Kurt Doss

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Kurt Doss
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Born (1996-09-18) September 18, 1996 (age 20)
Erie, Pennsylvania[1]
Occupation Child actor

Kurt Doss (born September 18, 1996) is an American child actor, best known for playing Frred in Happy Monster Band, and playing the youngest son, Ben Gallagher in Ruby & the Rockits.


Doss's home town in Erie, Pennsylvania. From a young age had a sense of humor, which got the attention of Chambers Stevens, who is an acting coach.[1] Doss was introduced to acting by Stevens, and Doss and his mother decided to move to Los Angeles, CA so Doss could pursue acting.[1]


In a six-year period, Doss appeared in 40 national commercials for Kellogg's, Sarah Lee, Washington Mutual, Fruit of the Loom. and others.[1]

He made his acting debut in television, playing Tori Spelling's nephew in the TV movie, A Christmas Carol. Soon-after, Kurt had had co-starring and guest starring roles in television such as According to Jim, Joey, Desperate Housewives, Back To You The New Adventures of Old Christine, Scrubs and more. He was a lead series regular in the children's program Happy Monster Band, plus he had a recurring role in Special Agent Oso. Doss also has appeared in sketch comedy and improv, such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, MAD TV and Frank TV. He then landed a starring role in Ruby & the Rockits, playing the youngest son, Ben. His first leading role in a feature film was Henry in Knucklehead.[2]


Year Film Role Other notes
2003 The Bug Man Kevin
2003 A Christmas Carol Tyler Carol's nephew
2004 The Five People You Meet in Heaven Young Boy Voice only
2007 The Minister of Divine Boy TV film
2007 Seven's Eleven: Sweet Toys Breaker
2008 Libertyville Grant TV film
2008 The Hottie and the Nottie Young Arno
2008 Role Models' Ronnie's Friend Kyle aka Vorbilder (Germany)
2009 Opposite Day Kid Shop Owner
2010 Knucklehead Henry
Year Series Role Other notes
2004 According to Jim Kid #1 "Dress to Kill Me" (Season 4, Episode 5)
Huff Young Teddy "That Fucking Cabin" (Season 1, Episode 7)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Various characters Unknown episodes
2005 Life on a Stick Gus "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)
Joey Kid #2 "Joey and the Poker" (Season 2, Episode 7)
2006 Dr. Phil Kurt/Boy "Are You a Bitch?"
Mike's Super Short Show Cousin Stevie "Chicken Little" (Season 4, Episode 16)
The New Adventures of Old Christine Jack "Teach Your Children Well" (Season 1, Episode 8)
Invasion Curtis "The Son Also Rises" (Season 1, Episode 19)
2007 Punk'd Kurt Episode #8.2
3-Minute Game Show Himself - Contestant "High School Musical 2: Part 2" (Season 1, Episode 2)
Desperate Housewives Boy #2 "Gossip" (Season 3, Episode 20)
Back to You Brian "Gracie's Bully" (Season 1, Episode 6)
Frank TV German Boy "Frankly, My Dear, I Don't Give a Frank" (Season 1, Episode 3)
2008 Happy Monster Band Frred Voice role
10 episodes
Special Agent Oso Dawson Unknown episodes
2009 Scrubs Ryan "Our Role Models" (Season 9, Episode 3)
2009 Ruby & the Rockits Ben Gallagher Main role, 10 episodes


  1. ^ a b c d "ABC Family: Kurt Doss (Ben Gallagher of Ruby & The Rockits)". ABCFamily.Go. Archived from the original on July 21, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 
  2. ^ Lloyd, Robert (July 21, 2009). "'Ruby & the Rockits'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-08-02. 

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