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Ben Vereen


Few entertainers today are as accomplished or versatile as Ben Vereen. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy. His first love and passion is and always will be the stage. "The theater was my first training ground. It taught me discipline, dedication and appreciation of hard ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Sam Gibbs
- Mom and Dad (2013) ... Sam Gibbs
- False Positive (2010) ... Sam Gibbs
- Cleaning House (2010) ... Sam Gibbs
 2014 Love That Girl! (TV Series)
Judge
- Business Is Business (2014) ... Judge
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Lamar Addison
- Homesick (2013) ... Lamar Addison
 2010 House of Payne (TV Series)
Clarence Sanderson
- Curtis Sings the Blues (2010) ... Clarence Sanderson
 2009 The Wonder Pets (TV Series)
 2008 Accidental Friendship (TV Movie)
Wes
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Rev. Jeremiah Morris
- Senseless (2007) ... Rev. Jeremiah Morris
 2007 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Archie
- Love/Addiction (2007) ... Archie
 2002 Oz (TV Series)
#02W424 A.R. Whitworth
- Good Intentions (2002) ... #02W424 A.R. Whitworth
 2001 Feast of All Saints (TV Movie)
Rudolphe Lermontant
 2001 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
Performer
- From Broadway: Fosse (2001) ... Performer
 1999 Promised Land (TV Series)
Lawrence Taggert, Sr.
- Wounded Hearts (1999) ... Lawrence Taggert, Sr.
- It's All in the Family (1999) ... Lawrence Taggert, Sr.
- The Visitor (1999) ... Lawrence Taggert, Sr.
 1999 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Royal
- Taps for Royal (1999) ... Royal
 1998 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Senator Stanford Parks
- Party Girl (1998) ... Senator Stanford Parks
 1997 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Vaudeville (1997) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Snake
- Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1997) ... Snake (voice)
 1997 Second Noah (TV Series)
Sweet Billy
- Desperately Seeking Mickey (1997) ... Sweet Billy
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Ulysses Dodd
- Secret Service (1996) ... Ulysses Dodd
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Louie
- Eliminate the Middleman (1995) ... Louie
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Lou Smith
- Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse (1994) ... Lou Smith
 1994 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Dr. Andre Novak
- Illusions of Grandeur (1994) ... Dr. Andre Novak
 1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Dr. Edward La Forge
- Interface (1993) ... Dr. Edward La Forge
 1992 Intruders (TV Movie)
Gene Randall
 1991 Bordertown (TV Series)
Issac West
- Hired Hand (1991) ... Issac West
 1990 The Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie)
 1990 Booker (TV Series)
Carl McQueen
- The Life and Death of Chick Sterling (1990) ... Carl McQueen
 1988 Jenny's Song (TV Movie)
Joe
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Pianist in bar
- The Saint in Manhattan (1987) ... Pianist in bar
 1986 Zoobilee Zoo (TV Series)
Mayor Ben
- Vaudeville Star (1986) ... Mayor Ben
- A Sticky Situation (1986) ... Mayor Ben
- Fox in Wolf's Clothing (1986) ... Mayor Ben
- Blue Ribbon Zoobles (1986) ... Mayor Ben
- Whazzat the Clown (1986) ... Mayor Ben
 1985 Lost in London (TV Movie)
Paul Williams
 1984-1985 Webster (TV Series)
Uncle Phillip Long
- Great Expectations: Part 2 (1985) ... Uncle Phillip Long
- Great Expectations: Part 1 (1985) ... Uncle Phillip Long
- What is Art? (1985) ... Uncle Phillip Long
- It's a Dog's Life (1985) ... Uncle Phillip Long
- God Bless the Child (1984) ... Uncle Phillip Long
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Puss
- Puss in Boots (1985) ... Puss
 1985 A.D. (TV Mini-Series)
Ethiopian
- Part 5 (1985) ... Ethiopian
- Part 4 (1985) ... Ethiopian
- Part 3 (1985) ... Ethiopian
- Part 2 (1985) ... Ethiopian
- Part 1 (1985) ... Ethiopian
 1984 Breakin' Through (TV Movie)
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini-Series)
Roscoe Haines
 1984 The Jesse Owens Story (TV Movie)
Herb Douglas
 1983 The Charmkins (TV Short)
Dragonweed (voice)
 1981 Pippin: His Life and Times (TV Movie)
The Leading Player
 1979 The Cheryl Ladd Special (TV Movie)
 1976 Mary's Incredible Dream (TV Movie)
Devil / Noah / Man
 1975 Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Fosse" on Broadway. Musical revue/dance. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Live stage is being made as you go along. You feel the energy. There's nothing like a live audience. See more »

Trivia:

Is the godfather of singer/dancer/actor Usher Raymond. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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