This article is about the standard continuity character. For other uses, Benton Quest (disambiguation).

Dr. Benton C. Quest is a world-renowned scientist and explorer. He is also the widowed father of Jonny Quest.

Physical appearance

Dr. Quest is an middle to late thirties man with a full brown beard.


He is very passionate about his work, leaving Jonny behind or askew from his missions.


Early life

When he lost his wife, the government seeing him as a valuable asset who they didn't want compromised by the weakness of his son being in trouble, ordered Race Bannon as the family's bodyguard.[1]

Jonny Quest (1964 TV series)

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Jonny Quest (1986 TV series)

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Jonny Quest (Comico)

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The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest

Benton Quest

Benton in Jonny's teen years.

Main article: Benton Quest (The Real Adventures)

Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest

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Voice actors



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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Mystery of the Lizard Men (1964), season 1, episode 1.
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