Ben Lawson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2018
Facts of Ben Lawson
Date of Birth: 1980 , February-6
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Ben Lawson
Birth Name Ben Lawson
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Brisbane, Queensland
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth Under Review
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Neighbours
Girlfriend Maile Mildrexler
Education Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace, National Institute of Dramatic Art
Movies Chameleon II: Death Match, No String Attached
TV Show The Adventures of Skippy, Neighbours, Covert Affairs, Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, Designated Survivor
Siblings Josh Lawson, Jordan Lawson, David Lawson
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Australian actor, Ben Lawson is well recognized as Frazer Yeats in the Australian soap opera, Neighbours. He was associated in the series from 2006-2008. He is also popular for his role in the movie No Strings Attached. Some of his other works include The Deep End, Covert Affairs and Don’t Trust the B--- in Apartment 23Regarding his personal life, he is dating the LA-based artist, Maile Mildrexler.

Early Life And Education Of Ben Lawson

Ben Lawson was born on 6th February 1980 in Brisbane, Queensland. Lawson is Aquarius which defines his personality to be social and independent. He is Australian by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His parents raised him with his two younger brothers, Josh Lawson (an actor) & Jordan Lawson (bass player) and half-brother David Lawson in Brisbane.

CAPTION: Ben Lawson at his early age. SOURCE: Instagram

Lawson attended St. Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace and later graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).  

Ben Lawson’s Career

TV Series

Ben Lawson made his TV debut in 1993 from science fiction TV series, Time Trax as a child artist. The same year, Lawson worked as Christopher in the TV series, The Adventure of Skippy.

Lawson’s breakthrough role came in 2006 from the soap opera, Neighbours. He was associated in the TV series from 2006-2008 as Frazer Yeats. His character was introduced in the series as part of a group of four characters branded ‘’20 somethings.’’ He starred in the series with Stefan Dennis, Kylie Minogue, Margot Robbie and Alan Fletcher.

CAPTION: Ben Lawson with the cast of Neighbours. SOURCE: News.com.au

Lawson then worked in several TV series, The Deep End, Rake, Love Child, Jennifer Falls, Modern Family, Angel From Hell and Doubt among others. Particularly, he is famous for:

TV Series Role IMDB Rating Cast Members
The Deep End (2010) Liam Priory 7.1 Tina Majiornia, Billy Zane, Leah Pipes and Matt Long.
Covert Affairs (2011) Dr. Scott Weiss 7.3 Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett and Peter Gallagher.
Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012-2013) Benjamin Lovett 7.3 Krysten Ritter, James Van Der Beek, Dreama Walker and Eric Andre.
Designated Survivor (2017-2018) Damian Rennett 7.7 Kiefer Sutherland, Italia Ricci, Natascha McElhone and Maggie Q.

As of 2018, Lawson is working as Rick, a baseball coach in the upcoming season of the Netflix’s TV series, 13 Reasons Why sharing the screen with Katherine Langford, Dylan Minnette, Alisha Boe and Christian Navarro.

Movies

In 1995, Lawson made his movie debut as Bud in Silent Hunter. He then appeared as Tyler Kubica in science fiction action TV movie, Chameleon II: Death Match in 1999 starring Bobbie Phillips, Casey Siemaszko, Tasha Smith and Kara Zediker.

His 2011 movie, No String Attached helped him to grab a huge fan following. His acting was highly appreciated by numbers of fans and audiences. Some of his other movies include The Little Death and Now Add Honey.

In 2007, he won the Logie Awards in the category of the most popular new male talent.

Ben Lawson’s Net Worth

Ben Lawson has an estimated net worth is more than $1 million dollars, but, the amount is not made public and is still under review. 

Lawson’s 2011 movie, No String Attached collected $149.2 million at the box office which was made with the budget of $25 million. IMDb rated the movie 6.2 stars out of 10. The movie starred Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline and Lake Bell.

As per some online sources, TV star averagely earns a salary between $150k to $1 million.

CAPTION: Ben Lawson with his dog. SOURCE: Instagram

He has a Shih Tzu poodle mix dog costing around $900-$2500 and a pit bull terrier worth $500-$700.

Ben Lawson’s Personal Life

Ben Lawson, the talented actor, is dating an LA-based artist, Maile Mildrexler. The couple posts several pictures together on their social media. The couple also appeared in the Elton John Aids Foundation. 

CAPTION: Ben Lawson with his girlfriend, Maile Mildrexler. SOURCE: Instagram

Previously, Lawson was in a relationship with Harriet Dyer (Australian actress). They were believed to be dating for months, however, never confirmed publically. The couple posted several pictures together on the social media but removed after some time.

Here is a scene from the TV series Designated Survivors.

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