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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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Gotham
Gotham James Gordon
(2014-2018)
The O.C.
The O.C. Ryan Atwood
(2003-2007)
88 Minutes
88 Minutes Mike Stempt
(2007)
Southland
Southland Officer Ben Sherman
(2009-2013)

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  Live (post-production)
Dean Keller
 2014-2018 Gotham (TV Series)
James Gordon
 2017 The Accidental Wolf (TV Series)
Charlie
 2016 Gotham Stories (TV Series)
James Gordon
 2014/II Some Kind of Beautiful
Brian
 2014 Judy Greer Is the Best Friend (Short)
Matt
 2013 The Advocates (TV Movie)
Henry Bird
 2013 Goodbye World
Nick Randworth
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
Bryan
 2009-2013 Southland (TV Series)
Officer Ben Sherman
 2012 Adventures in the Sin Bin
Michael
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video)
Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
 2011 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Odnarb
 2009 The Eight Percent (Short)
John Keller
 2008 Johnny Got His Gun
Joe Bonham
 2003-2007 The O.C. (TV Series)
Ryan Atwood
 2007 88 Minutes
Mike Stempt (as Benjamin McKenzie)
 2005 Junebug
Johnny
 2004 MADtv (TV Series)
Ryan Atwood
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
Petty Officer Spencer
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Tim Ruskin
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Alternate Names:

Benjamin McKenzie | Benjamin Schenkkan

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I don't like the whole trend of people in the business treating marriage like entertainment. It's either for publicity value or because they're bored. Because they haven't done a movie in a few months, they get married instead." - On Young Hollywood weddings. See more »

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Education: Austin High, graduated 1997; University of Virginia, bachelor's degree 2001 See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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