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Ben Shenkman (II)


Ben Shenkman was born on September 26, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Pi (1998), Blue Valentine (2010) and Angels in America (2003). He has been married to Lauren Greilsheimer since September 17, 2005. See full bio »

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Known For

Pi
Pi Lenny Meyer
(1998)
Blue Valentine
Blue Valentine Dr. Feinberg
(2010)
Angels in America
Angels in America Louis Ironson
(2003)
Must Love Dogs
Must Love Dogs Charlie
(2005)

Filmography

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 2016-2018 Billions (TV Series)
Ira
- Kompenso (2018) ... Ira
- A Generation Too Late (2018) ... Ira
- Tie Goes to the Runner (2018) ... Ira
- Ball in Hand (2017) ... Ira
- Golden Frog Time (2017) ... Ira
 2018 For The People (TV Series)
Roger Gunn
- This Is What I Wanted to Say (2018) ... Roger Gunn
- Extraordinary Circumstances (2018) ... Roger Gunn
- Flippity-Flop (2018) ... Roger Gunn
- Have You Met Leonard Knox? (2018) ... Roger Gunn
- Everybody's a Superhero (2018) ... Roger Gunn
 2017 Civil (TV Movie)
Mayor Frank Fletcher
 2017 The Tap (TV Series)
Bert Butler
- Pilot (2017) ... Bert Butler
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
Sgt. Klein
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... Sgt. Klein
- Subtle Beast (2016) ... Sgt. Klein
- The Beach (2016) ... Sgt. Klein
- Unaired 2013 Pilot ... Sgt. Klein
 2012-2016 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Jeremiah Sacani
- Uninterrupted (2016) ... Jeremiah Sacani
- The Good News Is... (2016) ... Jeremiah Sacani
- Home Sick (2016) ... Jeremiah Sacani
- Saab Story (2016) ... Jeremiah Sacani
- Doubt of Africa (2016) ... Jeremiah Sacani
 2013 Breathe In
Sheldon
 2013 Concussion
Graham Bennet
 2012 Made in Jersey (TV Series)
Andrew Treaster
- Pilot (2012) ... Andrew Treaster
 2011 The Paul Reiser Show (TV Series)
Jonathan
- The Fedora (2011) ... Jonathan
- The Shave (2011) ... Jonathan
- The Playdate (2011) ... Jonathan
- The Father's Occupation (2011) ... Jonathan
- The Batting Cage ... Jonathan
 2011 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Dr. Bill Kendall
- Prom (2011) ... Dr. Bill Kendall
- The Wedding (2011) ... Dr. Bill Kendall
- Dream Big (2011) ... Dr. Bill Kendall
- False Alarm (2011) ... Dr. Bill Kendall
- Hit and Run (2011) ... Dr. Bill Kendall
 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
Martin
 2010 Love Shack (Video)
Skip Blitzer
 2010 Damages (TV Series)
Curtis Gates
- The Next One's Gonna Go in Your Throat (2010) ... Curtis Gates
- You Were His Little Monkey (2010) ... Curtis Gates
- All That Crap About Your Family (2010) ... Curtis Gates
- Tell Me I'm Not Racist (2010) ... Curtis Gates
- Drive It Through Hardcore (2010) ... Curtis Gates
 2010 Blue Valentine
Dr. Feinberg
 2009 Body Politic (TV Movie)
Jim Sperlock
 1993-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Nick Margolis / Mark Ferris
- Human Flesh Search Engine (2009) ... Nick Margolis
- Flaw (2005) ... Nick Margolis
- Payback (2004) ... Nick Margolis
- Undercovered (2002) ... Nick Margolis
- Refuge: Part 2 (1999) ... Nick Margolis
 2009 Solitary Man
Peter Hartofilias
 2009 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Tom Strickler
- Long Way Back (2009) ... Tom Strickler
- Friends Like These (2009) ... Tom Strickler
- Shot in the Dark (2009) ... Tom Strickler
- The Hunter (2009) ... Tom Strickler
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Rob Harmon
- An Honest Mistake (2009) ... Rob Harmon
- Before and After (2009) ... Rob Harmon
- Beat Your Heart Out (2009) ... Rob Harmon
 2009 Private Practice (TV Series)
Rob Harmon
- Ex-Life (2009) ... Rob Harmon
 2008 N. (Short)
Dr. John Bonsaint
 2008 Canterbury's Law (TV Series)
Russell Krauss
- Sick as Your Secrets (2008) ... Russell Krauss
- Trade-Off (2008) ... Russell Krauss
- Sweet Sixteen (2008) ... Russell Krauss
- What Goes Around (2008) ... Russell Krauss
- Baggage (2008) ... Russell Krauss
 2007 Breakfast with Scot
Sam
 2007 Then She Found Me
Freddy
 2007 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Clovie
- My Turn (2007) ... Clovie
 2006 Love Monkey (TV Series)
Scott Tucker
- Confidence (2006) ... Scott Tucker
- Coming Out (2006) ... Scott Tucker
- Mything Persons (2006) ... Scott Tucker
- The Window (2006) ... Scott Tucker
- The One That Got Away (2006) ... Scott Tucker
 2006 Twenty Questions (TV Movie)
Brian
 2006 Americanese
Steve
 2005 Just Like Heaven
Brett
 2005 Stella (TV Series)
Carl
- Meeting Girls (2005) ... Carl
 2005 Must Love Dogs
Charlie
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Irv Kressel
- Pattern of Conduct (2005) ... Irv Kressel
- The Abominable Showman (2005) ... Irv Kressel
 2004 Waking Dreams (Short)
Charles
 2003 Angels in America (TV Mini-Series)
Louis Ironson
- Perestroika: Heaven, I'm in Heaven (2003) ... Louis Ironson
- Perestroika: Beyond Nelly (2003) ... Louis Ironson
- Perestroika: Stop Moving! (2003) ... Louis Ironson
- Perestroika (2003) ... Louis Ironson
- Millennium Approaches: Bad News (2003) ... Louis Ironson
 2001-2003 Ed (TV Series)
Frank Carr / Andy Bednarik
- Frankie (2003) ... Andy Bednarik
- Goodbye Sadie (2001) ... Frank Carr
- A Job Well Done (2001) ... Frank Carr
 2002 Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (Video)
Hans
 2002 People I Know
Radio Announcer (voice)
 2002 Roger Dodger
Donovan
 2002 Personal Velocity
Max
 2000 Table One
Scott
 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
David
 1999 30 Days
Jordan Trainer
 1999 Jesus' Son
Tom
 1999 Thick as Thieves
Veterinarian
 1998 The Siege
Kaplan, INS
 1998 Pi
Lenny Meyer
 1997 Camp Stories
Yehudah
 1996 Eraser
Reporter
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Gabe Green
- Sympathy for the Devil (1996) ... Gabe Green
 1994 Quiz Show
Childress
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Played Philip Welch in "The Deep Blue Sea" play by Terence Rattigan (Roundabout Theater, New York City, New York, USA) See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

Ben graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy in 1990. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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