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Ben Browder has been acting, directing, producing, and writing movies and television for over 20 years. He is a multiple award-winner and should be more recognized for both his character work as well as his leading-man work. 

This 100 percent fan-created and managed website provides information about his current and past activities including recaps of television appearances, fandom appearances, and news of upcoming work.

Publication: Ben Browder Network
URL: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0112871/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm#overview

 

Ben's acting career started in Charlotte, North Carolina where he was raised. In the late 60s he made TV commercials. In the late 70's he appeared in the children's movie Duncan's World playing Gates, one of Duncan's best friends.

While at drama school, he says he was highly influenced by Dame Judith Dench who was a visiting teacher at the school and directed him in several Shakespeare productions. In 1987, he and his future wife, Francesca Buller, were cast in Dustin Hoffman's West End London production of Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice (which went on to play on Broadway in New York). He worked as a guest on various TV series, TV pilots and movies before he got his first noted TV series role as Sam Brody in Party of Five's 3rd season, beginning with episode 9, titled, Gimme Shelter.

In 1999, Ben was cast after numerous auditions to play the lead on a science fiction TV series, Farscape which was filmed in Australia by a collaboration of The Jim Henson Company, Channel 9, Hallmark Company and The SciFi Channel. The dramatic and eccentric series where Ben played American astronaut John Crichton unique among a crew of renegade aliens, ran for four seasons on what was then known as the SciFi cable channel (until 2002, when it was cancelled). After finding financing, Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars was filmed to complete the Farscape series. During has time as lead actor on Farscape, Ben wrote two scripts for the show: Season 3's "Green-Eyed Monster" and Season 4's "John Quixote."

Ben also starred as Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell in the 9th and 10th seasons of SciFi Channel's, Stargate SG-1, after series star and producer Richard Dean Anderson left the show. During his time as lead actor on the show, Ben was given credit for developing the story for Season 10's "Bad Guys."

In 2008, Stargate SG-1 filmed two made-for-TV movies staring the actors from the television show including Ben playing Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell. Ark of Truth dealt with the fall of Adria and Ben played a double-role of his grandfather and Cameron Mitchell in the followup movie, Continuum. From 2012, Ben appeared in guest-starring roles twice on the TV show Arrow, playing Ted Gaynor, on Chuck playing a Thug, and on CSI New Orleans playing a sociopath named Randy Pruitt. He made a huge splash as Sheriff Isaac on the seventh season episode of Doctor Who called, "A Town Called Mercy."

Ben has been nominated for the genre industry's Saturn award five times. He took home the award in 2002 for Best Actor in a Television Series (Farscape) and again in 2005 for Best Actor on Television (Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars).

In 2014, Ben made his directorial debut with "Bad Kids of Crestview Academy," for which he also repeated his role as Max Rainwater, a rather dim janitor. He also acted in two movies, "Dead Still" and "RoboRex." Ben recently played an extreme character named George Tildon in an independent art house western called "Outlaws and Angels" directed and written by JT Mollner which debuted in theaters in January 2016. As of the Fall 2016, he is completing work on a horror film called Hoax that takes place in the wilds of Colorado and is prepping for other projects.

Ben makes a few convention appearances each year. In 2012, that included the US and Australia. In 2013, he was in the US - Chicago Stargate Convention, Germany, New Zealand and Australia.

Ben is married to actress Francesa Buller. They met in acting school in London. Ben and Francesca have two children.


- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mark Kielar and Rita Lewis

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We are a fan site completely unaffiliated with Ben Browder or his management. We created the website to augment our fan page on Facebook, Ben Browder News, as a place where you can read the reviews, opinions, and news published for the past few years as well as gain access to the other wonderful websites concerning the career of Ben Browder. The editors of Ben Browder News wish to thank our fellow fans for their talent and creativity and we hope we are adding to the accumulated information supporting Ben's amazing acting, writing, directing and producing career.

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