Brian Benben Biography
One of the versatile actors of American television and movie world, Brian Edward Benden simply known as Brian Benden is well recognized for his outstanding performance as Martin Tupper in HBO’s comedy television series ‘Dream On’. He is also known for his brilliant performance as Dr. Sheldon Wallace in the medical drama series ‘Private Practice’. This talented actor was born on 18th June, 1956 in Winchester, Virginia, U.S. He completed his college education from the ‘Ulster County Community College’ located in Stone Ridge, New York. After completing the college education, he started searching for the role in the television series and movies. He gave many auditions for the various movie roles. In the year 1983, he made appearance in Broadway play titled ‘Slab Boys’. Prior appearing the Broadway, he appeared in NBC miniseries ‘The Gangster Chronicles’.
Brian made his movie debut in the year 1981 with playing the role of Michael Lasker in the movie titled ‘Gangster Wars’. However, he didn’t get as expected recognition and fame from the movie. In 1986, he was casted in the television series ‘Kay O’Brien’ where he portrayed the character of Dr. Mark Doyle. The series helped him to get much needed recognition in the entertainment world. After two years, he was selected to play the role of Martin Laux in the movie ‘Clean and Sober’. He was well appreciated for his brilliant performance in the movie. His much appreciated and noticeable role came in the comedy series ‘Dream On’. Brian gained huge appraisal for his phenomenal performance in the series. His brilliant performance as Dr. Mark Doyle made him an eminent television personality in the American television world. He received the CableACE Awards in the year 1993 for his incredible performance in the series. He showed his immense acting skills in the series until the end of the series in 1996. In the year 1989, he appeared as Nathan Weinschank in the movie ‘Mortal Sins’. After a year of release of the movie, he portrayed the role of Special Agent Arwood Larry Smith in the science fiction action movie titled ‘I Come in Peace’. He received wide attention and appreciation from the movie. His next movie appearance came in the movie ‘Radioland Murders’ where he played the role of Roger Henderson. He also became popular from appearing in the television series ‘Kingpin’ and ‘Masters of Horror’. In 2008, he proved himself as one of the versatile actors of the television when he appeared in the role of Dr. Sheldon Wallace in the television series ‘Private Practice’.
Putting some lights to his personal life, this talented and renowned actor is a married man. He got married to the beautiful actress, Madeleine Stowe in 1982. Brian met first time with this gorgeous lady while shooting for the television series ‘The Gangster Chronicles’. From being in a marital relation with his wife, he has one daughter named, May Theodora Benben. It has been more than 30 years of their marriage and still they are sharing the same love and affection toward each other. There is not any news of divorce published between the couple yet.
Benden is a handsome actor of American movie and television world. His charming and dashing personality has grabbed the attention of many beautiful ladies. He stands with the height of 5 feet 7 inches. With his exceptional performance and attractive personality, he has gathered huge fan following. He has gained both recognition and rewards from his acting career. He might have earned considerable amount of net worth from his career which has not been disclosed yet in the public. More about him can be obtained from the wiki and other internet sites.