|Born||in Providence, Rhode Island, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Bencino Carmine was born in Providence, Rhode Island. The eldest son of 6 to an Italian Gypsy, he traveled quite frequently as a youth moving each year of his upbringing. From an early age he took on a passion for poetry, athletics and all things literature. His professional acting career began in 2003 when he was cast in the title role in Irvine Welsh's "Ecstasy", the follow up work to Welsh's earlier "Trainspotting." The play was directed by the acclaimed European filmmaker and actor Pedro Varela, a close friend of Welsh who directed the original "Trainspotting" play in Europe. He was next cast in the Blockbuster remake of War of Worlds directed by Steven Speilberg in a small one line part that led him into succession of parts to follow. An actor of great range he was selected to play a bi-sexual prostitute who sold crystal meth opposite Isabella Rosellini as a Series Regular in the pilot Filthy Gorgeous. Roles in independent films followed which led to a breakthrough performance as the troubled delinquent Santiago, on NBC's Friday Night Lights. Carmine was quickly cast in a handful of Prime Time shows and offered a hold deal with ABC after his work in the Hamlet adaptation entitled "Prince of Motor City." In 2018 he teamed up with film executives Cody Hackman and Marino Kulas of North Hollywood Films and Slate Entertainment/BINGE to finance the motion picture "Liberty Crossing" as well as the highly anticipated horror franchise "Tailgaters" both of which are currently in pre-production. In May of 2018, Carmine optioned the feature length screenplay of the award winning short film "God don't love ugly" directed by Rex Depalma which was released on Amazon Prime to 5star reviews .
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Evan Stewart Krane