Benjamin Walker Actor, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Movies, and Net Worth

Benjamin Walker Bio | Wiki

Benjamin Walker  ( Full name: Benjamin Walker Scodelario-Davis) is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is best known for his leading role in the 2012 film titled Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and his appearances in the films titled Kinsey and Flags of Our Fathers.

Benjamin’s critically acclaimed role in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson as Andrew Jackson also gave him such fame. In 2016,  Benjamin starred in the Broadway musical adaptation of the novel American Psycho as Patrick Bateman. Also, he starred as Erik Gelden in the third and final season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones from Netflix in 2019.

Benjamin Walker Age

He was born on June 21, 1982, in Cartersville, Georgia, United States of America. Benjamin is 39 years old.

Benjamin Walker Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Benjamin stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in ( Approx 1.88m).

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Benjamin Walker Family

He was born to his parents Jeannine (née Walker) and Greg Davis on June 21, 1982, in Cartersville, Georgia, United States of America. Jeannine is a music teacher who owned a movie rental store with his husband Greg. She as well serves in financial services. Benjamin is the second and last born of his parent’s sons.

Benjamin Walker Wife | Kaya Scodelario

He became romantically engaged to actress Mamie Gummer in 2009. The couple walked down the aisle in 2011 and lived in an apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. However, they announced their separation in March 2013. After the divorce, Benjamin started dating his co-star, Kaya Scodelario, in April 2014 during the filming of The King’s Daughter. The two were engaged on December 28, 2014, and later married in 2015. The couple adopted the surname “Scodelario-Davis and in November 2016, they welcomed their son.

Benjamin Walker Education

He graduated from Cartersville High School based in Cartersville. Later, Benjamin joined the Interlochen Arts Academy near Traverse City prior to enrolling at Juilliard School in New York City. He graduated from the latter’s Training Program in 2004.

Benjamin Walker Actor

He portrayed Bertram Cates in the Broadway revival of Inherit the Wind in  February 2007. The production opened on April 12, 2007, at the Lyceum Theatre and enjoyed a 10-week run to a full house. Later, the show was nominated for four Tony awards eg Best Revival. In April 2008, Benjamin appeared in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses as the Chevalier Danceny.

Also, he played the inexperienced lover who turns out to be the sex pawn of the pernicious La Marquise de Merteuil who Broadway World describes as the “definitive battle of the sexes. The production enjoyed a full house and was also nominated for six Tony awards.

Benjamin Walker Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

In  January 2011, it was announced that Benjamin would star as Abraham Lincoln in the film titled adaptation of Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. The film came out in June 2012. Benjamin told Rolling Stone magazine that he read a number of biographies on Lincoln to prepare for the role. He was cast in the film adaptation of Paradise Lost as Archangel Michael but production was canceled in 2012. Benjamin starred in the 2012 film titled  Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight as Kevin Connolly.

Benjamin Walker American Psycho

He starred in a number of incarnations of the show to great critical acclaim. From 2012 to 2013,  he played Brick in a revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. His other stage credits include American Psycho (2016), Romeo and Juliet (2006), Lady Windermere’s Fan (2005), the Lincoln Center Theater workshop of Spring Awakening (2005), and The Arrangements at the Atlantic Theatre Company (2005). In a Play nomination for his performance in the 2019 Broadway revival of All My Sons, Benjamin received a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor.

Benjamin Walker Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

In December 2007, Benjamin starred in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson as Andrew Jackson during its world premiere in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. He reprised his role in 2010 at the Public Theater in the musical, first off-Broadway and then at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. However, the musical enjoyed a successful short run. It became a critical hit although it was nominated for a few awards.

Benjamin Walker Broadway

He reprised his role in the musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson as Andrew Jackson in 2010 at the Public Theater in the musical, first off-Broadway and then at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. However, the musical enjoyed a successful short run. It became a critical hit although it was nominated for a few awards.

Also, he starred in the short film titled All Saint’s Day in 2007. The film was a Savannah College of Art and Design winner for the narrative short category. In 2009, Benjamin appeared in the independent films titled Coach and The War Boys. He was cast as Hank McCoy/Beast in 2010 in X-Men: First Class. However, he dropped out of the role to star in the Broadway musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

Benjamin Walker Davis

A Benjamin Davis had already registered with the Screen Actors Guild, so Benjamin had to take his mother’s maiden name as his stage name. He and his current wife Kaya Scodelario adopted the surname “Scodelario-Davis after their wedding in 2015.

Benjamin Walker Mamie Gummer

He became romantically engaged to actress Mamie Gummer in 2009. The couple walked down the aisle in 2011 and lived in an apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. However, they announced their separation in March 2013.

Benjamin Walker Movies

– 2004 Kinsey

– 2005 The Notorious Bettie Page

– 2006 My Favorite Fairy Tales: Volume 2

– 2006 My Favorite Fairy Tales: Volume 4

– 2007 Wasted NYC

– 2007 All Saints Day

– 2009 The War Boys

– 2010 Coach

– 2011 The Hot Potato

– 2011 Wolfe with an E

– 2012 Abraham Lincoln: – Vampire Hunter

– 2015 In the Heart of the Sea

– 2016 The Choice

– 2017 Shimmer Lake

– 2019 Love Is Blind

– 2021 The Ice Road

Benjamin Walker Net Worth

Acting has been his main source of income and wealth since he launched his career. Benjamin has an estimated net worth of $1,247,915.

Who Is Benjamin Walker

Benjamin is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Best known for his leading role in the 2012 film titled Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and his appearances in the films titled Kinsey and Flags of Our Fathers.

Is Benjamin Walker Married

He at first married his ex-wife, actress Mamie Gummer in 2011 and lived in an apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. However, they announced their separation in March 2013. After the divorce, Benjamin started dating his co-star, Kaya Scodelario, in April 2014 during the filming of The King’s Daughter. They engaged on December 28, 2014, and later married in 2015. The couple adopted the surname “Scodelario-Davis and in November 2016, they welcomed their son.

How Old Is Benjamin Walker

Benjamin is a 39-year-old American actor who was born on June 21, 1982, in Cartersville, Georgia, United States of America.

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