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|Born||Benjamin David Salisbury
October 19, 1980
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
|Years active||1992–2006 2013-present|
|Spouse(s)||Kelly Murkey (2006-2013)|
Salisbury was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October 19, 1980, to parents David Arthur Salisbury and Mindy Jo (née Schneidwind) Salisbury. In 1998, he graduated from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, Minnesota, and enrolled in American University in Washington, D.C., that fall.
An accomplished dancer, Salisbury would often treat The Nanny studio audiences to improvisational routines when the cameras were not rolling.
Benjamin played the voice of Tin Boy on The Oz Kids (1996-1997)
Salisbury was also lined up to play Bart Simpson in the Simpsons live-action movie which was greenlit at the height of Simpsons mania in 1992.
Salisbury was a contestant on the hit quiz show Jeopardy! where he competed in a very special Teen Celebrity Jeopardy! against Kirsten Dunst and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Salisbury won with $1 but received $15,000 for his charity while Dunst and Levitt each received $10,000 for theirs.
In 2005, he had a minor role as a train expert on the episode "Sabotage" of the series Numb3rs. In August 2006, Salisbury was featured in Domino's Pizza commercials featuring Fudge-ums, Domino's then-new mini-brownies.
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