Bio

After graduating from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Ben worked in production on such shows as Comedy Central's Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, NBC's Saturday Night Live and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and CBS' Late Show with David Letterman where, as Stupid Pet Trick Coordinator, Ben contributed a segment to the show’s 1998 Emmy win (Dalmatian riding a tricycle via satellite from the Nagano Winter Olympics).

In 2015, Ben created the web series Bad Shorts, which was nominated for a Writers Guild Award and featured as part of iO West's Annual Los Angeles Scripted Comedy Festival.

A long time sketch comedy performer and improvisor, Ben has studied with Upright Citizens Brigade founding members Amy Poehler and Matt Besser, and Patty Guggenheim, Roy Jenkins, and Lisa Schurga of The Groundlings. Ben has also written comedy for the likes of Martin Short, Robin Williams, Laraine Newman, Andrea Martin, Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron, Paul F. Tompkins and many more.

Lately, Ben likes to spend his time performing with his improv group Theodore and trying to determine whether or not it’s legal to park here.