Background: “It seemed so absurd to me at the time. C") Hailing from Austin, Texas, Benjamin Mc Kenzie began acting off-Broadway before landing the star-making role of Ryan Atwood, the troubled surrogate brother to Adam Brody's Seth, on the FOX teen drama "The O. He has also guest-starred in such TV shows as "The District," "JAG" and "Mad TV," and has played significant roles in the films "Junebug" (2005) and "88 Minutes" (2008).
That doesn't happen to some kid from Austin who doesn't know what the heck he's doing.” Benjamin Mc Kenzie (on being a part of "The O.
“I didn't really know what I wanted to do, so I thought I'd get a good education and do some acting at the same time.” During his spare time, Benjamin enjoys playing football, skiing, and snowboarding. C.” co-stars Adam Brody, Mischa Barton and Rachel Bilson. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoe box anyway.” Benjamin Mc Kenzie Johnny Got His Gun "I'm somewhat puzzled about that myself.
He recently moved into a new apartment in Santa Monica. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. I did theater in college, so I had already started down that path, but I didn't want to major in theater at U. I didn't really know what I wanted to do, so I thought I'd get a good education and do some acting at the same time" Benjamin Mc Kenzie.
Ben decided to drop his last name and use his middle as his last, was for On September 12, 1978, Benjamin Mc Kenzie Schenkkan was born. Following, his graduation from the University of Virginia where he was a Foreign Affairs and Economics major, he moved to New York to pursue his passion for acting.
Ben decided to drop his last name and use his middle as his last, was for screen-credit purposes as there was already another actor named Ben Schenkman registered with the Screen Actors Guild.
It's either for publicity value or because they're bored.