About Ben

After training at NYU's Graduate Acting Program, Ben launched with roles at The Public Theater, New York Shakespeare in the Park, the New York Theater Workshop, the Clurman Theater, starring in the World Premiere of Zoe Kazan's ABSALOM, and recurring opposite Kim Raver on NBC's Lipstick Jungle.

 

Best known for his leading stage work in NYC and across the country, notable theater credits include:  Tom in GLASS MENAGERIE at the Seattle Rep, the title role in PEER GYNT at the San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, the starring role in the World Premiere of THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE by Matthew Lopez, CHAPTER TWO directed by Marsha Mason, and BETWEEN US CHICKENS at Southcoast Rep.

 

Onscreen, Ben recently appeared in the thriller HONEYMOON opposite Rose Leslie and Harry Treadaway.  Other TV and film credits include LAW & ORDER, KRISTIN LIVES IN LA, SHILOH, FIRST AID FOR CHOKING, and the indie cult favorite DICK NIGHT.

 

Ben also writes and performs his own original comedy live and online.  Check out BEN AND DAVID - his Backstage-sponsored joint venture with fellow NYU alum David Ross - and enjoy their short videos, 22 minute pilot, and interactive features at www.benanddavid.com