Joseph Benson "Ben/Bugs" Hardaway (May 21, 1895 - February 5, 1957) was an American storyboard artist, animator, voice actor, gagman, writer and director who has work for several American animation studios. He is also best known as the creator of the Warner Bros. character Bugs Bunny.

He worked on several Disney related projects for the Walt Disney Studios in the mid 1950s.