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Ben McKenzie (III)


Ben McKenzie was born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan in Austin, Texas on September 12, 1978, to Mary Frances (Victory), a poet, and Pieter Meade Schenkkan, an attorney. His uncle is playwright Robert Schenkkan. Ben is of Dutch Jewish (from his paternal grandfather), English, and Scottish descent. He attended Austin High School, and played wide ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gotham
Gotham James Gordon / Det. James Gordon
(2014-2017)
The O.C.
The O.C. Ryan Atwood
(2003-2007)
Batman: Year One
Batman: Year One Bruce Wayne / Batman
(2011)
88 Minutes
88 Minutes Mike Stempt
(2007)

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 2014-2017 Gotham (TV Series)
James Gordon / Det. James Gordon
- Episode #4.2 (2017) ... Det. James Gordon
- Pax Penguina (2017) ... James Gordon
 2017 The Accidental Wolf (TV Series)
Charlie
- Nancy (2017) ... Charlie
 2016 Gotham Stories (TV Series)
James Gordon
- Chapter 5 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 3 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 2 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 1 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 4 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
 2014 Judy Greer Is the Best Friend (Short)
Matt
 2013 The Advocates (TV Movie)
Henry Bird
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
Bryan
- Tyler the Pioneer (2013) ... Bryan
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video)
Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
 2011 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Odnarb
- The Wild Brood (2011) ... Odnarb (voice)
 2007 88 Minutes
Mike Stempt (as Benjamin McKenzie)
 2005 Junebug
Johnny
 2004 MADtv (TV Series)
Ryan Atwood
- Episode #9.22 (2004) ... Ryan Atwood
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
Petty Officer Spencer
- Empty Quiver (2003) ... Petty Officer Spencer (as Benjamin McKenzie)
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Tim Ruskin
- Faith (2002) ... Tim Ruskin (as Benjamin McKenzie)
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Alternate Names:

Benjamin McKenzie | Benjamin Schenkkan

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. Now it's moving pretty fast. I'm not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoe box anyway. See more »

Trivia:

Played football with (quarterback of the New Orleans Saints) Drew Brees at Austin High School and then against Drew Brees when Drew transferred to a rival school. Is now a Saints fan. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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