Benjamin Shenkman is an American actor. His name Ben is a shortened form of Benjamin. Shenkman is best known for his roles in the USA Network drama series Royal Pains and the HBO miniseries Angels in America, which earned him Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe nominations. He appeared with Angels in America (2003) co-star Mary-Louise Parker in a 2000 Broadway production of “Proof.”
BEN SHENKMAN AGE
Ben was born on September 26, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is 50 years old. Ben is the son of Katherine Shenkman and Shepard A. Shenkman a consulting firm. His mother was a collaborator in a law firm. Shenkman has a sister named Elizabeth Sheinkman who is married to British publisher Jamie Byng.
BEN SHENKMAN EDUCATION
He is a graduate of Brown University and an MA in Fine Arts in 1993 from New York University’s Graduate Acting Program at Tisch School of the Arts. Ben’s debut in the acting scene began with a small role in the 1994 film Quiz and a guest starring role in Law & Order, his first of seven appearances on the show.
He also began work in the theater, playing Louis Ironson in Tony Kushner’s play Angels in America at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. While still in college, Shenkman played the role of Roy Cohn in an opera production workshop. Additionally, he would reprise the role of Louis seven years after playing the role in ACT in the adaptation of the HBO miniseries.
The role earned him an Emmy and Golden Globe nomination. Shenkman combined work in off-Broadway productions in New York with small roles in films such as Eraser (nineteen hundred and ninety-six), Siege (1998), Pi (1998) and Son of Jesus (1999), Chasing Sleep (2000) ) and Requiem for a Dream (2000).
In 2000, Shenkman achieved theatrical success, starring with Mary-Louise Parker in the Manhattan Theater Club Rehearsal Production , for which she received a Tony nomination in 2001. Following the release of HBO’s Angels in America miniseries, she is returned to the Manhattan Theater club in 2004 in Invisible View .
Since 2016 Shenkman has played the recurring role of Ira Schirmer on the Showtime series ‘Billions’. Equally important, 2016 also saw him as Desk Sgt. Klein on HBO’s critically acclaimed limited series ‘The Night Of’. She is currently a series regular in the Shondaland drama For the People (2017 TV series).
WIFE OF BEN SHENKMAN | CHILDREN
Shenkman is married to Lauren Grelsheimer. The couple got married in 2005. Not to mention, the couple have two children.
BEN SHENKMAN NET WORTH
Additionally, Ben has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.
BEN SHENKMAN MOVIES AND TV SHOWS
Angels in America – 2003 For the People – 2018-2019 Royal Pains – 2009-2016 Just like Heaven – 2005 Must Love Dogs – 2005 Blue Valentine – 2010 Then She Found Me – 2007 Billions – Dal 2016 Canterbury’s Law – 2008 Roger Dodger – 2002 Pi – 1998 Burn Notice – 2007-2013 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men – 2009 The Night Of – 2016 Breakfast with Scot – 2007 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits – 2002 Chasing Sleep – 2000 Eraser – 1996 Quiz Show – 1994 Jesus ‘Son – 1999 Requiem for a Dream – 2000 Camp Stories – 1997 The Paul Reiser Show – 2011 The Key Man – 2011 Breathe In – 2013 Solitary Man – 2009 Table One – 2000 Commozione cerebrale – 2013 Waking Dreams – 2004 Love Shack – 2010 Americanese – 2006 30 giorni – 1999 20 domande – Dal 2007
BEN SHENKMAN HEIGHT
Additionally, Ben stands at a height of 6 ′ 1 ″ (1.85 m).
BEN SHENKMAN BILLIONS
Shenkman plays Ira in the television series Billions, an American television series created by Brian Koppelman and David Levien. Not to mention Andrew Ross Sorkin, starring Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, which premiered on Showtime on January 17, 2016.
Kelly AuCoin is also cast as ‘Dollar’ Bill Stern (recurring season 1–3, starring season 4–). Dennis Boutsikaris plays Kenneth Malverne, an Axelrod’s rival who leads a competing hedge fund.
BEN SHENKMAN ROYAL PAINS
Shenkman is an actor who plays Jeremiah Sacani Royal Pains . Royal Pains is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on the US network from 2009 to 2016. Not to mention, the series is based in part on real concierge medicine practices of independent doctors and companies.
NOTICE FROM BEN SHENKMAN BURN
Shenkman plays Tom Strickler in Burn Warning . Burn Warning is an American television series created by Matt Nix. Additionally, the show originally aired on USA Network for a total of seven seasons from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013.
BEN SHENKMAN DROP DEAD DIVA
Additionally, Ben plays Lex Medlin in the drama series Drop Dead Dive. Drop Dead Diva is an American legal drama / fantasy television series that aired on Lifetime from July 12, 2009 to June 22, 2014.
The series was created by Josh Berman and produced by Sony Pictures Television. Equally important, she plays Brooke Elliott as Jane, a plus-size lawyer whose body is inhabited by the soul of a model.
BEN SHENKMAN GREY’S ANATOMY
Shenkman played Rob Harmon in the fifth season of Grey’s Anatomy . Additionally, her character also made it through to the second season episode of Private Practice Ex-Life.
BEN SHENKMAN ANGELS IN AMERICA
Ben has a recurring role as Loius Ironson in Angels in America. Angels in America is a 2003 HBO American miniseries directed by Mike Nichols and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tony Kushner. Also, set in 1985, the film revolves around six New Yorkers whose lives intersect.
In the center, is the fantastic story of Prior Walter, a gay man living with AIDS and being visited by an angel. The film explores a wide variety of themes, including Reagan-era politics, the spread of the AIDS epidemic, and a rapidly changing social and political climate. Jeffrey Wright is also cast as Mr. Lies / Norman “Belize” Ariaga / Homeless man / The Angel Europa.