Ben Shenkman Biography

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male

Broadway credits include Sight Unseen, Proof (Tony Award nomination), and The Deep Blue Sea. He is known to TV audiences as Louis Ironson in the miniseries “Angels in America” (Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations), and as Dr. Jeremiah Sacani on USA Network’s “Royal Pains.” He has also had regular roles on “The Paul Reiser Show” and “Canterbury's Law,” and recurring roles on “Lights Out,” “Damages,” “Burn Notice,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and the upcoming HBO miniseries “Crime.” Film appearances include Blue Valentine, Solitary Man, Then She Found Me, Just Like Heaven, Must Love Dogs, Roger Dodger, Personal Velocity, Jesus' Son, Requiem for a Dream, and Pi.

Ben Shenkman Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Ben Shenkman, Proof