Brian Benben Biography
|Date of Birth:||1956 , June-18|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Brian Edward Benben|
|Father||Peter Michael Benben Sr.|
|Birth Place/City||Winchester, Virginia|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Married to||Madeleine Stowe|
Brian Benben is an American actor best known for playing the role of Martin Tupper in the HBO comedy series Dream On and Sheldon Wallace on ABC medical drama series, Private Practice.
He has been married to actress Madeleine Stowe who is widely known for portraying Maria McGuire in the 1987 crime-comedy film, Stakeout.
Born in Virginia, Studied in New York
Brian Benben was born as Brian Edward Benben on June 18, 1956, in Winchester, Virginia, United States, to parents Peter Michael Benben Sr. and Gloria Patricia (née Coffman).
Benben, whose father was a produce buyer, doesn't have a brother or sister. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
He later moved to Marlboro, New York, where he attended high school. He later joined the Ulster County Community College in Stone Ridge, New York, from where he completed his graduation.
While in the community college, he worked for various companies while auditioning and acting. As for his height, Benben is 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Journey From Broadway to Film and Television Career
In 1983, Brian Benben appeared in the play of John Byrne Broadway production, Slab Boys, along with Kevin Bacon, Jackie Earle Haley, Sean Penn and Val Kilmer. The play ran on Broadway for 48 performances.
He worked in his first national exposure was in the NBC hit miniseries The Gangster Chronicles, in 1981. He rose to fame after playing the lead role in the HBO hit television series, Dream On. The show ran from 1990 to 1996.
Later in 1994, Benben played the role of Mary Stuart Masterson's estranged husband in the 1994 comedy thriller film Radioland Murders. He has also portrayed an FBI agent in the 1990 crime thriller film, Dark Angel.
Brian appeared in an eponymous primetime CBS program, The Brian Benben Show, in September 1998. His other television credits include Private Practice and Scandal.
Net Worth is Estimated to be $8 Million
Being a successful Broadway and Hollywood actor, Brian Benben earns a huge amount of money from his acting career. Benben The 63-year-old actor has an estimated net worth of $8 million, according to the Celebrity Net Worth website.
As for his salary, online records show that Benben earns more than $100 thousand per year. He owns a beautiful house in South Texas.
Happily Married to Wife Madeleine Stowe
As we mentioned earlier, Brian Benben is a married man. The Dream On star has been married to a popular Hollywood actress, Madeleine Stowe. Madeleine rose to fame after playing the role of Maria McGuire in the crime-comedy film, Stakeout, in 1987.
Benben and Madeleine first met on the set of the popular NBC miniseries, The Gangster Chronicles, in 1981 and started dating. After being in a relationship for just a year, the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony.
The husband-wife duo shares an adorable daughter, May Theodora Benben (born in 1996) together. The perfect family of three is living happily together in South Texas.