Ben Shenkman



  • Birth Name: Benjamin Alexander Sheinkman
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/26/1968, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Ben Shenkman Fast Facts:
  • A member of the Manhattan Theatre Club.
  • Made big-screen debut in the 1994 film Quiz Show.
  • Received a Tony nomination for the play Proof, which also starred Mary-Louise Parker.
  • Scored an Emmy nomination for the cable TV miniseries Angels in America (which again costarred Mary-Louise Parker). Previously starred in a stage version of Angels in America when an acting student.
  • Had a recurring role in Law & Order.
  • Ben Shenkman Relationships:
  • Shepard A. Sheinkman - Father
  • Elizabeth Sheinkman - Sister
  • Lauren Greilsheimer - Wife
  • Katherine Sheinkman - Mother
  • Ben Shenkman Awards:
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2001 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Nominee
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • College:
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States (1990); New York University, New York, New York, United States (MFA, 1993)

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