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Ben Shenkman (II)

Ben Shenkman was born on September 26, 1968 in New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000) and Just Like Heaven (2005). He has been married to Lauren Greilsheimer since September 17, 2005. See full bio »
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 2014 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Sgt. Klein
- Unaired 2013 Pilot ... Sgt. Klein
 2013 Concussion
Graham Bennet
 2012 Made in Jersey (TV Series)
Andrew Treaster
- Pilot (2012) ... Andrew Treaster
 2011 Lights Out (TV Series)
Mike Fumosa
- War (2011) ... Mike Fumosa
- Cut Men (2011) ... Mike Fumosa
- Combinations (2011) ... Mike Fumosa
- Cakewalk (2011) ... Mike Fumosa
- Pilot (2011) ... Mike Fumosa
 2011 The Key Man
 2010 Love Shack (Video)
Skip Blitzer
 1993-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Nick Margolis / Mark Ferris
- Flaw (2005) ... Nick Margolis
- Payback (2004) ... Nick Margolis
- Refuge (1999) ... Nick Margolis
 2009 Solitary Man
Peter Hartofilias
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Rob Harmon
- Ex-Life (2009) ... Rob Harmon
 2009 Body Politic (TV Movie)
Jim Sperlock
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
- My Turn (2007) ... Clovie
 2006 Twenty Questions (TV Movie)
 2006 Americanese
 2005 Just Like Heaven
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
- Meeting Girls (2005) ... Carl
 2005 Must Love Dogs
 2004 Waking Dreams (Short)
 2001-2003 Ed (TV Series)
Frank Carr / Andy Bednarik
- Frankie (2003) ... Andy Bednarik
- Goodbye Sadie (2001) ... Frank Carr
 2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
 2002 People I Know
Radio Announcer (voice)
 2002 Roger Dodger
 2000 Table One
 2000 Bed (Short)
 2000 Chasing Sleep
Officer Stewart
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Dr. Spencer
 2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Max Knaack
- Chat Room (2000) ... Max Knaack
 2000 Joe Gould's Secret
 1999 Jesus' Son
 1999 Thick as Thieves
 1998 The Siege
INS Agent Howard Kaplan
 1998 Pi
Lenny Meyer
 1997 Camp Stories
 1996 Eraser
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Gabe Green
- Sympathy for the Devil (1996) ... Gabe Green
 1994 Quiz Show
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Starred on Broadway as Jonathan opposite Laura Linney in "Sight Unseen" by Donald Marguiles. (May-July 2004) See more »


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Was nominated for Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "Proof" as Harold 'Hal' Dobbs. See more »

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