Benjamin Walker Biography

Gender: Male

Can next be seen starring with Chris Hemsworth in Ron Howard’s epic adaptation of In The Heart of The Sea for Warner Bros. He then stars as the male lead in LionsGate’s romantic drama The Choice, an adaptation of the successful novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks, which will be released in February 2016. Walker has also wrapped production as the star of the romantic period film The Moon and The Sun, based on the popular young adult novel of the same name. Currently, Walker is in production as the lead character in the independent drama film entitled “Shimmer Lake.” Some of his other previous film credits include appearing in the Clint Eastwood directed Flags Of Our Fathers, the Bill Condon directed Kinsey, the title role in Timur Bekmambetov’s Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, produced by Tim Burton, and the Emmy- nominated HBO film Muhammed Ali’s Greatest Fight directed by Stephen Frears. Benjamin is perhaps best known from his critically acclaimed performance on Broadway as the title character in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Benjamin’s extensive theater credits include: the Broadway revival of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof alongside Scarlett Johannson and directed by Rob Ashford, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway directed by Rufus Norris and co-starring Laura Linney, and Inherit The Wind on Broadway opposite Brian Dennehy and Christopher Plummer, directed by Doug Hughes. He also co-starred in Arrangements Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theatre Company, directed by Christian Parker. Raised in Cartersville, Georgia, Benjamin is a graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School in New York and the Interlochen Arts Academy. He currently resides in New York where he produces and hosts a monthly comedy variety show called Find the Funny at Joe’s Pub.

Benjamin Walker Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Benjamin Walker, American Psycho
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Benjamin Walker, American Psycho
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Benjamin Walker, American Psycho


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