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Ben McKenzie Biography

Birth Name:
Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan
Birth Place:
Austin, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Played football in middle school with 2010 Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees
  • Moved to New York City three weeks before Sept
  • 11
  • Uncle Robert Schenkkan won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for his play The Kentucky Cycle
  • Was a speaker at the 2004 Democratic National Convention
  • Second cousin is Sarah Drew, who played Hannah Rogers on Everwood
  • Started writing a blog for his cop drama Southland on tvguide
  • com in March 2010