is a Los Angeles based actor, writer, comedian and filmmaker. Acting since he was 6 years old, Ben is a graduate of NYU’s TISCH School of the arts where he trained under William H. Macy and David Mamet, and added stand-up comedian to his resume shortly thereafter. It’s been a blur ever since.
A staple of LA area comedy clubs, Ben is a regular at the Improv and Laugh Factory, and most recently wrote and acted in The Telethon for America, a star-studded get-out-the-vote comedy special with Chelsea Handler, Charlize Theron, Natalie Portman and many more. On camera, Ben is best known for his recurring role as Young Eli David on NCIS, as the lead on a season of MTV’s Punk’d, starring in a season of Mr. Personalities for Marc Cuban’s HDNet, or guest-starring opposite Jon Lovitz and Bill Bellamy on Mr. Box Office. Additionally, Ben has been seen as a lead in feature films Ouija Exorcism, From the Dead, and FOX’s 30 Nights of Paranormal Activity where he played an eerily good Abe Lincoln.
He has also served as one of the head writer/producers on 140 episodes of the syndicated comedy gameshow Funny You Should Ask and is the creator of Superfunny, a first-of-it’s kind multimedia comedy show at the historic Hollywood Improv combining live comedy, photos and videos. Superfunny is currently being shopped to networks with 5-time Emmy Award winning producer Eddie Feldman attached.
As a comedian, Ben has made multiple television appearances on Last Comic Standing, Comics Unleashed and AXSTv’s Gotham Comedy Live, hosted by SNL’s Michael Che, among others. In the commercial world Ben has appeared in national campaigns for KFC, Volkswagen, Amtrak, Dollar Shave Club and opposite opposite Nic Cannon and Shaq for a series of Cartoon Network promos that ran in movie theaters nationwide. His voice can also be heard in Marvel Studios Captain Marvel, and he is one of the lead VO artists in Epic Games' smash VR hit Robo Recall.
As a creator, Ben has written and directed commercial campaigns for online investment firm Wealthfront and world-wide flooring manufacturer Daltile, and wrote, directed and starred in a hit music videos for Irish rock band Seneca. As a filmmaker Ben created multiple short films for Al Gore’s Current TV, the short film The Star of Bethlehem, and multiple short films as part of Superfunny Films including Stuck in Jeff, and Proper British Sex which has been accepted into five film-festivals so far.
He is currently repped by The Osbrink Agency for both commercial and VO, Peak Models and Talent for print, and is a member of SAG/AFTRA and The Television Academy.