Benny Safdie


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Benny Safdie was born in 1986 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Good Time (2017), Uncut Gems (2019) and Daddy Longlegs (2009). See full bio »

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Known For

Good Time Nick Nikas
(2017)
Uncut Gems Director
(2019)
Daddy Longlegs Director
(2009)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2023 Oppenheimer (post-production)
Edward Teller
 2022 Obi-Wan Kenobi (TV Mini Series)
Nari
- Part I (2022) ... Nari
 2022 Stars at Noon
CIA Man
 2021 Licorice Pizza
Joel Wachs
 2020 Pieces of a Woman
Chris
 2020 Goldman v Silverman (Short)
Al Silverman
 2017 Oneohtrix Point Never: The Pure and the Damned (Music Video)
Nick Nikas
 2017 Good Time
Nick Nikas
 2017 Person to Person
Eugene
 2016 Togetherness (TV Series)
Craddock Brother #2
- Advanced Pretend (2016) ... Craddock Brother #2
 2012 Solid Gold (Short)
Goldman
 2010 John's Gone (Short)
John (as Ben Safdie)
 2009 La corsa (Short)
Federico (as Ben Safdie)
 2008 The Acquaintances of a Lonely John (Short)
John (as Ben Safdie)
 2008 Yeast
Riverguy 2
 2008 The Story of Charles Riverbank (Short)
Charles Riverbank (as Ben Safdie)
 2006 I Think I'm Missing Parts (Short)
 2006 The Ralph Handel Story (Short)
Ralph Handel
 2006 If You See Something, Say Something (Short)
Business Man 2 (as Ben Safdie)
 2004 Alberto Lives in a Bathroom (Short)
Benny the Salesman
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Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (14 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Ben Safdie

Relatives:

Josh Safdie (sibling)
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In his acceptance speech after winning Best Actor for Uncut Gems (2019) at the Independent Spirit Awards, Adam Sandler jokingly described how he thought Benny and his co-writer/co-director brother Josh Safdie looked like "homeless rabbis" when he first met them. See more »

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