Ben Green (comedian)

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Ben Green
Born Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Genres Sketch comedy
Influences Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David, Chris Morris, Ricky Gervais, Steve Coogan, Armando Iannucci, Garry Shandling, Joan Rivers, etc.
Notable works and roles "Punch Me I Won't Sue" - YOBI Laugh Winner
Website Ben's Website

Ben Rufus Green is a comedian from Canterbury, Kent, England, who primarily creates sketch comedy videos. His work can be seen on YOBI.tv, Funny or Die, YouTube, and MySpace. His alias on these websites is greensville.

Green has been writing and acting in sketches since 2006.[1]

History[edit]

Green received his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Media Drama in 1998 with Honours from the University of Glamorgan. He served in the British Territorial Army for one year.[2]

YOBI.tv[edit]

In 2009, Green won the YOBI Laugh contest from YOBI.tv's first season for his entry "Punch Me I Won't Sue".[3] He won $10,000.00 USD and tickets for two to the premiere of The Informant! starring Matt Damon as well as access to an after party and VIP tickets to the taping of the Late Show with David Letterman.[4] Green is the co-star with Michael Sorrentino (of the Jersey Shore series) of the YOBI.tv New Stage webseries.

Filmography[edit]

Year Role/Type Company Production
2007 Television - Watchdog BBC Alan Holland
2007 Television - History Hunters BBC Seb Illis
2008 Television - History Hunters BBC Seb Illis
2008 Interviewer/Commercial Burger King Colin Gregg
2009 Chauffeur/Short Film Xmas Eve Productions Xmas Eve Productions
2009 Commercial Virgin Trains Partizan
2009 Short Film Hands Solo UK Film Council [5]
2009 Television - Grumpy Guide to Christmas Liberty Bell Pip Banyard
2010 Commercial Halifax Smith and Sons
2010 Television - Sherlock - A Study in Pink BBC Paul McGuigan
2010 Television - Grumpy Old School Days Liberty Bell Pip Banyard
2010 Television - Nuzzle and Scratch - Train Guards BBC Jack Jameson
2011 Television - Grumpy Guide to Work Liberty Bell Ninushka Oller
2011 Television - Grumpy Guide to Food Liberty Bell Ninushka Oller
2012 Television - Not Going Out Avalon Nick Wood

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