|Born||May 27, 1980|
Potomac, Maryland, U.S.
|Education||Ithaca College (BFA)|
Ben Feldman (born May 27, 1980) is an American actor. Throughout his career, Feldman has undertaken roles on stage, including the Broadway play The Graduate along with more prominent roles in television series such as his role as Jonah Simms in the NBC sitcom Superstore. He has also played lead characters in films including The Perfect Man.
Early life and education
Feldman was born in Potomac, Maryland. His mother is Kris Feldman, and his father, Robert "Bob" Feldman, runs a Maryland advertising agency. Feldman is from a Jewish family and attended Conservative Jewish and Orthodox Jewish synagogues and schools. He has a sister, Morgan. His maternal aunt, Susan Feniger, is a chef in Los Angeles.
He was involved in acting camp and school theater from the age of 6. He attended Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. He worked as a camp counselor in the theater and taught a videography class for several summers in Bethesda, and attended Ithaca College in New York, where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting.
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From 2009 to 2011, he was a regular on the television series Drop Dead Diva in the role of guardian angel Fred before leaving the series at the start of the fourth season. In April 2012, he joined the cast of AMC's Mad Men as a regular, playing the character Michael Ginsberg. More recently Feldman appeared as Ron LaFlamme on HBO's Silicon Valley from 2014 to 2019, and from 2015 to 2021 played the lead Jonah Simms in the NBC sitcom Superstore.
In June 2017, it was announced that they were expecting their first child. On October 24 2017, their son Charlie was born. Their second child, a daughter named Effie, was born in May 2019.
|2005||When Do We Eat?||Zeke|
|2005||The Perfect Man||Adam Forrest|
|2009||Friday the 13th||Richie|
|2012||Sluts, Bitches and Whores!||Dan||Short film|
|2012||Departure Date||Young Jake||Short film|
|2013||Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th||Himself||Documentary film|
|2014||As Above, So Below||George|
|2015||400 Days||Bug Kieslowski|
|2003||Less than Perfect||Nicholas||Episode: "Rules"|
|2003||The Mayor||Jake Winterhalter|
|2005–06||Living with Fran||Josh Reeves||26 episodes|
|2007||Numbers||Seth Marlowe||Episode: "Graphic"|
|2008||Las Vegas||Herbert||Episode: "Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast"|
|2008||The New Adventures of Old Christine||Timmy||Episode: "The New Adventures of Old Christine"|
|2009||See Kate Run||Dan Carver|
|2009–14||Drop Dead Diva||Fred||38 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jason Devereaux||Episode: "Working Stiffs"|
|2011||Love Bites||Sam||Episode: "Stand and Deliver"|
|2012–14||Mad Men||Michael Ginsberg||22 episodes|
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (2012)
|2013||Major Crimes||Jason Andrews||Episode: "Under the Influence"|
|2013||The Mindy Project||Jason Richmond||2 episodes|
|2014–2019||Silicon Valley||Ron LaFlamme||13 episodes|
|2014–15||A to Z||Andrew Lofland||13 episodes|
|2015||Childrens Hospital||Leo Richie||Episode: "Home Life of a Doctor"|
|2015–2021||Superstore||Jonah Simms||Main cast, 113 episodes; also director for the episodes Lottery and Carol's Back|
|2017||Hollywood Game Night||Himself||Episode: Super Duper Store Night|
|2019||Big Hero 6: The Series||Chris||Voice; 6 episodes|
|2021||Monsters at Work||Tylor Tuskmon||Voice; Main cast|
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