Ben Feldman (actor)
Feldman at NBCUniversal's 2014 Summer TCA Tour in July 2014
May 27, 1980 |
Potomac, Maryland, United States
|Spouse(s)||Michelle Mulitz (m. 2013)|
Ben Feldman (born May 27, 1980) is an American actor. He has done stage acting, including the Broadway play The Graduate along with Alicia Silverstone and Kathleen Turner. He also played a leading character in The Perfect Man and portrayed Fran Drescher's son on the television series Living with Fran.
From 2009 to 2011, he was a regular on the television series Drop Dead Diva in the role of guardian angel Fred. Feldman left the series at the start of the fourth season, although he made occasional appearances. In April 2012, he joined the cast of AMC's Mad Men as a regular, playing the character Michael Ginsberg. In addition to acting, he also has his own wine label, Angelica Cellars.
Feldman was born in Potomac, Maryland. His father, Robert, runs an ad agency and his maternal aunt is chef Susan Feniger. Feldman was raised in his father's Jewish faith, attending Conservative and Orthodox denominations. He was involved in camp and school theater from the age of six, and attended Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. He worked as a camp counselor in the theater and taught a videography class for several summers in Bethesda, Maryland. He attended Ithaca College in New York, where he received a bachelor of fine arts in acting. After graduating, he moved to New York City, where he performed on Broadway and eventually moved to Los Angeles to act in film and television.
Feldman lives in Los Angeles, California, and is co-owner of a wine label called Angelica Cellars. In 2012, Feldman became engaged to Michelle Mulitz. They were married on October 12, 2013, at Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
|2005||When Do We Eat?||Zeke|
|2005||Perfect Man, TheThe Perfect Man||Adam Forrest|
|2009||Friday the 13th||Richie|
|2012||Sluts, Bitches and Whores!||Dan||Short film|
|2012||Departure Date||Young Jake||Short film|
|2014||As Above, So Below||George|
|2003||Less than Perfect||Nicholas||Episode: "Rules"|
|2003||The Mayor||Jake Winterhalter|
|2005–2006||Living with Fran||Josh Reeves||Main cast; 26 episodes|
|2007||Numbers||Seth Marlowe||Episode: "Graphic"|
|2008||Las Vegas||Herbert||Episode: "Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast"|
|2008||New Adventures of Old Christine, TheThe New Adventures of Old Christine||Timmy||Episode: "The New Adventures of Old Christine"|
|2009||See Kate Run||Dan Carver|
|2009||Medium||Justin Lydecker||3 episodes|
|Drop Dead Diva||Fred||Main cast (seasons 2–3); recurring (seasons 1 and 4); guest star (season 6); 38 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jason Devereaux||Episode: "Working Stiffs"|
|2011||Love Bites||Sam||Episode: "Stand and Deliver"|
|2012–2014||Mad Men||Michael Ginsberg||Recurring (season 5); main cast (season 6–7)
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (2012)
|2013||Major Crimes||Jason Andrews||Episode: "Under the Influence"|
|2013||Mindy Project, TheThe Mindy Project||Jason Richman||2 episodes|
|2014–||Silicon Valley||Ron LaFlamme||5 episodes|
|2014–2015||A to Z||Andrew Lofland||Main cast; 13 episodes|
|2015||Childrens Hospital||Leo Richie||Episode: "Home Life of a Doctor"|
|2015–present||Superstore||Jonah||Main cast; 11 episodes|
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- UsWeekly Staff (16 December 2012). "Exclusve: Mad Men Star Ben Feldman Is Engaged to Michelle Mulitz!". UsWeekly. Celebrity News. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
- Webber, Stephanie (12 October 2013). "Exclusive: Ben Feldman Marries Michelle Mulitz: All the Wedding Details". UsWeekly. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
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