned in the original Halloween and appears in Halloween II, played by Jack Verbois.
Bennett Tramer was born to Carl Tramer and Bonnie Tramer on June 20th, 1961 in Haddonfield, Illinois. He is stated to have been liked by Laurie Strode. Annie Brackett learned of this from Laurie, after which she called him regarding the high school dance.
In Halloween II, he was chased by Dr. Samuel Loomis and Sheriff Leigh Brackett, thinking that Ben was Michael Myers due to him wearing a similar mask. As Ben crossed a street without looking both ways as he was distracted by the panic, a police vehicle rammed him to a parked van, causing a fiery explosion and instantly killing him.
He later was taken to a coroner's department where Graham did dental tests to determine whether he was Michael or not. After inspection, it was revealed that he was not, as his teeth did not match those of someone who would be twenty-one like Michael Myers. Loomis and the policemen then realized that he was an innocent civilian and Michael was still out there, which was later confirmed to everyone on the news.
Ben was buried in Mt. Sinclair Cemetery on November 4th 1978.
- Ben's social security number was 135-77-1386.
- Ben's corpse was attended by Graham from 10:45 PM on October 31, 1978 to 11:50 PM on the same night.
- He is the only person in the film that died not from being murdered by Michael Myers.