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Ben Savage Biography

Birth Name:
Bennett Joseph Savage
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began acting in commercials at age 5
  • Said he was inspired by his big brother, Fred Savage, to get into acting
  • Made his film debut at age 9 in Little Monsters (1989), which also starred Fred
  • Best known for playing Cory Matthews, the main character in ABC's hit series Boy Meets World, from 1993 to 2000
  • Interned for Sen
  • Arlen Specter (R-PA) in 2003
  • Is an avid Bruce Springsteen fan, and took a break from acting to follow Springsteen's tour around the country with his father
  • In November 2012, announced via Twitter that he and fellow Boy Meets World veteran Danielle Fishel were planning to be a part of a spin-off series
  • Volunteers for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation