Ben has been acting since he was a child. He did musical theater for 15 years before transitioning into film and television however he was an extra on The Mickey Mouse Club when he was 10 years old. While attending college as a business major at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, he came across a flyer for a seminar about how to break into film and television. Ben went to the seminar and became friends with the casting director and a week later was offered a nice feature on the episode "Killzone" for the first season of CSI Miami. Read more... Ben has been pursuing film and television and recently moved to Hollywood California. Ben was also born in Hollywood Florida. Ben is an inventor with over 80 inventions and 5 patents. He received a scholarship to college from the Inventing Society of South Florida. As well as acting and inventing, Ben is also a singer, dancer, writer, stand-up comedian, runner and has played competitive soccer for over 15 years. He is also trained in poker dealing and has won various tournaments over the years. Although having done film and television projects for many years Ben's biggest claim to fame came in 2006 when he was featured on American Idol with his Cosmic Coasters invention. That led to Ben being featured in People Magazine and Rolling Stone and then competing on American Inventor and making it to the finals in Florida, one round from the final 6 in the country. Ben also made headlines when getting into a heated debate with George Foreman and Peter Jones who were judges on the show. As for recent projects in September 2011 you will see Ben guest starring as Skip Lindsay in "We the People with Gloria Allred", a cameo on the fall CBS show "Excused" and co-starring as Tamala in the hilarious Hip Hopera "Ballad of Buck Trucker."