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[on growing up] I was more adventurous [than his siblings] and would stay out later. As a father, I understand that asking where your child is going, who they're with and when they'll be back are all reasonable questions but, as a 15-year-old, I didn't want to share that information. I wasn't getting into trouble - I just wanted my own boundaries and a bit of privacy.
On 28 May 2005 Ben's first child, Sam Shephard, was born, followed on 24 January 2007 by another boy, Jack James Shepherd. He named his second son after his favourite TV hero, Jack Bauer, star of hit US series 24