Kenneth Robert Tuff Baumann|
August 8, 1989
Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
|Other names||Kenny Baumann|
|Occupation||Actor, Writer, Publisher, Book designer|
|Spouse(s)||Aviva Baumann (m. 2012)|
Kenneth Robert Tuff "Ken" Baumann (born August 8, 1989) is an American writer, publisher, and book designer. For ten years, he worked in theater, film, and television, becoming most known for playing Ben Boykewich on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He is the author of the novels Solip and Say, Cut, Map, the nonfiction book EarthBound, as well as various essays, short stories, and poems. He owns and operates Sator Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publishing company, is the series designer for Boss Fight Books, and co-published No Colony, a literary journal, with Blake Butler. He is a co-founder of the iOS app Sweetspot, and an angel investor in the learning platform Memrise. He currently attends St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Baumann was born in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Vicki and Robert Baumann. He grew up in Abilene, Texas, where his family owned and operated a miniature horse ranch and wildlife rescue. In 2012, he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He married actress Aviva Farber on June 16, 2012 in Malibu, California.
|2003||Riding the 9||Scott||Short film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2004||Consideration||Albert||Short film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2004||Birdie & Bogey||Party Boy||as Kenny Baumann|
|2005||Falling||Little Jimmy||Short film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2006||Wolves in the Woods||Peter||as Kenny Baumann|
|2008||Whore||Kenny||as Kenny Baumann|
|2009||Here's Herbie||Mike||Short film|
|2012||We Speak||Ken||Short film|
|2005||Don't Ask||Calvin Collins||Television film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2006||Sixty Minute Man||Michael Hendersen||Television film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2006||The Other Mall||Trevor||Television film; as Kenny Baumann|
|2008||Eli Stone||Peter Johnson||1 episode|
|2008–2013||The Secret Life of the American Teenager||Ben Boykewich||Main role; 121 episodes|
|2013||Call Me Crazy: A Five Film||Luke||Television film|
- "Sweetspot - Team". Onsweetspot.com. 2014-09-29. Retrieved 2016-06-01.
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- Jonathan Gold Gave Me Crohn's Disease
- The Secret Life of the American Teenager Star Ken Baumann Weds Aviva Farber
- "Interview with Sean Kilpatrick | Columbia Poetry Reviews". Blogs.colum.edu. Retrieved 2016-06-01.