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Ben Shenkman Biography

Birth Name:
Benjamin Alexander Sheinkman
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

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


  • 2004Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated


  • Shepard A. Sheinkman -- Father
  • Katherine Sheinkman -- Mother
  • Elizabeth Sheinkman -- Sister
  • Lauren Greilsheimer -- Wife