Benjamin Rush is the main antagonist in the original version of 13 Ghosts. He was the lawyer and former friend of Dr. Plato Zorba, who murdered him in his sleep by having his bed crush him, to find the money. Unfortunatly, Zorba's nephew, Cyrus and his family inheirate the money and house, to get rid of them alive so he can have the money, he impersonated as Plato Zorba's ghost to scare Cyrus' daughter, Madea and kill his son, Buck by using Zorba's bed. But fortunatly, Buck woke up and flee and the real ghost of Zorba frightened Ben to Zorba's bed and suffer the same fate Zorba face and have him become number 13 of Zorba's 13 Ghosts (Zorba is number 12).
- He share similarities with fellow greedy lawyer Ben Moss.