Ben Frankenstein is the husband of Susan Frankenstein and the father of Victor Frankenstein.


Ben is a travel agent, friendly and social, who likes to dispense roundabout advice to his son. He is proud of Victor’s accomplishments, but is concerned he doesn't have any friends other than Sparky. He would prefer his son be more social and encourages him to join the baseball team. Ben has a playful and loving relationship with his wife, Victor’s mom.

Once Upon a Time

This character appear on the show in his original novel depiction like Alphonse Frankenstein, portrayed by Gregory Itzin.


  • Ben was played by Daniel Stern in the short film.
  • Ben appears to take on the role as New Holland's baseball coach in the feature film.
  • Ben looks like a middle aged Victor Van Dort from The Corpse Bride.

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