Ben Immanuel

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A recipient of over a dozen awards, including the 2013 UBCP/ACTRA John Juliani Award for Outstanding Achievement, Ben has amassed over 100 film and TV acting credits, including lead roles in feature films that have played at prestigious festivals such as TIFF, Sundance and Berlin. As a writer/director/producer, Ben has helmed 2 award-winning, ... See full bio »

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Wonder Mr. Davenport
Down River Producer
Hell on Wheels Clement Beale


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 2019 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series)
- Hitler Has Only Got One Ball (2019) ... Erwin (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2019 Glory Days (Short)
Tommy Young (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2019 A Dog's Way Home
Dr. Gann (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2018 Travelers (TV Series)
Dr. Teslia / Ivon Teslia
- Protocol Omega (2018) ... Dr. Teslia (as Benjamin Ratner)
- David (2018) ... Dr. Teslia (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Trevor (2018) ... Dr. Teslia (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Naomi (2018) ... Dr. Teslia (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Protocol 3 (2018) ... Ivon Teslia (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2017/I Wonder
Mr. Davenport (as Ben Ratner)
 2016 Ganjy (Short)
Ganjy (as Ben Ratner)
 2014-2015 Continuum (TV Series)
Gord Solomon
- The Desperate Hours (2015) ... Gord Solomon (as Ben Ratner)
- Wasted Minute (2014) ... Gord Solomon (as Ben Ratner)
- Minute Man (2014) ... Gord Solomon (as Ben Ratner)
 2015 The Unauthorized Full House Story (TV Movie)
Alan (as Ben Ratner)
 2015 Badge of Honor
Coroner (as Ben Ratner)
 2013 Big Trees (Short)
Tree Doctor (as Ben Ratner)
 2013 Hell on Wheels (TV Series)
Clement Beale
- Big Bad Wolf (2013) ... Clement Beale (as Ben Ratner)
 2013 Arctic Air (TV Series)
- Stormy Weather (2013) ... Max (as Ben Ratner)
 2011-2012 Eureka (TV Series)
Dr. Fung
- The Real Thing (2012) ... Dr. Fung (as Ben Ratner)
- Of Mites and Men (2011) ... Dr. Fung (as Ben Ratner)
 2011/I Float (Short)
Tom (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 Sisters & Brothers
Jerry (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 Flashpoint (TV Series)
Tony Kramkov / Alexi Kanisky
- Shockwave (2011) ... Tony Kramkov / Alexi Kanisky (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 Endgame (TV Series)
Mr. Black / Dennis Grovener
- Mr. Black (2011) ... Mr. Black / Dennis Grovener (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 R.L. Stine's the Haunting Hour (TV Series)
Chris' Dad
- Afraid of Clowns (2011) ... Chris' Dad (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 Knockout
Mr. Doyle (as Ben Ratner)
 2011 Fairly Legal (TV Series)
Willie Schmidt
- Bo Me Once (2011) ... Willie Schmidt (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2010 Guido Superstar: The Rise of Guido
Cabbie (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2010 Fathers & Sons
Bernie (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2010 Repeaters
Bob Simpson (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2010 Amazon Falls
Derek Grayson (as Ben Ratner)
 2009 Defying Gravity (TV Series)
- Bacon (2009) ... Surgeon (as Ben Ratner)
 2008 Pants! (Short) (as Ben Ratner)
 2008 Rabbit Fall (TV Series)
Joseph Hopper
- Happiness Hotel (2008) ... Joseph Hopper (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2008 Mothers & Daughters
Dinner Party Guest Benjamin (as Ben Ratner)
 2008 The Quality of Life (TV Movie)
Sam Berger (as Ben Ratner)
 2008 The L Word (TV Series)
Suit #1 / Dan
- Loyal and True (2008) ... Suit #1 / Dan (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2007 Normal
Tim (as Ben Ratner)
 2007 American Venus
Cabbie (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2007/I Numb
Stan Milbank (as Ben Rattner)
 2007 Supernatural (TV Series)
Walter Dixon
- Hollywood Babylon (2007) ... Walter Dixon (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2006/I Gray Matters
Derek (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2006 Mount Pleasant
Doug Cameron (as Ben Ratner)
 2002-2006 The Dead Zone (TV Series)
Boyd Lumely / Public Defender Gabriel Barnes
- Lotto Fever (2006) ... Boyd Lumely (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Here There Be Monsters (2002) ... Public Defender Gabriel Barnes (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2001-2006 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Dr. Hutchison / Producer
- Morpheus (2006) ... Dr. Hutchison (as Ben Ratner)
- Wormhole X-Treme! (2001) ... Producer (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2006 Expiration Date
Lazar (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2005-2006 Da Vinci's City Hall (TV Series)
Sam Berger
- The Dogs in Sympathy with the Cats (2006) ... Sam Berger (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Bumped from the Ball (2006) ... Sam Berger (as Benjamin Ratner)
- A Few Good Bites Before They Slap Me Down (2006) ... Sam Berger (as Benjamin Ratner)
- When the Horsemen Come Looking (2006) ... Sam Berger (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Gotta Press the Flesh (2006) ... Sam Berger (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2006 Man About Town
Dr. Kevin Sands (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2005 Severed
Ray (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2005 How to Make a Canadian Film (Short)
Mort (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2005 Robson Arms (TV Series)
Guy at Restaurant
- The Tell-Tale Latex (2005) ... Guy at Restaurant (uncredited)
 2005 The Collector (TV Series)
Steve Green
- The Comic (2005) ... Steve Green (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2004 Smallville (TV Series)
- Run (2004) ... Hanison (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series)
- Finale (2004) ... Ollie (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Shoulda' Stood in Bed (2004) ... Ollie (as Benjamin Ratner)
- The Passion of Reverend Jimmy (2004) ... Ollie (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Butterfingers (2004) ... Ollie (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Black Noise (2004) ... Ollie (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 Good Boy
Wilson's Dad (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 A Problem with Fear
Alan (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 See Grace Fly
Ralph (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 Moving Malcolm
Gene Maxwell (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 The Stranger Beside Me (TV Movie)
Joe Foley (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 Agent Cody Banks
McAllister (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2003 A Guy Thing
Officer (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2002 19 Months
Rob (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Lafe Narz
- Dream Lover (2002) ... Lafe Narz (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2002 Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity
Ernie the Manager (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2002 Looking for Leonard
Ted (as Ben Ratner)
 2001 Shot in the Face
Brian (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2001 Ignition
Agent Webber (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2001 Mysterious Ways (TV Series)
Ben Cameron
- Spike (2001) ... Ben Cameron (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2001 Last Wedding
Noah (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1999-2001 Seven Days (TV Series)
David Harold / Walter
- The Brink (2001) ... David Harold (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Walter (1999) ... Walter (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2001 The Immortal (TV Series)
- The Good Squire (2001) ... Ashur (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2000 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series)
- An Act of God (2000) ... Jerome (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2000 Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family (TV Series)
- Bazooka Joe (2000) ... Gangster (as Benjamin Ratner)
 2000 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)
- Russian Roulette (2000) ... Will (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1999 The Rememberer (Short)
Ben (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1999 Question of Privilege
Owen Kerr (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1999 Becker (TV Series)
Mr. Hernick
- Choose Me (1999) ... Mr. Hernick (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1998 Zacharia Farted
Brian Moore (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1998 American Dragons
Angelo (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1998 Wrongfully Accused
Sergeant Orono (as Ben Ratner)
 1998 An Unexpected Life (TV Movie)
Harry Weinstock (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995-1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Blanco / Electrician
- Fear Itself (1998) ... Blanco (as Benjamin Ratner)
- White Light Fever (1995) ... Electrician (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1998 Dirty
Tony / David's roommate (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1998 Firestorm
Wilkins (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1997 Indefensible: The Truth About Edward Brannigan (TV Movie)
Paul Suarez (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1997 Alibi (TV Movie)
Stuart Ridgeway (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1997 Contagious (TV Movie)
Rick Shaffer (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1997 The Sentinel (TV Series)
- Blind Man's Bluff (1997) ... Sneaks (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 An Unexpected Family (TV Movie)
Harry Weinstock (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Fall Into Darkness (TV Movie)
John Richmond (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Justice on Wheels: The Diana Kilmury Story (TV Movie)
Levy (as Ben Ratner)
 1996 Susie Q (TV Movie)
T.V. Director (as Ben Ratner)
 1996 Once a Thief (TV Series)
- Once a Thief (1996) ... Moran (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Once a Thief (TV Movie)
Moran (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Profile for Murder
Tony the Coroner (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 The Limbic Region (TV Movie)
Handwriting Expert (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Kyle's Attorney
- The Tenement (1996) ... Kyle's Attorney (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Bounty Hunters (Video)
Deimos (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Sliders (TV Series)
Tommy Greenfeld
- Greatfellas (1996) ... Tommy Greenfeld (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 White Tiger
Cordero (as Ben Ratner)
 1996 A Kidnapping in the Family (TV Movie)
Dan Calder (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1996 Highlander (TV Series)
Bryce Korland
- Something Wicked (1996) ... Bryce Korland (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 Madison (TV Series)
- On the Road (1995) ... Matt (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 Crash
Ellis (as Ben Ratner)
 1995 Strange Luck (TV Series)
Rob Gold
- Trial Period (1995) ... Rob Gold (as Ben Ratner)
 1995 The Commish (TV Series)
- Father Image: Part 2 (1995) ... Willard (as Benjamin Ratner)
- Father Image: Part 1 (1995) ... Willard (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 For a Few Lousy Dollars
Danny (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 Midnight Heat
Agent (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 Magic in the Water
FX Man (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1995 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV Series)
Assistant M.E.
- Switches (1995) ... Assistant M.E. (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1994 Cobra (TV Series)
Jorge Scardino
- Lorinda (1994) ... Jorge Scardino (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1993 From Pig to Oblivion (Short)
Stan (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1993 Tomcat: Dangerous Desires
Fred (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1993 Street Justice (TV Series)
- Desperate (1993) ... Sylvan (as Benjamin Ratner)
 1992 Leaving Normal
Next Nearest Guy (as Ben Ratner)
 1991 Mom P.I. (TV Series)
- Cash and Money (1991) ... (as Benjamin Ratner)
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Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)

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[on his film 'Down River', influenced by the life of Babz Chula] I wanted to write about what happens when you lose your guide before you've found your way. See more »


In 2021, Ben changed his name from Ben Ratner to Ben Immanuel (Immanuel is his middle name) to avoid being repeatedly mistaken for or associated with director/producer Brett Ratner, to whom he has no relation. See more »

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