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Ben Shenkman is a Actor American born on 26 september 1968 at New York City (USA)

Ben Shenkman

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Birth name Benjamin Shenkman
Nationality USA
Birth 26 september 1968 (50 years) at New York City (USA)

Benjamin "Ben" Shenkman (born September 26, 1968) is an American television, film and stage actor, who is best known for his role as one of HankMed's concierge doctors, Dr. Jeremiah Sacani, in USA Network's TV series, Royal Pains.

Biography

Shenkman was born in New York City, the son of Katherine, who was an associate at a law firm, and Shepard A. Sheinkman, who worked for a consulting company. He graduated from Brown University, and obtained a Masters of Fine Arts in 1993 from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts. Shenkman's sister, Elizabeth, is married to British publisher Jamie Byng.

Best films

Blue Valentine (2010)
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Filmography of Ben Shenkman (23 films)

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Concussion
Concussion (2013)
, 1h36
Directed by Stacie Passon
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about prostitution, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Robin Weigert, Maggie Siff, Ben Shenkman, Janel Moloney, Emily Kinney, Laila Robins
Roles Graeme
Rating57% 2.8500952.8500952.8500952.8500952.850095
Abby Ableman is a lesbian who becomes disillusioned with her domestic life and career after suffering a mild concussion when her son, Jake, accidentally hits her in the head with a thrown baseball. She then begins working as a prostitute for other women.
Breathe In
Breathe In (2013)
, 1h38
Directed by Drake Doremus
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones, Amy Ryan, Mackenzie Davis, Kyle MacLachlan, Alexandra Wentworth
Roles Sheldon
Rating63% 3.197363.197363.197363.197363.19736
The film is about a high school music teacher who has an affair with a foreign exchange student from England who is his daughter's age, due to his disillusion with his life and their shared love of music.
Blue Valentine, 1h52
Directed by Derek Cianfrance
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel, John Doman, Ben Shenkman, Maryann Plunkett
Roles Dr. Feinberg
Rating73% 3.697533.697533.697533.697533.69753
The film starts in the present and in flashbacks looks at how Cindy and Dean met each other. Dean is a young high school dropout, working for a New York City moving company. Cindy is a pre-med student living with her constantly fighting parents and also caring for her grandmother in Pennsylvania. Cindy and Dean meet at Cindy's grandmother's nursing home while Dean is delivering a new resident's furniture. They begin to date. Cindy discovers she is pregnant, and tells Dean that the baby is most likely not his, as her previous boyfriend Bobby ejaculated during intercourse without the use of protection. Dean asks Cindy whether or not she wants to keep the baby. At an abortion clinic, Cindy decides at the last moment to cancel the procedure, and on the bus ride home, Dean tells her he doesn't mind if the child is not his, and that he wants to begin a family with her.
Solitary Man, 1h30
Directed by Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Michael Douglas, Jenna Fischer, Jesse Eisenberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Imogen Poots, Susan Sarandon
Roles Pete Hartofilis
Rating62% 3.1479553.1479553.1479553.1479553.147955
The film opens with 54-year-old Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas), an attractive and very successful car dealer in the New York area, at his annual medical check-up; his doctor tells him he needs a CAT scan to get a better look at his heart, due to an "irregularity" in his EKG.
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, 1h20
Directed by John Krasinski
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Julianne Nicholson, Will Arnett, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, Josh Charles, Dominic Cooper
Roles Subject #14
Rating56% 2.800332.800332.800332.800332.80033
Sara Quinn (Julianne Nicholson) is interviewing men as part of her graduate studies. Her intellectual endeavor has emotional consequences as the men’s twisted and revealing stories are juxtaposed against the backdrop of her own experience. As she begins to listen closely to the men around her, Sara must ultimately reconcile herself to the darkness that lies below the surface of human interactions.
Breakfast with Scot, 1h35
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, Ice hockey films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Tom Cavanagh, Ben Shenkman, Shauna MacDonald, Graham Greene, Dylan Everett, Colin Cunningham
Roles Sam
Rating67% 3.39673.39673.39673.39673.3967
Eric McNally (Tom Cavanagh) is a gay retired hockey player turned television sportscaster who lives with his partner Sam (Ben Shenkman), a sports lawyer. When Sam unexpectedly becomes the legal guardian of his brother's stepson, Scot (Noah Bernett), their lives are turned upside down as the demands of being a parent — as well as the boy's preference for clothing and hobbies which suggest that he may also be gay — begin to intrude ever more strongly on Eric's desire to remain closeted at work. Eric's unwillingness to accept the situation eventually fades as Scot teaches Eric about loving your true self.
Then She Found Me, 1h40
Directed by Helen Hunt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Lynn Cohen, Ben Shenkman
Roles Dr. Freddy Epner
Rating59% 2.9982852.9982852.9982852.9982852.998285
Deeply religious April Epner, a 39-year-old Brooklyn elementary school teacher, finds her life derailed by a series of events over which she has no control. Her husband Ben abruptly leaves her, her abrasive adoptive mother Trudy passes away the following day, and shortly after she is contacted by Alan, a representative of Bernice Graves, the flamboyant host of a local talk show, who introduces herself as her biological mother.
Americanese, 1h50
Directed by Eric Byler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Chris Tashima, Kelly Hu, Ben Shenkman, Autumn Reeser, Joan Chen, Sab Shimono
Roles Steve
Rating49% 2.494312.494312.494312.494312.49431
Raymond Ding, a middle-aged Chinese American college professor, and Aurora Crane, his younger Hapa (half-Asian) girlfriend, have just split, but continue to drift in and out of each other's lives. Unable to fully let go, Raymond visits the apartment they once shared, during the day while Aurora is away. Aurora is haunted by flashbacks of moments from their relationship. Encouraged by their best friends to move on, Raymond and Aurora each begin new relationships. Aurora dates Steve, a Caucasian man closer to her age (and also her best friend's ex). Raymond dates Betty, a Vietnamese American colleague, who he soon discovers is haunted by her own past. Race and identity issues begin to surface as Raymond and Aurora try to start new lives, but remain drawn to their past.
Just like Heaven, 1h35
Directed by Mark Waters
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Ghost films
Actors Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, Jon Heder, Dina Spybey, Ivana Miličević
Roles Dr. Brett Rushton
Rating67% 3.3505853.3505853.3505853.3505853.350585
Elizabeth Masterson (Witherspoon), a young emergency medicine physician whose work is her whole life, is in a serious car accident while on her way to a blind date. Three months later, David Abbott (Ruffalo), a landscape architect recovering from the sudden death of his wife, moves into the apartment that had been Elizabeth's, after 'discovering' it in what seems to be a 'fateful' happenstance.
Must Love Dogs, 1h45
Directed by Gary David Goldberg
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins, Christopher Plummer, Stockard Channing, Brad William Henke
Roles Charlie
Rating59% 2.950112.950112.950112.950112.95011
Sarah Nolan, an attractive 40-year-old divorced preschool teacher, is urged by her family to date more. Although they show her photos of men they want to set her up with, Sarah does not seem interested in pursuing any relationships. Jake Anderson, another recent divorcee, finds himself in a similar position; his lawyer, Charlie, wants to set him up with a woman named Sherry. However, Jake would rather focus on creating his handcrafted boats.
Angels in America (TV miniseries), 5h52
Directed by Mike Nichols
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Actors Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Patrick Wilson, Mary-Louise Parker, Emma Thompson, Justin Kirk
Roles Louis Ironside
Rating82% 4.1477054.1477054.1477054.1477054.147705
It is 1985: Ronald Reagan is in the White House, and AIDS is causing wide-scale death in America. In Manhattan, Prior Walter tells Louis, his lover of four years, that he has AIDS; Louis, unable to handle it, leaves him. As disease and loneliness ravage Prior, guilt invades Louis. Joe Pitt, a Mormon and Republican attorney, is pushed by right-wing fixer Roy Cohn toward a job at the United States Department of Justice. Both Pitt and Cohn are in the closet: Pitt out of shame and religious turmoil, Cohn to preserve his power and image. Pitt's wife Harper is strung out on Valium, causing her to hallucinate constantly (sometimes jointly with Prior during his fever dreams), and she longs to escape from her sexless marriage. An angel with ulterior motives commands Prior to become a prophet. Pitt's mother and Belize, a close friend and drag queen, help Prior choose. Joe leaves his wife and goes to live with Louis, but the relationship doesn't work out due to ideological differences. Roy is diagnosed with AIDS early on, and as his life comes to a close he is haunted by the ghost of Ethel Rosenberg.
Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, 1h26
Directed by Rebecca Miller, Lady Day-Lewis
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, Fairuza Balk, Wallace Shawn, Lou Taylor Pucci, Patti D'Arbanville
Roles Max
Rating65% 3.297113.297113.297113.297113.29711
Personal Velocity is a tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York state who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten with ambition. To spite the hated unfaithful ways of her father, she has settled into a complacent relationship and is struggling (not too hard) with issues of fidelity to her kind but unexciting husband. Finally Paula, who ran away from home and got pregnant, is now in a relationship she doesn't want. She's a troubled young woman who takes off on a journey with a hitchhiker after a strange, fateful encounter on a New York street.
People I Know, 1h40
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about television
Actors Al Pacino, Kim Basinger, Ryan O'Neal, Téa Leoni, Richard Schiff, Bill Nunn
Roles Annonceur Radio (voix)
Rating55% 2.7506452.7506452.7506452.7506452.750645
Eli Wurman (Al Pacino) is a Jewish publicist on the out, but all he knows is how to hustle and cajole, threaten and persuade. The hazy mania of his everyday life is fuelled by a steady stream of prescription drugs and alcohol.
Roger Dodger, 1h46
Directed by Dylan Kidd
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Jesse Eisenberg, Isabella Rossellini, Elizabeth Berkley, Jennifer Beals, Campbell Scott, Ato Essandoh
Roles Donovan
Rating69% 3.4974753.4974753.4974753.4974753.497475
After cynical New York advertising copywriter Roger Swanson (Campbell Scott) is dumped by his on-again/off-again girlfriend, Joyce (Isabella Rossellini) — who is also his boss — his painful workday is further complicated by the unexpected arrival of his 16-year-old nephew, Nick (Jesse Eisenberg). After asking to spend the night at Roger's, Nick reveals that he has come to ask for help—in hopes of ditching his virginal status, Nick begs Roger for a lesson in the art of seduction. Embittered Roger then takes on the role of a nocturnal drill sergeant in an imaginary war between the sexes, starting Nick's training at an upscale singles bar. There they meet two beautiful women (Jennifer Beals and Elizabeth Berkley) who turn out to be less malleable than Roger expects.